In the Community
At Grenville Mutual, we believe in being more than just an insurance provider. We are deeply rooted in the communities we serve and are committed to making a positive impact. From supporting local charities and programs, to investing in the next generation of leaders in agriculture, we strive to be an integral part of the community and make a real difference in people’s lives.
Habitat for Humanity - Kemptville Korners
North Grenville community came together to start the new affordable housing development, Kemptville Korners, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. The development will provide 15 new townhomes to hard-working families in the heart of Kemptville. Grenville Mutual Insurance shares the same values as Habitat for Humanity and sees providing shelter to families in their community as a way of giving back. The build will be completed over the next two years with the help of volunteers and community support.
Leadership in Agriculture Award
Grenville Mutual supports future agricultural leaders by awarding a $2,500 prize to the top graduate from Algonquin College’s Business-Agriculture Diploma Program. The award goes to the person who showcases academic success and leadership qualities in the agribusiness field. With a commitment to supporting the communities we serve, Grenville Mutual, along with other local businesses, provides resources and support to help prepare students for the challenges they will face in the industry.
Grenville Mutual is supporting the next generation of agricultural leaders through Algonquin College’s Business-Agriculture Diploma Program by giving a $2,500 award to the graduate who demonstrates academic success and leadership qualities in the agribusiness sector.
“We strongly believe in supporting the communities where we do business, and agribusiness is a core to what we do. This partnership aligns with our values—to be involved in a program that supports the people who will be instrumental in making communities thrive in the future,” commented Pam Marson, President and CEO of Grenville Mutual.
“Today’s farmers and agribusiness owners need a broad range of skills: excellent risk management skills, technical know–how of their chosen sector, financial analysis methods, strong communication skills, and the ability to solve problems in the face of uncertainty. We’re committed to preparing the next generation for this reality,” said Shaun Barr, Academic Chair, Perth Campus.
Grenville Mutual is one of several local businesses supporting the program, not only with a financial award but with learning resources and subject matter experts. “We feel very fortunate to have companies like Grenville Mutual support the program, because it gives students real–life exposure to the very challenges they will face when they start, grow or scale a business,” added Martin Savard, Coordinator, Business–Agriculture at the Perth Campus.
The company, along with other local businesses, is committed to providing resources and support to prepare students for the challenges they will face in the industry.
About the Business
Agriculture Program at Algonquin College
The two–year Business/ Agriculture Ontario College Diploma program combines agriculture with business and management training, providing students with the skills necessary to successfully operate a farming operation or to provide services to agricultural businesses.