Awards and Achievements

Our projects have a solid track record of success.

Our Success

We’ve leveraged a diverse and far-reaching network of expert community service providers, many already working on community-level stormwater programming. The RAIN team and community participants have worked hard to achieve some great results. We’ve got the numbers to prove it!

Here are some of the highlights:

Connecting with Communities

  • Engaged over 15,000 people face-to-face
  • Held 150 special events
  • Organized 70 hands-on workshops
  • Conducted over 600 RAIN home visits in five communities


  • Diverted over 3 million litres of stormwater from storm sewers
  • Depaved over 3,000 m² of hard surfaces
  • Created rain gardens totalling 525 m²

Funding & Media

  • Raised over $2,000,000
  • Received 160 media hits

Our Awards


  • RAIN Community Solutions program received the Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence in the Non-Government Organization category. This award recognizes significant contribution and commitment to environmental protection in Ontario.


  • RAIN received the Council of the Federation Excellence in Water Stewardship Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements, innovative practice and leadership in water stewardship.