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Resilience Planning Grants  RPG 2020-2021 

(Open Aug. 1, 2019 - Oct. 7, 2019)

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), through the Florida Resilient Coastlines Program (FRCP) will provide financial assistance aimed at preparing coastal Florida communities for current and future effects of rising sea levels, including coastal flooding, erosion, and ecosystem changes. The purpose of the FRCP Resilience Planning Grants (RPG) is to promote community resilience planning, vulnerability assessments, address adaptation plans, and comprehensive plan goals, objectives, policies, regional coordination, along with environmental justice. These state-funded grants fun from July 1, 2020, to April 30, 2021.  The total amount awarded will depend on funding made available by the Governor and Legislature. Individual awards will be up to $75,000.


Projects must address at least one of the following priority areas:

  1. Compliance with “Peril of Flood” statute (Sec. 163.3178(2)(f) F.S.) for communities with a Coastal Management Element in their comprehensive plan.
  2. Development of Adaptation Action Areas and associated Goals, Objectives, and Policies for communities with a Coastal Management Element in their comprehensive plan.
  3. Vulnerability Assessments, Adaptation Plans or Resilience Plans other than that necessary for compliance with Peril of Flood Requirements, such as those for historic resources or stormwater management systems.
  4. Regional collaboration efforts.

 

Application Information for FY 2020-2021

Application Documents FY 2020-2021 (Open Aug. 1-Oct. 7, 2019)

Agreement Forms for Awarded Grantees 

Timeline

(Please keep in mind that this timeline is subject to change without prior notice.)

Deadline Description
Aug. 1, 2019 Announcement of Grant Applications for FY 2020-2021 posted by 12 p.m. EDT.
Aug. 19, 2019 Questions-Emailed to Resilience@FloridaDEP.gov by 12 p.m. EDT.  Include Subject “Grant Application Questions”
Sept. 2, 2019 Answers posted on FRCP’s website by 4 p.m. EDT.
 Oct. 7, 2019       Applications due to FRCP at: Resilience@FloridaDEP.gov by 12 p.m. EDT.    
Mid May 2020 Notices via email to all applicants on award status & posted on website.
Late June 2020 Contracts to be sent out to selected awarded grantees.

 

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