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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.
2021-2022 FRDAP Application Cycle

The 2021-2022 FRDAP Application Cycle is scheduled for October 1-15, 2020. 

FRDAP Application Portal
You can now submit your FRDAP application online!  
Complete the FRDAP Grant Application and submit supporting documentation
via the DEP Grantee Portal.
The Grant Management System User Guide provides instructions and helpful tips on how to successfully complete an application. In addition, the FRDAP Consultant User Guide provides useful information for consultants completing an application on behalf of local governments.
FRDAP applications will be accepted beginning October 1, 2020. 
FRDAP Application Tutorial
FRDAP Staff will host an application cycle webinar as follows:
SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Interested parties may participate via GoToMeeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from containing information about joining the webinar.

2021-2022 FRDAP Grant Application
FY 2021-2022 FRDAP Application
2021-2022 FRDAP Grant Application Instructions
FY 2021-2022 FRDAP Application Instructions
2021-2022 FRDAP Florida Administrative Register Announcement Posting FY 2021-2022 FAR Notice
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: 
2020-2021 FRDAP Priority List

FY 2020-2021 Recommended FRDAP Priority List

The Florida Legislature appropriated $12,342,750 to fund the FY 2020-2021 Recommended FRDAP Priority List.

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

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September 14, 2020 - 3:14pm

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