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  • Land & Water Conservation Fund 07/08 Submission Announcement


    The Department of Environmental Protection will accept Fiscal Year 2007-2008 grant applications for the Land and Water Conservation Program (LWCF) as follows:

    APPLICATION SUBMISSION PERIOD: February 4-15, 2008 (applications will be available November 26, 2007)

    Applications must be postmarked before or on the last date of the program application period.

    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: All county governments and incorporated municipalities of the State of 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.

    MAXIMUM GRANT REQUEST: The maximum grant request may not exceed $200,000.00. An applicant’s requested grant funds may be revised by the Department due to the availability of program funds. This submission is contingent upon the approval of federal allotments.

    APPLICATION INFORMATION: FRDAP application packets may be obtained from the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks, Office of Information and Recreation Services, Mail Station #585, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000; phone: (850)245-2501, Suncom: 205-2501, Fax: (850)245-3038, Suncom: 205-3038



    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: LWCF is a competitive grant program which provides financial assistance to local governmental entities for development or acquisition of land for public outdoor recreational purposes.

    Pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting/workshop/hearing is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the meeting/workshop/hearing by calling the Bureau of Personnel Services at (850)245-2511, or by calling 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice) via the Florida Relay Service.

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