The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT) was established in 2000 to assist the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve communities achieve their visions by providing funding and logistical support for research, education and training initiatives that promote conservation and sustainable development. The CBT is a member of the Community Foundations of Canada in 2012. As the region’s community foundation, the CBT works with individuals and organizations to build a region where all residents can succeed, contribute and develop their talents to their fullest potential.

The CBT has an annual Call for Projects where communities, educational institutions and registered charities are invited to submit proposals for funding. The CBT funds a wide variety of projects in four categories: Culture and Events, Youth and Education, Community Development, and Research and Environment.

The CBT produces Vital Signs, a biennial “community check-up,” that measures the vitality of our communities, identifies significant trends and supports action on issues that are critical to our quality of life. You can find the most recent report at: clayoquotbiosphere.org/web/vital-signs/

FAX: 250-725-2384

Professionals/Professional Designations: 

Rebecca Hurwitz - Managing Director
Adrienne Mason - Research Coordinator
Tabitha McGregor - Administrative Assistant


P.O. Box 67, 316 Main Street, Tofino