Economics & Financial Resources

Challenging economic times provide an opportunity to think differently about how we value resources and how to achieve our goals. For example, wildlife viewing is in an important outdoor activity in Florida, so ensuring those animals are thriving helps protect coastal economies, too. Partnering to find and use financial resources is also necessary to achieving our conservation goals.

2011 Florida Outdoor Recreation Participation Survey External Website Adobe PDF

Grant Funding Sources

Florida's State Wildlife Grants Program

Coastal Partnership Initiative External Website

NOAA Grant Page External Website


Current Grant Opportunities

Gulf of Mexico Tidal Hydrology Restoration Projects Adobe PDF

Florida Recreation Assistance Program / Land and Water Conservation Fund External Website

Gulf of Mexico Foundation -  Community Based Restoration Partnership External Website

Climate  Funding Opportunities Adobe PDF


FWC Facts:
Our bass fisheries provide significant value to our state. Ensuring healthy lakes and rivers benefits many species of fish and wildlife as well as trophy fisheries.

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