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Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program

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.
Application Cycle: Closed
FRDAP Administrative Rule: Administrative Rule 62D 5
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.
2018-2019 FRDAP Final Priority List:

2018-2019 FRDAP ROLLOVER final 40 Priority List.  For FY2018-2019, the Florida Legislature appropriated $2,000,000.00 in funding for the top 40 small projects on the FRDAP 2018-2019 Combined Applicant Priority List.

2018-2019 FRDAP Grant Application Instructions Closed
2018-2019 FRDAP Grant Application


2018-2019 FRDAP Florida Administrative Register Announcement Posting Closed

Commencement Forms

Commencement Checklist

Commencement Certification

Certification of Insurance

Budget Cost Analysis Form

Budget Cost Analysis Instructions

Logos for download

Project Completion

Completion Documentation Checklist

Project Completion Certification

Acknowledgement Sign Requirements

Park Inventory Form (Electronic Submittal); Please print a copy to include with project completion documentation.

Notice of Limitation of Use/ Site Dedication/ DRC (Fee Simple Properties)

Notice of Limitation of Use/ Site Dedication/ DRC (Lease Properties)

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Reimbursement Requests

Reimbursement Checklist

Payment Request Summary Form/Actual Costs

Contractual Services Purchase Schedule

Grantee Labor Cost Schedule

Direct Material Purchase Schedule

Equipment Cost Schedule

Grantee Stock Material Cost Schedule

Reports and Documentation Project Status Report
Mail Applications to: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Operations
Land and Recreation Grants Section
Mail Station #585
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000
Facts about FRDAP: Facts Page
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May 2, 2018 - 3:43pm

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