Philanthropic support totalling $13,000 is provided to local groups by Grand River Agricultural Society

ELORA – The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) recently awarded three donations totaling $13,000.

The presentations took place recently at Grand River Raceway , which is operated by GRAS.

The GRAS is a not-for-profit society, incorporated under the Agricultural and Horticultural Societies Act of Ontario and operated by a volunteer board of directors.

It is part of the organization’s mandate to encourage an awareness of agriculture and to promote improvements in the quality of life of persons living in an agricultural community.

As a proud community partner, GRAS provides funding and gift-in-kind support for initiatives which align with its mandate.

Since the inception of Grand River Raceway in 2004, GRAS has provided funding and Gift-In-Kind support for initiatives totaling more than $1.75 million.

For more information about volunteering with GRAS, becoming a member or applying for funding for an initiative which is in alignment with their mandate visit or call (519) 846-8879.