About Vision 2040
Vision 2040 is being a prepared over a five month period following the timeline below.
Your Questions Answered
What is Vision 2040?
Vision 2040 is an interactive, participatory process to produce a long-term economic strategy and action plan that positions the U.S. Virgin Islands as a vibrant, desirable place to live, work, and visit, and as a prosperous business location that is competitive based on its abilities to develop, retain, and attract a skilled workforce with creativity and imagination.
How can I be involved?
Vision 2040 is a community-driven economic development plan for the long-term and your input is critical for its success. There will be many ways to provide input and stay up to date with the project. Over the course of the project there will be public presentations, virtual interactive open house events, and surveys for you to participate in. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all events are currently planned to be virtual in nature. Click here to learn more.
Who is conducting the Vision 2040 effort?
The US Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) is leading this effort. A Task Force has been assembled of government officials and stakeholders to oversee the process. A consulting team, led by Camoin 310, is assisting VIEDA in creating the plan. Camoin 310 is a national economic development firm that was selected after a competitive selection process. For more information on Camoin 310 click here.
When will Vision 2040 be complete?
How is Vision 2040 being funded?
The Vision 2040 plan is being funded by the U.S. Economic Development Agency as part of the federal recovery grants following the devastating Irma and Maria Hurricanes of 2017.
Who can I contact for additional information?
If you have additional questions about the Vision 2040 effort, please send it to us via the contact form on this website found here.
The process will run from October 2020 through February 2021 (see project timeline above). The final report will be available to the public.
A Community-Based Process
The Vision 2040 process is designed to be inclusive and transparent. There are numerous ways that input will be collected from community members and stakeholders to ensure Vision 2040 reflects the needs, ideas, and priorities of the U.S. Virgin Islands community.