Parents Reaching Out Grants
Ontario's Parents Reaching Out Grants encourage parent engagement at the local, regional and provincial levels. There are two types of grants: School councils can apply for Parents Reaching Out Grants for Schools; Parent organizations, Parent Involvement Committees (PICs), school boards, non-profit organizations and postsecondary institutions can apply for Parents Reaching Out Grants for Regional/Provincial Projects.
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 19,500 PRO Grants to school councils and 799 regional/provincial PRO Grants. This is a total investment of nearly $31 million to help increase parent engagement at the local, regional, and provincial levels.
There are two types of grants: