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What does The Escarpment Project do?


The Escarpment Project creates a safe and sustainable habitat for the wildlife living on the Niagara Escarpment, a protected biosphere reserve, through remediation processes. Escarpment Project volunteers remove contaminants that can injure or kill plant and wildlife home to the escarpment. Over 100 of them are already on the endangered or at risk species lists.
Litter and garbage is also unsightly and doesn’t belong there.

Volunteer BBQ/Festival Sponsor


The benefits of taking part in The Escarpment Project to humans is incredible!
The Escarpment Project actually helps fight mental/emotional disorders because being in nature, hiking and volunteering all fight depression, stress and mental fatigue. It’s like a hat trick for your health. From an emotional, psychological and physiological view point there is nothing better you can do naturally for the improvement of your own overall health and well being.

Immediately after volunteering people tell us that they feel a sense of pride, satisfaction, accomplishment and more connected or grounded. Volunteers get instant gratification because they can see the results so easily when they are done.

Gold Sponsors

Millionaires Daughter

Beer Garden Sponsor


Media Sponsor

The City

The City of Hamilton also directly benefits in several ways;

  • The Escarpment Project brings people together from across Hamilton for a common goal, in the same place, on the same day and at the same time.
  • The Escarpment Project builds and strengthens both micro and macro communities within Hamilton.
  • It gives people a sense of pride for their communities and for the city itself. It makes the city a cleaner and better place to live and play.

Why become a sponsor?

The success of our organization depends to a large extent upon the financial and product support of corporate sponsors. They in turn have gained and can benefit in some of the following ways:

  • This is a unique marketing initiative that demonstrates to the people in your target market area that your company continues to have an interest in preserving the environment, and in maintaining one of Greater Hamilton’s unique appeals, namely  the Escarpment and its waterfalls and trails.
  • It demonstrates the willingness of sponsoring companies to give back to the community.
  • Sponsorship companies share in the media attention this project has attracted in the past and will continue to enjoy in the future.
  • Our many volunteers, who are now expected to number 1,000, will identify with your company as sharing a common environmental cause and become loyal fans of your company and its products and services.

Through our various levels of sponsorship, businesses have the opportunity to promote themselves not only to the hundreds of volunteers who participate in the event, but to the general public as part of The Escarpment Project’s online and print advertising. We are proud to announce our growing list of corporate sponsors and community partners list.

As The Escarpment Project grows so does list of companies, businesses and corporations who help. 2017 welcomes several new sponsors including; Nestle Waters, Maple Leaf Foods and Mortgage Architects.

Thanks also to the repeat sponsors who have and continue to help us make this event a success year after year; Punchbowl Market & Bakery, Muskoka Brewery, Roma Pizza and Rony’s Rotisserie.

There are also the Friends of the Escarpment Project who continue to help us with volunteership, funding and as liaisons who help us work with the City of Hamilton. Hamilton Councillors; Tom Jackson, Sam Merulla, Doug Conley, Jason Farr, Arlene Vanderbeek, Chad Collins, East Hamilton Optimist Club, Volunteer Hamilton, The Dumpster Service and Crossfade Sound. We are very appreciative of all your work and ask other community members to support you.

Silver Sponsor

Food Sponsors

Food sponsors are businesses that donate food in kind for the Escarpment Project Volunteer BBQ at the end of the clean-up.




If you are interested in becoming a sponsor at any level or learning more about sponsorship opportunities at The Escarpment Project please contact us by filling out this form.