Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP)

Application Period


On June 21, 2017 the Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) Evaluation Committee met to score the applications for fiscal year 2017-18 funding. Please click the link below to see the scores and ranking for all the applications.

2017 FBIP Scores and Ranking PDF Document

The next application period is scheduled to open February 1, 2018 and close April 3, 2018. For more information, email fbip@MyFWC.com or call (850) 488-5600.


Related Documents

Application Forms

The Florida Boating Improvement Program provides funding through competitive grants for boating access projects and other boating-related activities on coastal and/or inland waters of Florida. Eligible program participants include county governments, municipalities and other governmental entities of the state of Florida

Eligible uses of program funds include:

  • Boat ramps; lifts and hoists; marine railways; and other public launching facilities
  • Piers, docks and other mooring facilities
  • Recreational channel marking and other uniform waterway markers
  • Derelict vessel removal
  • Boating education
  • Economic development initiatives that promote boating
  • Other local boating-related activities that enhance boating access for recreational boaters

If you have any questions, send email to FBIP@MyFWC.com or call 850-488-5600.

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