Parents Reaching Out Grants

Applications for the 2016-17 Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants program are now open.

The deadline for applications is May 29, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Please review the project guidelines and terms and conditions prior to submitting your application.

Apply for a school council grant
Apply for a regional/provincial grant

Achieving Excellence: A Renewed Vision for Education in Ontario, 2014 recognizes and acknowledges that parents are a key part of their children’s learning and of Ontario's success in education, and encourages a wide range of opportunities for parent, guardian and caregiver engagement in their children's learning.

Ontario's PRO Grants are designed to support parents in identifying barriers to engagement in their own community and to find local solutions to involve more parents in support of student achievement and well-being.

Since 2006, the government has supported over 17,000 PRO Grants to school councils and 680 regional/provincial PRO Grants. This is a total investment of over $27.5 million to help increase parent engagement at the local, regional, and provincial levels.

There are two types of grants:

Approved school council projects and regional/provincial projects for 2015-16 are listed below.

For information on the two types of grants, examples of past projects and application procedures please read the flyer (PDF, 257 KB).

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