Derelict Vessel Removal Grant Program

derelict-vessel         Total Removal Funding            2016/2017

Available Expended
$399,691.00 $1,000,309.00

 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission pursuant to sections 206.606 and 376.15, F.S., have established a program to provide grants to local governments for reimbursement for the removal of derelict vessels from the public waters of the state. The program is funded by an allocation from the Florida Legislature. Below you will find two grant processes with which to request funding for the removal of derelict vessels. Both processes use the same application form. Of the $1,400,000 legislative allocation,

 

 

FWC To Announce 3rd Round of Derelict Vessel Funding Availability

On February 8, 2017, the Derelict Vessel Program will announce a third and final round of derelict vessel funding. The Commission Derelict Vessel Final Removal Funding Opportunity Program will be available on a First Come - First Served basis. Funding applications must be submitted between February 9, 2017 and April 30, 2017 on a continuous basis until the funds have been exhausted or April 30, 2017, whichever comes first. This opportunity is available for statewide derelict vessel removal assistance to city, county and state governmental agencies. Please see Guidelines and Application below.

 

 

Download Printable Application and Guidelines:

 

Commission Derelict Vessel Final Removal Funding Opportunity Program Guidelines Adobe PDF

Commission Derelict Vessel Final Removal Funding Opportunity Program Application Adobe PDF

 

 

 



FWC Facts:
In Florida, a vessel operator is considered under the influence if his/her blood- or breath-alcohol level is .08 or higher.

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