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Land and Recreation Grants

The Land and Recreation Grants Program promotes and fosters partnerships to enhance and sustain Florida's natural and cultural resources and provide increased outdoor recreational opportunities for Florida's citizens and visitors.

Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program is a competitive grant program that provides state funds for the acquisition or development of lands for public outdoor recreational use.

        The 2019-2020 FRDAP Application Cycle has now been extended through October 29, 2018, due to Hurricane Michael. 
        Completed applications must be postmarked on or before October 29, 2018.
        Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Land and Water Conservation Fund is a competitive grant program that provides federal funds for acquisition or development of lands for public outdoor recreational use.

Recreational Trails Program is a competitive grant program for projects that provide, renovate or maintain motorized and non-motorized recreational trails, trail heads and trailside facilities.

Florida Communities Trust administers two competitive grant programs funded through the Florida Forever Program. The Parks and Open Space Program and Working Waterfronts Program provide state funds to local governments and nonprofit organizations for land acquisitions.

Contact Us

Department of Environmental Protection
Division of State Lands
Land and Recreation Grants Section
3900 Commonwealth Blvd, MS 550
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000

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