2017-2018 Call For Proposals

Rural & Remote Funding Stream

The YMCA of Regina (the Community Entity) and the Rural and Remote Advisory Board (RRAB) through the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) are accepting funding applications for projects in rural and remote Saskatchewan for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.


As part of the Government of Canada’s support for social infrastructure, Budget 2016 is investing an additional $111.8 million to enhance services to address homelessness through the Homelessness Partnering Strategy over two years, starting in 2016/17.


The Rural and Remote Advisory Board has opted to list 5 funding priorities for the 2017-2018 Homelessness Partnering Strategy Funding:

1.       Capital Investment Projects

2.       Housing First

3.       Support Services

4.       Coordination of Resources and Leveraging

5.       Data Collection


Funding amounts available for the 2017-2018 Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) Call For Proposals to deliver:

Rural and Remote Funding Available
The purpose of this CFP is to allocate to allocate funding  for Support Services, Coordination of Resources and Leveraging, Capital Investments, Housing First, and Data Collection
April 2017 – March 2018
April 2018 – March 2019

Please Note: The program requirement to afford priority to communities with a population of 25,000 or less has been rescinded for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 funding years; as such, all non-designated communities may be considered for Rural and Remote Homelessness funding regardless of the population.


The deadline for applications is February 8, 2017


For more information please contact Pamela Reimer, Director of Homelessness Partnering and Housing First Initiatives, YMCA of Regina at  ca  or see the following documents.