**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection launched their online grant portal to provide eligible entities, including local governments, higher education, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations that receive state financial assistance, the opportunity to submit proposals that will bolster existing efforts to protect and restore Florida’s water resources.

Project proposals for Fiscal Year 2024-25 are being accepted from May 1 – June 30, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals for all grant programs they may be eligible for. Any information submitted to the department will become a public record, subject to disclosure in accordance with chapter 119, Florida statutes, and article 1, §24 of the Florida constitution. Please note that submittal of a project proposal does not create an agreement, nor does it guarantee funding.

Water Restoration Improvement Grants:

  • Water Quality Improvement
  • Alternative Water Supply
  • Springs Restoration
  • Wetlands Restoration and Protection
  • Innovative Technology for Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Local Government Water Supply
  • Nonpoint Source Management
  • Florida's Coral Reef Restoration and Recovery Initiative

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024