Rooted in Community
In the spirit of community giving, we sponsor the following groups and organizations. Additionally, each individual mutual supports many more organizations across the province as part of their own giving back program.
IPM & Queen of the Furrow Competition
Ontario Mutuals is a presenting partner of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM). The IPM is a five-day celebration of agriculture and rural living. There are plowing competitions, a range of activities for people of all ages, numerous opportunities to learn about agriculture, near-constant live entertainment, and hundreds of vendors and exhibitors.
The Umbrella Project
The Umbrella Project is a teacher-led curriculum and school-based program created to help teachers, students and parents reframe our perception of challenges and strengthen the skills of well-being to positively cope with the every day stresses of life.
Farm & Food Care Ontario
Farm & Food Care Ontario is a registered Canadian Charity and coalition representing Ontario farmers and associated businesses. Farm & Food Care Ontario brings farmers, agricultural professionals, related businesses, government organizations and other groups together with a mandate to provide credible information on food and farming in Ontario.
4-H is a non-profit positive youth development organization that spans 70 countries across the world and 10 provinces across the country. For over a century, 4-H Ontario has been working to build youth into leaders in their communities and assets to the world.
AgScape is a registered charity incorporated under the Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations Act of Ontario. Agscape’s goal is to promote positive social, economic, and environmental impacts of the agri-food sector to students throughout Ontario.
Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference West
The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference (AWC) is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food. AWC allows women to network with other women in the Ag sector and teaches them how to enhance their family life, community, career, and industry through:
communications and coaching
mentoring and networking
financial management and independence
health and balance of life strategies
career planning, and setting goals in all areas
The Fire Fighters Association of Ontario (FFAO)
The The Fire Fighters Association of Ontario (FFAO) offers a united voice for all firefighters across Ontario. Executives and members play a leading role on provincial committees dealing with equipment standards, occupational health and safety, firefighter training and government legislation.
FarmSmart Agricultural Conference
The FarmSmart organization started in 1998 as a conference only event geared to help educate farmers on new topics that might assist them to develop their farming operations. The FarmSmart philosophy is to attract all producers, whether the farm focus and interest is cropping and nutrient management or livestock production. In addition to their annual conference, FarmSmart now holds numerous other events throughout the year.
The Rural Ontario Institute and AALP Program
The Rural Ontario Institute delivers programs that develop strong leaders who are critical voices around opportunities and key issues facing rural and northern Ontario.
Their Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) is an 18-month experiential executive leadership program for those who want to shape the future of the agriculture and food industry and make a positive difference in rural communities across Ontario.
Southwest Agricultural Conference
Located at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus. The SouthWest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) offers two days of dynamic speakers and industry leading agricultural experts to provide leading information to meet today’s agricultural challenges.
Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building
THE KEMPTVILLE COLLEGE ALUMNI HISTORICAL BUILDING
The Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building is dedicated to housing memorabilia from Kemptville College which opened in 1917.
The Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Association
The Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Association was incorporated in 1979 as a non-profit association. The Hall of Fame’s mission is to acknowledge, record and preserve the contributions made by leaders to the growth and development of Ontario's agriculture and agri-food industry.
The Insurance Institute
The Insurance Institute is the premier source of professional education and career development for the country's property and casualty insurance industry.
The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) is a unique not-for-profit farm organization that represents all commodity groups across the province.
The OSCIA are leaders in producer education, local association development, program delivery and consumer outreach.
Each individual mutual insurance company offers local support by donating their time and efforts to the projects their community members hold dear.
The spirit of mutual insurance is woven into the fabric of every community.
It’s the spirit of coming together for the greater good.