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Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP)

2024 FBIP Evaluation Committee Meeting

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announces a Microsoft Teams public meeting to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: June 27, 2024, 9:00 a.m.

Join the Meeting

The Evaluation Committee for the Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) will meet to score applications for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 funding.  A copy of the agenda is available below.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: (850)488-6411. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

For more information, you may Email or call (850) 617-9559.


St. Marks Boat Ramp

The Florida Boating Improvement Program provides funding through competitive grants for boating access projects and other boating-related activities benefitting motorized vessels in 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, mooring buoys, and other mooring facilities
  • Recreational channel marking and other uniform waterway markers
  • Boating education
  • Economic development initiatives that promote boating
  • Other local boating-related activities that enhance boating access for recreational boaters

Application Period

Closed.  The next application period will be announced by January 1, 2025.

Technical Assistance

Recently, the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission held four technical assistance sessions for potential applicants interested in the Florida Boating Improvement Program and the Boating Infrastructure Grant Program. Below is a technical assistance session recording.  Also, the presentation from the sessions is available below in the Related Documents.  For more information, email or call (850)488-5600.

Boating Access Grants Technical Assistance Session

Recording of the 2024 Technical Assistance Session for the Florida Boating Improvement Program and the Boating Infrastructure Grants Program.

Submitting Proposals

Applicants must deliver one physical application with attachments, and one electronic application with attachments on or before the last day of the announced submission period, no later than the close of business to the following address:

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Boating and Waterways Section, Room #235
Attn: FBIP Administrator
620 South Meridian Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600

For more information, email or call (850) 488-5600.

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