Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP)

Application Period

February 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016 .

The Evaluation Committee for the Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) will meet to score applications for fiscal year 2016-2017 funding on June 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Farris Bryant Building, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida.  A copy of the agenda is available by clicking the link below or by calling the Boating and Waterways Section at (850) 488-5600.  For more information, email fbip@myfwc.com or call (850) 488-5600.


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.

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