The CBT facilitates a range of programming, projects and initiatives, all of which are listed below. Each initiative is described and explained in detail in our 2019-2021 Business Plan, which you can view here: http://clayoquotbiosphere.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CBT-Business-Plan-2019_final_copy-edited.docx.pdf.
- Creating a Biosphere Centre (a community hub dedicated to advancing the CBT Mission and Vision)
- West Coast NEST Education Tourism Initiative
- Eat West Coast, a regional food security initiative
- Leadership Vancouver Island, a local leadership development program
- Coastal Family Resource Coalition, a network of community health service providers
- Sustainability Research, Education, and Training
- Living Wage, a biennial calculation and publication about the cost of living in the region
- Vital Signs, a biennial report measuring social, environmental and economic indicators of community health
- Remote Listening Station, an environmental research station in Sydney Inlet.
- Biosphere Reserve Management University Curriculum with Royal Roads Univeristy
- Sustainability Research, Education, and Training in partnership with numerous education institutions ranging from public schools to universities in Canada and internationally.
As a community foundation, the CBT also provides annual funding through the following grant areas: Vital Grants, Biosphere Research Award, Community Development, Arts and Culture, Youth and Education, Research and Environment, Neighbourhood Small Grants, Education Awards, and Field Trip Funding.