By |January 1st, 2016|

The Province of Ontario provides a new $17 million endowment and TAF expands its mandate to the GTHA. The name “Toronto” Atmospheric Fund is changed to “The” Atmospheric Fund.


By |January 1st, 2014|

TAF supports a new business venture to finance energy-efficient retrofits and wins Special Commendation at the Financial Times/International Finance Corporation Transformational Business Awards for its efforts.


By |January 1st, 2012|

TAF grants $190,000 to Evergreen, a non-profit environmental organization, to manage Move the GTHA, a collaboration of 12 multi-sector groups calling for new provincial funding for regional transit – the Province commits $1.5 billion annually in new funding in its 2014 budget.


By |January 1st, 2011|

City of Toronto’s emissions drop 16% compared to 1990 levels, exceeding the Kyoto target. Canada’s emissions rise 18%.


By |January 10th, 2010|

TAF initiates the Energy Savings Performance Agreement that allows owners of large buildings to invest in energy-efficient retrofits without having to take on a conventional loan.


By |January 10th, 2009|

TAF adds four new programs to advance low-carbon technologies: LightSavers (outdoor LED lighting), FleetWise (electric vehicles in fleets), SolarCity (urban solar energy), and TowerWise (high-rise building retrofits).


By |January 10th, 2008|

TAF finances a state-of-art retrofit for a high-rise building owned by the Parkdale United Church Foundation and lends $700,000 to Artscape to install a geothermal heating system at the Wychwood Arts Barn.


By |January 10th, 2005|

TAF co-creates the Green Condo Loan with Tridel; the developer uses the loan to incorporate energy-efficient measures in new condos that exceed the standards required by the Provincial Building Code. This paved the way for strengthened efficiency requirements for all new buildings in Toronto.


By |January 10th, 2004|

TAF grants Exhibition Place $250,000 to build a 100 kilowatt photovoltaic electricity generation plant on the roof of the Horse Palace – the largest in Canada at the time.


By |January 10th, 2003|

TAF works with Toronto Community Housing and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to craft a financing plan to replace aging fridges, stoves, washers and dryers in 57,500 housing units with energy-efficient versions, reducing emissions by 5,500 tonnes per year.