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FRDAP Assistance

The Land and Recreation Grants staff administers grants to local governments through the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP). This competitive, reimbursement grant program provides financial assistance for acquisition or development of land for public outdoor recreation. Eligible participants include all county governments, municipalities in Florida and other legally constituted local governmental entities with the responsibility for providing outdoor recreational sites and facilities for the general public. For more program information, view the facts about FRDAP in the program information listed below.
Program Information  Description
Eligible Applicants:
All county governments and incorporated municipalities of the state of Florida and other legally constituted local governmental entities with the legal responsibility for the provision of outdoor recreational sites and facilities for the use and benefit of the general public.
FRDAP Application Portal
You can now submit your FRDAP application online!  
Complete the FRDAP Grant Application and submit supporting documentation
The Grant Management System User Guide provides instructions and helpful tips on how to successfully complete an application.
FRDAP applications will be accepted beginning October 1, 2019. 
FRDAP Application Tutorial
The tutorial for both the Playground  and regular FRDAP cycle has been combined.
The main difference in the two cycles is the emphasis on the Playground project for children 12 years and under. Please select the application and guide for which you are applying.
In order to follow along with the tutorial please download or print  the appropriate FRDAP Application and the Application Instructions Guide. Application Tutorial link.
The FRDAP Application Tutorial will be updated following the 2020-2021 Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program Application Cycle Workshop and Webinar. 
2020-2021 FRDAP Application Cycle:
The 2020-2021 FRDAP Application Cycle is scheduled for October 1-15, 2019. 
2020-2021 FRDAP Grant Application
FY 2020-2021 FRDAP Application
2020-2021 FRDAP Grant Application Instructions
FY 2020-2021 FRDAP Application Instructions
Priority Ranked Index Clusters for Population Densities
Tables Listing Outdoor Facility Needs Ranked by Priority Index:
2020-2021 FRDAP Florida Administrative Register Announcement Posting
Maximum Grant Request:
The maximum grant request may not exceed $200,000.00. An applicant's requested grant funds may be revised by the department due to the availability of program funds. Grant awards are contingent upon appropriation by the Florida Legislature.
FRDAP Administrative Rule:
Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI):
To determine your REDI eligibility, please visit the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's Rural Communities website: 
Commencement Forms
Project Completion
Park Inventory Form (Electronic Submittal); Please print a copy to include with project completion documentation.
Notice of Limitation of Use/ Site Dedication/ DRC (DRP-113) (Fee Simple Properties) 
Reimbursement Requests
Reports and Documentation

Last Modified:
September 16, 2019 - 3:54pm

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