Oscar Scherer State Park

Oscar Scherer State Park



Clean Vessel Act Grant

Facilities that provide public access to pumpout equipment are eligible to apply for funding for construction, renovation or installation of pumpout equipment or pumpout vessels. Facilities approved for funding are reimbursed 75 percent of the total project cost. Apply for grant.


Coastal Partnership Initiative Grant

Local governments and municipalities in coastal counties that include a coastal element in their comprehensive plan can apply for this grant to fund projects and activities that protect and enhance natural and cultural resources. Apply for grant.

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Innovative Recycling Grants

The Innovative Recycling/Waste Reduction Grants are available for funding innovative projects that focus on recycling or reducing the volume of municipal solid waste. To be eligible entities must have legal responsibility for the provision of solid waste management services, which may include counties, cities, special districts and nonprofit organizations. Apply for grant.


Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP)

The Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program is a competitive grant program that provides financial assistance to local governments for development or acquisition of land for public outdoor recreational purposes. All county governments and municipalities in 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 public are eligible.

Apply for grant.

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Recreational Trails Program

The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is a federally funded competitive grant program that provides financial assistance to agencies of city, county, state or federal governments, and organizations, approved by the state, or state and federally recognized Indian tribal governments, for the development of recreational trails, trailheads and trailside facilities. Apply for grant.

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Solid Waste Grants

The Small County Consolidated Grant is awarded to counties with a population fewer than 100,000. It allows the county to be reimbursed for activities relating to solid waste including recycling, litter control and waste hired. Apply for grant.

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Water Facilities Funding

Grants and loans are available for construction of drinking water, waste water, stormwater and nonpoint source facilities. Counties must meet criteria to qualify for the loans and grants.
Apply for grant.

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DEP Financial Assistance Projects

A catalog of Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s financial assistance projects available to local governments, nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations is available through the Florida Department of Financial Services database. View grants catalog.