Boating Grant Programs

Grant programs to enhance boating access and other boating-related activities from the Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP), funding for transient tie-up facilities for boats 26' or longer from the Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BigP), assistance for removal of derelict vessels from the Derelict Vessels Removal Grant Program and other boating-related grant programs.

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Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP)
Grant program to enhance boating access and other boating-related activities

Application Period

Closed.  The next application period is scheduled to open February 2017.

 

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Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG)
Grant program for transient tie-up facilities for boats 26 feet or longer

Application Period

The Evaluation Committee for the Florida Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG Program) will meet to score applications for fiscal year 2016-2017.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Bryant Building Room 329, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399

For a copy of the agenda and to obtain additional information, email BIGP@MyFWC.com or call (850) 488-5600

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Derelict Vessel Removal Grant Program
Grant program to local governments for the removal of derelict vessels from Florida waters

Application Period

September 12, 2016 through October 27, 2016
Go To: MyFWC.com/DVgrant or call (850) 617-9540

Boating education grants

Boating Safety and Education Program
Grant program to improve boater knowledge of boating regulations and safe boating

Application Period

Pending availability of funding


Other Grant Programs

Grant programs to fund boater education and safety, aids to navigation, and other projects to enhance recreational boating in Florida may be established as funding is received. Consult this site for any future additions.

Related Grant Programs



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