Hamilton’s business community is turning industrial waste heat to energy
1/2019 - The Atmospheric Fund provided grant funding for the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce to accelerate innovative industrial energy solutions in the Bayfront area. Find out more about how this industry-led project will reduce emissions and increase business competitiveness by optimizing uses of industrial waste heat.
Beyond the commute: Three ways that the King Street Pilot creates more liveable communities
11/2018 - Data shows an 11% increase in public transit ridership in the downtown core; this increase in ridership indicates that the pilot is working for commuters. But is it working for the rest of the community? Here are the top three ways the King Street Pilot contributes to a more livable downtown.
Towards net-zero communities: Announcing TAF’s new regional grant recipients
8/2018 - In our recent grant intake period, The Atmospheric Fund awarded two new grants to low-carbon projects by the City of Markham and ACORN Institute Canada. TAF has also recruited three new regional practitioners to our Grants and Programs Committee to better represent the new communities we serve.
Look no further: Seven climate action funding opportunities in the GTHA
7/2018 - The transition to a low-carbon economy requires dedicated funding for a variety of climate initiatives led by municipalities, non-profits, and other stakeholders. Climate change continues to be a top priority for funders and investors. That's why we've created this helpful list of funding opportunities to launch and support low-carbon initiatives across the GTHA.
Sharing climate-friendly ideas: Perspectives from Picture2050
3/2018 - Led by the Toronto Climate Action Network and sponsored by The Atmospheric Fund, the TransformTO-inspired Picture2050 contest asked residents to imagine Toronto in the year 2050 as a caring and climate-friendly city of the future. The winning photos highlighted public transit and green infrastructure - here's what we learned:
The how-to-guide for regional expansion: Opportunities for climate action in the GTHA
2/2018 - After a year of research to guide TAF's regional expansion efforts, we present the "Greenhouse Gas Reduction – Action and Opportunity in the GTHA" report. With this guide, we're excited to continue advancing climate action in the region.
Getting to know the region: Climate action in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
11/2017 - Following our new $17-million endowment from the Province of Ontario, TAF has been actively engaging key stakeholders to better our regional granting process and hear about climate action initiatives throughout the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area (GTHA).