Rural & Remote Application Process

(This was released in 2017 for this current year of funding. As soon as we are able, we will release the details of 2019-2020 funding)

2018-2019 Rural & Remote Call For Proposals

The Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy: Call For Proposals in Rural and Remote Saskatchewan  

The YMCA of Regina (Community Entity) and the Rural and Remote Advisory Board (RRAB) through the Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) will be accepting funding applications for projects, which aim to alleviate or avoid the ill affects of homelessness in rural and remote Saskatchewan. 

The Rural and Remote Advisory Board has opted to list 5 funding priorities for the 2018-2019 Homelessness Partnering Strategy Funding:

  1. Capital Investment Projects
  2. Housing First
  3. Support Services
  4. Coordination of Resources and Leveraging
  5. Data Collection

Champion Community 

Through the Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy, we will also be accepting funding applications for Champion Communities in rural or remote Saskatchewan to take a united approach in combating homelessness. This would require collaboration and partnerships between community leaders and organizations. ‘Champion Community’ applications must exhibit the following: 

  • Broad community support 
  • A clearly defined homelessness issue to be addressed 
  • Measurable goals and outcomes  
  • The ability to leverage other resources to support the project  

The total amount of funding available is approximately $481,005.00 for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Funding is available for projects operating between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. 

Rural and remote communities are defined as off-reserve communities with a population of 25,000 or less. 

The deadline for applications is February 2, 2018 

For more information please contact Pamela Reimer, Director of Housing First Initiatives, YMCA of Regina at   or by phone at (306)757-9622 Ext. 234. 

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.