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Resilient Florida Program

View the 2022-2023 Resilient Florida Grant Opportunities 

The Resilient Florida grants portal closed on Sept. 1, 2022, and DEP is in the process of reviewing project proposals. The department will evaluate these applications pursuant to the criteria established in Resilient Florida program rule chapter 62S-8, Florida Administrative Code. Check back in early 2023 for a list of awarded projects.


About the Resilient Florida Program

On May 12, 2021, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1954 into law. This comprehensive legislation ensures a coordinated approach to Florida’s coastal and inland resiliency.

The new program enhances our efforts to protect our inland waterways, coastlines and shores, which serve as invaluable natural defenses against sea level rise. The legislation will yield the largest investment in Florida’s history to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change – including sea level rise, intensified storms and flooding. 

The Resilient Florida Program includes several components:

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View Previous Florida Resilient Coastlines Program Awardees



Community Resources 

The Florida Adaptation Planning Guidebook is a resource for communities interested in vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning. The culmination of more than five years of research and in partnership with many state agencies, the guidebook outlines steps and best practices for local governments. 

For more information about projects, funding opportunities, technical assistance and speaker availability, contact:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Resilient Florida Program 
2600 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399
850-245-7600
Resilience@FloridaDEP.gov
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