The application period for the 2015-2016 Parents Reaching Out Grants program is now closed.
Applicants will be notified directly regarding the status of their application.
Achieving Excellence: A Renewed Vision 2014 recognizes and acknowledges that parents are a key part of Ontario's success in education, and encourages a wide range of opportunities for parent, guardian and caregiver engagement and involvement in their children's learning.
Since 2006, the government has supported over 17,000 Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants to School Councils and 680 Regional/Provincial Grants. This is a total investment of over $27.5 million to help increase parent involvement in support of student achievement and well-being.
Ontario's Parents Reaching Out grants encourage parent engagement at the local, regional and provincial levels. They are designed to support parents in identifying barriers to parent engagement in their own community and to find local solutions to involve more parents in support of student achievement and well-being.
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).