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The ImpactWX Genesis Grant provides small grants to community groups and organizations that are focused on developing new ideas related to severe weather response and awareness.

ImpactWX is a Toronto-based social impact fund with a mission to enable organizations that, through scientific understanding and public awareness, work to improve people’s response and safety during severe weather events. We are proud to have experience partnering with world-class organizations that actively move the needle on our understanding of severe weather and are thrilled to introduce a new stream of community-oriented funding through the ImpactWX Genesis Grant.

Aligned with our mission, this fund seeks to support initiatives that can improve vulnerable people’s response and safety during severe weather events. The ImpactWX Genesis Grant has a specific interest in initiatives that promote innovation, creativity and opportunities, as aligned with our core principles.

ImpactWX Genesis Grant will provide funding for 4 successful applicants with $25,000 per recipient in 2022.

Core Principles

1. Promote Innovation

  • Promote human-centred innovation and design
  • Develops and tests new concepts and ideas

2. Create Opportunities

  • Create opportunities for community and public engagement
  • Enable educational and learning experiences


ImpactWX is managed by Generation Capital.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.