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Yukon Mineral Exploration Program

    Apply to the Yukon Mineral Exploration Program

    The Yukon Mineral Exploration Program promotes and enhances mineral prospecting and exploration activities in Yukon. It provides a portion of the risk capital required to locate, explore and develop mineral projects to an advanced exploration stage. Applicants are invited to submit prospecting and exploration proposals. We encourage you to consult with our mineral development geologist, Derek Torgerson.

    For the 2017-18 fiscal year, the funding level is $1,600,000.

    2017 successful candidates  62 KB

        
    Applications are accepted for both hard rock exploration projects (under one of three modules: Grassroots Prospecting, Focused Regional or Target Evaluation) and placer exploration projects (under new Placer Module).

      Application information and forms:

        Deadline for applications is MARCH 31st annually


        Contact Us

        Derek Torgerson
        YMEP Geologist
        Yukon Geological Survey (K102)
        Department of Energy, Mines and Resources
        Government of Yukon

        Box 2703 (K102)
        Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
        Telephone: (867) 456-3828
        Toll free in Yukon: (800) 661-0408
        or
        102-300 Main St.
        Whitehorse, Yukon
        Fax: (867) 667-3198
        E-Mail: ymep@gov.yk.ca