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.

Boats at marina

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

Application Period

Closed. The next application period will open February 2019.

 

Marina

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

Application Period

Open. Applications are due by August 10, 2018.

Derelict Vessel

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

Application Period

Open. Applications for the Bulk Derelict Vessel Removal Grant Program are being accepted from June 25, 2018 through August 8, 2018. Application for the Rapid Removal Grant Program must be submitted by September 15, 2018.
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



FWC Facts:
Florida has several grant programs that offer funding to enhance recreational boating access.

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