Regional Call For Proposals

Announcing United Way Critical Hours one time grant Call for Proposals

Please see below for a specific Call for Proposals (CFP) for a joint effort by the United Ways of Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark and Renfrew Counties, as part of our new working partnership.  Full details of the CFP are available through the links below.

Note that this is NOT the normal Call for Proposals for United Way Lanark County for 2017 – that Call for Proposals will go out mid-February, under a separate notice.

The United Way/Centraides of Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark and Renfrew Counties are accepting applications for funding as of February 17th 2017.

Applications for this Call for Proposals must be focused on Critical Hours for children aged 6-18 years.  See page 4 of Regional CFP – Critical Hours Call for Proposal Guidelines final English for more information.
Funding Priorities:

  •  Applications that focus on under-served rural areas; and/or
  • Applications that demonstrate how youth are engaged in the development of the program and or program leadership.

Applications that do not meet at least one of the two funding priorities will not be considered.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 1pm.

All applications must be submitted online through the Agency Portal at:

 Agency Information Sessions:

We are offering Remote access/Call in Agency Information Sessions on the following dates:

February 7, 2017 2 – 3pm – English

February 8, 2017 10 – 11pm – French

February 13, 2017 10 -11am – English

Registration is required in order to receive login instructions – registration for each session, closes 24 hours before the chosen session.  Register Now

Answers to FAQ received by March 3, 2017 will be compiled and posted at  by March 9, 2017.

Contact with any questions.

 Please note that the grant application process is being administered by United Way Ottawa on behalf of the United Way/Centraides of Prescott-Russell, Ottawa, Lanark and Renfrew Counties.

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