Florida Communities Trust

Florida Communities Trust

Program Name: Florida Communities Trust

Resource Type: State

State: Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Southeast

Agency: Program Source: Repository

Description: Florida Communities Trust assists communities in protecting important natural resources, providing recreational opportunities and preserving Florida’s traditional working waterfronts through the competitive criteria in the Parks and Open Space Florida Forever Grant Program and the Stan Mayfield Working Waterfronts Florida Forever Grant Program. These local land acquisition grant programs provide funding to local governments and eligible non-profit organizations to acquire land for parks, open space, greenways and projects supporting Florida’s seafood harvesting and aquaculture industries. The source of funding for Florida Communities Trust comes from Florida Forever proceeds.

Website: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/FL_Communities_Trust/default_cont.htm