Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP)

Application Period

The Evaluation Committee for the Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) met on June 25, 2015 to score applications for fiscal year 2015-2016 funding.  Below is a link to view the results.  Grant awards will be based on available funding.  Grantees will be notified if awarded a grant. For additional information, email FBIP@MyFWC.com or call (850) 488-5600.

2015 FBIP Scores and Ranking Adobe PDF

Related Documents

Application Forms

The Florida Boating Improvement Program provides funding through competitive grants for boating access projects and other boating-related activities on coastal and/or inland waters of Florida. Eligible program participants include county governments, municipalities and other governmental entities of the state of Florida

Eligible uses of program funds include:

  • Boat ramps; lifts and hoists; marine railways; and other public launching facilities
  • Piers, docks and other mooring facilities
  • Recreational channel marking and other uniform waterway markers
  • Derelict vessel removal
  • Boating education
  • Economic development initiatives that promote boating
  • Other local boating-related activities that enhance boating access for recreational boaters

If you have any questions, send email to FBIP@MyFWC.com or call 850-488-5600.

FWC Facts:
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 operating a vessel powered by 10 hp or more must pass an approved boater safety course and carry a photo ID & FWC-issued boating safety card.

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