CBT Grants

Learn about the range of CBT grants below. Additional information can be found on our online grant system when you are ready to take your idea to the next level.

Vital Grants
Vital grants are a stream of partnership funding to address regional priorities and complex challenges that influence sustainability in the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region. These larger grants of $15,000-20,000 aim to support meaningful collaboration between organizations, communities, and cultures and must include a minimum of two project partners.

Approximate Funding Timeline
Applications are open: January 2020
Deadline to apply: March 2020
Funding decisions announced: May 2020

Funding Criteria
Vital Grants can be utilized to:

  • Support teams with well-developed timelines of activities and budgets that reflect their demonstrated knowledge of what is needed to have a positive impact on an identified regional priority or complex sustainability challenge.
  • Support the capacity of an existing or expanding project team to grow a project to new communities, schools or geographic areas within the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region to have a positive impact on an identified regional priority or complex sustainability challenge