Funding & Donations

Our Funding program is partnered by the Federal, Provincial and Civic Governments, however, we must continue to raise new funds to cover costs for future projects, including research and development.

The generosity of government, corporations, foundations, corporate firms and private individuals is needed to help us achieve our goals.  You can play a key role in the development of Hamilton’s Waterfront…

  • Corporate Sponsorships
  • Partnerships
  • Donations
  • Special Funding  / Support Opportunities

For more information on how to provide the help and support needed to sustain the funds required for future developments, please contact:


Executive Director
Hamilton Waterfront Trust
47 Discovery Drive
Hamilton, ON L8L 8K4
Telephone: 905-523-4498 ext. 21
Fax: 905-540-4498

E-mail:  [email protected]



The Hamilton Waterfront Trust (HWT) received a non-repayable grant of $5,000 from the City of Hamilton - City Enrichment Fund for 2022.  The grant was put towards the Hamiltonian Tour Boat and the Waterfront Trolley to enhance the customer experience.


The Hamilton Waterfront Trust (HWT) received a non-repayable contribution of $100,000 from the Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association (HHBRTA) as part of the Government of Canada's Tourism Relief Fund.

The HHBRTA is proud to be delivering this funding to support local tourism operators and help businesses in Hamilton Halton and Brant as they recover from the pandemic and build toward future opportunities and growth.

The HWT was awarded the contribution based on Visitor Experience Enhancements, including purchases made by the HWT that were put toward enhancing the tourism experience in Hamilton.