Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP)

Application Period

Open: February 1, 2018 through April 3, 2018

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will accept applications for Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) grants from February 1, 2018 through close of business on April 3, 2018. Applications received after the deadline will be ineligible for consideration.

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.

FWC Facts:
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 operating a vessel powered by 10 hp or more must pass an approved boater safety course and carry a photo ID & FWC-issued boating safety card.

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