Rural Initiatives and Planning Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Rural Initiatives & Planning Advisory Committee is to promote the viability of agriculture and rural affairs in the County and throughout the Province and to examine issues such as, but not limited to: the challenges of the global economy on local agricultural practices; the viability of schools in rural communities; and, alternative sources of economic development in rural areas

Committee meeting videos are also available on our YouTube channel.

Committee Members

Council Appointees
Councillor Ketchabaw (Chair)

Councillor Sally Martyn 
Councillor Giguere 
Warden Mary French 

Community Appointees
Donna Lunn

Community Grant Program

Are you a non-profit community group whose primary focus for your program or service is to respond to a community need within the County of Elgin? You may be eligible to apply for up to 50% of your program, service or event up to a maximum of $10,000.