LEAP PROJECT OVERVIEW
The Cortes Island Business and Tourism Association (CIBATA) has secured funding to develop a Local Economic Action Plan (LEAP) to foster community economic development on Cortes Island
The LEAP is a grassroots economic action plan which aims to engage the community in designing an economic strategy for Cortes, and identify economic priorities for the island over the next five years.
CIBATA was formed in 2012 as a not-for-profit organization to initiatiate holistic community development and economic development for local businesses. CIBATA supports activities and initiatives that promote sustainable business and the island as a whole.
What do you think will ensure that Cortes Island has a thriving community and economy in the future?
What priorities should we focus on and invest as a community?
Are there trends that concern you?
A survey was conducted on Cortes Island in 2017.
Check below our survey results.
LEAP PROJECT GOALS
We seek to create a grassroots Economic Action Plan that: