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Parks and Open Space Program Application Process

Frequency asked Questions about the FCT Parks and Open Space Florida Forever Program Application Process

The following summarizes the application process. For application resources, including a guide that provides detailed instructions on filling out the application, see the Application Preparation Resources page. FCT staff are available to answer questions you have regarding the completion of the grant application.

Preparing an Application

FCT Appraisal Requirements

  1. Appraisals of a project site are to be secured by either Florida Communities Trust or the grant recipient and must reflect the value of the project site only.
  2. Appraisal reports must be completed by appraisers on the approved list of the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of State Lands, Bureau of Appraisal.

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Parks and Open Space Florida Forever Grant Program

    The Parks and Open Space Florida Forever grant program assists the Department of Environmental Protection in helping communities meet the challenges of growth, supporting viable community development and protecting natural resources and open space. The program receives 21 percent Florida Forever appropriation.


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