Many people have asked what it takes to manage a quota leasing program. The following presentation will show you the steps we have taken to manage our program on an annual basis.
Cash Flow projections can be confusing and difficult. In the Boat Plan, of the Fish Hub we have a business plan that includes cash flows, but instead of saying "give us your cash flow projections" it takes you step by step through developing one. You don’t need to know how to use an excel spreadsheet just fill in the blanks.
- The Boat Plan starts with a Harvest Plan, planning what species to fish and when you are going to fish them.
- In the Business Plan, you...
When developing your loan or lease application keep in mind your program and organizational needs and requirements including any eligibility, reporting and data collection. Don’t forget any statistical reporting required by your organization or funders.
You will also need to provide your potential applicants with a program description:
Using the online...
It is good to hold an information session to review the application with the fishermen and offer technical assistance during the application process. Your application release and deadline for submission depends on your program, start of the fishing year and other factors.
In our program, based on a Scallop fishing year beginning March 1st, we found:
- Release the application: Sometime in October. It helps to give them plenty of time if you can to work with...