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Annual Giving - The Blue and White Fund


The Blue and White Fund is a yearly fundraising drive supported by alumni, parents, alumni parents, friends, and the members of our Faculty and staff, and provides unrestricted and restricted dollars to Grand River Academy’s operating budget.

Although it is one of several ways you can support GRA, a top all boys boarding school, it is one of the most vital. You may find answers to frequently asked questions about this annual fundraising tradition. Thank you for your interest in supporting The Blue and White Fund.


Investing in Opportunities for Faculty and Students

Every gift, no matter the size, help Grand River Academy achieve its mission. The GRA experience is made possible by the generosity of our many donors and we are grateful for the alumni, parents, grandparents, parents of alumni, Faculty, staff, and friends who support the school. Thank you for investing in our Faculty and the lives of our students.

The Blue & White Fund

The Blue & White Fund plays a crucial role in enriching the lives of the students and Faculty of Grand River Academy, generating four percent of the Academy’s annual operating budget. Without this essential funding, the Academy would have to draw significant funds from the endowment, eroding the long-term financial stability of the institution. Gifts made to the Blue & White Fund directly impacts the Academy today as your gifts help sustain all areas of the Academy including Faculty salaries, academic, residential and student life programs, financial aid, and building operations.

The 2020-2021 Blue & White Fund raised more than $220,000 for Grand River Academy. Each and every gift to The Blue & White Fund directly helps to maintain the financial stability of the institution.

This year, we hope you’ll consider investing in the future of Grand River with your own gift to The Blue & White Fund. All gifts, regardless of the size, help ensure that each and every student has an exceptional learning experience in the classroom, in the dormitories, on the playing field, and in the arts.

Your gift to The Blue and White Fund is most important in securing Grand River’s future, for the gifts and service of one generation make it possible for Faculty and students of the next generation to teach and learn with excellence.

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The Blue & White Fund, GRA's annual giving program, provides critical support for every aspect of the student experience at GRA.