Our grants help to fund projects that advance sustainable land use and real estate attitudes and practices. This page lists grants made from 2009 to present. To learn more about funding, visit our grant program page.
Sustainable Food Systems
Sustainable Land Use
BC Northern Real Estate Board
To cover costs for instructors to facilitate Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses in remote locations.
for an interactive education tool to help students, teachers and residents understand the historic and future impacts of land use decisions and explore options for balancing human and ecological needs.
to pilot a new "target-based" approach to area planning that will guide development and growth towards urban infill and containment while meeting community goals for healthy, vibrant, livable urban centres.
To identify and map areas of high cultural and heritage value in the Columbia Valley - including historic use, topography, settlement patterns, cultural adaptions, and environmental attributes? as part of an Archeological Overview Assessment.
For mapping endangered rainforest ecosystems and conservation values on South Vancouver Island, to inform regional planning, support First Nations-led land use planning, facilitate financing options, and strengthen a shared conservation vision.
To host a two-day symposium with the aim of creating a shared Framework for Action on Health and Climate Change, bringing together issues of health, land use, and climate change to develop better community and regional planning.
To support a multi-sector watershed planning team in reviewing and updating the Salmo/Pend d?Oreille Watershed Aquatic Ecosystem Health Improvement Plan (SWAP), and to share the model with other communities in the Columbia Basin.
To research underutilized industrial sites in Vancouver and advance understanding of industrial trends, challenges, and barriers to collocation, in order to provide practical solutions and guide policy development for industrial real estate.
For the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute to work with local governments, using the State of Climate Adaptation and Resilience in the Basin tool, to measure progress in adapting to climate change.