Support The Yukon Prize for Visual Arts

This prize is made possible by sponsorships and donations by individuals, foundations and businesses.

Donate online
To make a charitable donation online to support Yukon art and artists through the Yukon Prize, please donate through our partner, the Yukon Arts Foundation, via Canada Helps.

Where you see the heading: “APPLY YOUR DONATION TO A SPECIFIC FUND SET UP BY THIS CHARITY” select “Yukon Prize for Visual Arts” from the drop down menu. You will receive a charitable donation receipt immediately by email from Canada Helps, identifying your support for the Yukon Prize for Visual Arts.

Donate via cheque
If you’d prefer, you can donate via a cheque made out to the Yukon Arts Foundation, re: Yukon Prize, and mail it to the Yukon Arts Foundation, Suite 201, 210 Hawkins Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1X4.  The Foundation will issue a charitable tax receipt.

You can also become part of the celebration of Yukon visual arts by having your business sponsor an aspect of the Yukon Prize or make a donation in kind. Would you like to sponsor part of the awards reception? Sponsor travel for the jury to the Yukon? Help to install the show in one of the Yukon communities or elsewhere? Donate to future Yukon Prize awards?

For information on business sponsorship opportunities, please contact us.


The Yukon Prize engages many volunteers working together to make this prestigious prize and related events possible. Can you help with communications? Help organize events? Teach marketing skills to artists? Take photographs? Volunteer to staff events?

Contact us to learn more about how you can be part of making the Yukon Prize a success and an enduring initiative.


One of the easiest ways to support the Yukon Prize is by sharing information about it. This requires no formal time commitment or financial contribution. Here are some suggestions to help get you started:

  • Talk to your friends and family about the Yukon Prize
  • Encourage and help artists who you know to apply
  • “Like” our Facebook Page
  • Post on Facebook about why you like the Yukon Prize (don’t forget to tag us in your post!)
  • Follow us on Instagram @YukonPrize

We would love to hear your suggestions.  Email us at or comment on Facebook or Twitter.

Thanks to our donors!

Joanne & Chris Bee, Chris Bredt & Jamie Cameron, Nora Clarkson, A. Allison Cushing, Sharon Hickey, Craig Hougen & Mary-Jane Warshawski,
the Hougen family, Leon & Joan Tuey, Keith Walden, Christine Young, Audrey & David Young, Anonymous, Two Rivers Gallery, Frederick and Mary Lou Smith, Xiu-Mei Zhang, Agatha Cinader, Heather Milnes, Irene and Don Dicks, Colleen Parrish and Ted Yao, Alison Brown, Jennifer Mauro, Valerie and Charles Pryce, Joan Stanton, Ron and Kip Veale