Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program

  
 

Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program

The Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program is designed to provide funding opportunities for local governments and state agencies to develop large-scale mitigation activities that allow Florida communities to better withstand future disasters. With a total allocation of $475,000,000, the Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program will be implemented in three competitive application cycles, with $150 million in funding available in the first round.

Webinar

To provide local governments and state agencies with more information about the Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program, DEO hosted a webinar on Wednesday, June 24 at 2:00 p.m. (EST). The webinar recording, slides and transcript are available below.



Webinar Slides

Webinar Transcript


Technical Assistance

Beginning June 25, appointments will be available for one-on-one technical assistance phone calls with DEO. Once the technical assistance period opens, you may schedule your appointment and email your questions ahead of time to cdbg-mit@deo.myflorida.com.

Sample Completed Materials
English | Spanish | Haitian Creole

How to Apply

Select "Online Application" and submit your contact name and email address when prompted. An individualized application weblink will be sent to your email address.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the online application. However, a fillable PDF (Spanish | Haitian Creole) application may be completed and emailed to CDBG-MIT@deo.myflorida.com or mailed to:

Attention: Office of Disaster Recovery
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Mitigation Team
107 East Madison Street Caldwell Building, MSC 160
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2100  

Eligible Areas

Florida communities most impacted and distressed by presidentially declared disasters in 2016 and 2017.

CFHP Eligbile Communities

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities include projects that demonstrably increase community resilience. The following types of infrastructure projects are encouraged:

  • Restoration of critical infrastructure
  • Renourishment of protective costal dune systems and state beaches
  • Building or fortifying buildings that are essential to the health, safety and welfare of a community  
  • Rehabilitation or construction of stormwater management systems
  • Improvements to drainage facilities
  • Reconstruction of lift stations and sewage treatment plants
  • Road repair and improvement and bridge strengthening

Program Timeline

  • June 15, 2020: Application submission cycle opens.
  • June 24, 2020: Mitigation General Infrastructure Program Webinar.
  • June 25, 2020: Intensive technical assistance period.
  • September 14, 2020, 5:00 p.m. (EST): Deadline to submit applications.
 
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