Living City Impact Awards

Living City Impact Awards 2018

The Living City Impact Awards recognize outstanding groups and individuals for initiatives that enrich communities in Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) jurisdiction and help advance its mandate. 


The Living City Impact Awards recognize individuals and organizations that are helping to advance one of the four pillars of TRCA’s Living City vision:

Healthy Rivers and Shorelines: Impact in this category may be related to water efficiency and innovation, wastewater management, stormwater management, erosion risk management, green infrastructure, etc.

Greenspace and Biodiversity: Impact in this category may be related to land securement and management, ecological restoration, parks management, species monitoring, invasive species management, etc.

Sustainable Communities: Impact in this category may be related to active transportation, renewable energy, climate change mitigation, waste management, urban planning, community development, etc.

Business Excellence: Impact in this category may be related to business innovation, entrepreneurship, professional development and advancement training, economic development, etc.


Eligible nominees include but are not limited to TRCA’s partners, supporters and peers in the following areas:

  • Government
  • Community
  • Business
  • Philanthropy
  • Education

Nominees may be either groups or individuals and must be affiliated in some way with TRCA or its fundraising arm, The Living City Foundation.

Nomination Process

To make a nomination, fill out the form found at end of this page. Please select only one award category (i.e., the one that best aligns with the nominee’s area of impact).

Nominations for groups (such as teams, departments or agencies) must include one primary contact.

Submission Deadline

Nomination forms must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018.

Selection and Award

The Living City Foundation’s selection committee will review all nominations. Submissions will be evaluated based on how the nominee’s project or accomplishment has (a) advanced a Living City pillar, and (b) positively impacted communities within TRCA’s jurisdiction.

The committee will also look for one or more of the following key qualities exemplified through the nominee’s work:

  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership

Decisions will be made in late September. Awards will be presented at the 25th Annual Living City Environmental Dinner being held on Thursday, November 1st, 2018.

Along with being presented with their award at the dinner, winners will be recognized in a special spotlight feature on The Living City Foundation’s website.

For questions and information, please contact:

Angela Barbieri 
Senior Development Officer
416-661-6600 x5410 |

Living City Impact Awards – 2018 Nomination Form

  • Nominator Contact Information

    Please include your full contact information as the person making this nomination.
  • Award Nomination

    Reminder: Please review the award guidelines to identify the best category for your nomination.
  • Please enter the name of the individual or group being nominated for an award. This will be used on all recognition materials.
  • Please include the award nominee's contact information.