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Application Preparation Resources

The following resources may be helpful in completing a grant application.

  1. Application:
  2. Instructions for Completing the Application:
    • Application Instruction Guide in Word (Coming Soon)
    • Application Instruction Guide in pdf (Coming Soon)
  3. Rule 62-820, Florida Administrative Code (Stan Mayfield Working Waterfront Florida Forever Grant Program)
  4. Sample Application Transmittal Letter in Word - a sample transmittal letter that binds the applicant to fulfill commitments made in the application
  5. Willing Owner Statement in Word (Fee Simple Acquisition) - a sample willing owner statement for fee simple acquisitions
  6. Willing Owner Statement in Word (Working Waterfronts Covenants) - a sample willing owner statement for less than fee acquisitions which acquires development rights off the property but the site will continue to be used as a working waterfront
  7. Sample Backup Manager Letter in Word - a sample backup manager letter that binds the local government or other state land managing agency to manage the site if the Nonprofit Working Waterfront Organization is no longer able to manage the site
  8. Sample Management Endowment Letter in Word - a sample management endowment pledge form required of Nonprofit Working Waterfront Organization
  9. 2009 Population Estimates - The State of Florida uses the latest estimate of resident population from the most recent edition of Florida Estimates of Population, as published by the Population Division, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Florida
  10. Growth Rate - Municipality and unincorporated county growth rate since the last United States Census (Coming Soon)
  11. Aquatic Preserves - a list of Aquatic Preserves from the Department of Environmental Protection. For more information, contact Penny Isom at 850-245-2098 or penny.isom@dep.state.fl.us.
  12. Waterfront Florida Program Communities - a list of communities that have been designated Waterfront Florida Partnership Communities. For more information, contact Julie Dennis at Julie.dennis@deo.myflorida.com or 850-717-8478.
  13. High Density Lease Area - Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Aquaculture website. For more information, contact Sherman Wilhelm at 850-488-4033 or wilhels@doacs.state.fl.us.
  14. Florida Clean Marina Program - for more information, call 850-245-2100 or email clean.marina.program@dep.state.fl.us
  15. National Register of Historic Places - Structures listed in the National Register of Historic Places. For more information, call the Division of Historic Resources at 850-245-6333.
  16. Rural Areas of Critical Economic Concern - list of counties and communities designated as Rural Areas of Critical Economic Concern
  17. Regional Planning Councils, which may be able to assist local governments in gathering some of the information needed to complete an application

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