The Florida Coastal Management Program is pleased to announce the availability of federal funds for state agencies and water management districts for projects related to coastal resource protection. The notice can be viewed in the Florida Administrative Register (FAR) for today, July 6, or at this link: https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=23402140
Projects must be able to be completed within 12 months, and awards will be reimbursement grants ranging from $15,000 to $74,000, depending on availability of federal coastal management funds received from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Applications must be received by September 15, 2020, no later than 4:00 PM EST. Applications can be emailed to FCMPMail@dep.state.fl.us or mailed to the address in the FAR notice.
Questions regarding the rule, application process, or eligibility can be sent to FCMPMail@dep.state.fl.us. However, as this is a competitive solicitation, we are unable to provide answers or recommendations regarding specific project proposals. Past project abstracts are available by fiscal year on the DEP website, https://floridadep.gov/rcp/fcmp/content/coastal-grant-abstracts, under the State Agency Section 306 Grants or Grants to State Agencies headers within the PDF for each fiscal year.