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.

Eligible Areas

Florida communities most impacted and distressed by presidentially declared disasters in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Eligible Areas

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 coastal 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




Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program Funding for Hurricane Michael

Eligible entities may submit their project applications to be considered for funding to DEO on or before 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Friday, June 10, 2022.

1 Application Period

How to Apply

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

Eligible Areas

Florida communities most impacted and distressed by presidentially declared disasters in 2018 (Hurricane Michael) as highlighted by the shades of blue in the map above.

These eligible areas include the counties of: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Wakulla, Washington, and Liberty.

Program Guidelines

English | Spanish




Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program for 2016-17 Storms
Funding Round 2

The Application Cycle for Round 2 of Funding through the Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program closed at 5:00 p.m. on September 17, 2021. The Department is currently in the awarding process. 

MIT GIP R2 Status resized


Round 2 Program Guidelines

English | Spanish | Haitian Creole

Eligible Areas

Florida communities most impacted and distressed by presidentially declared disasters in 2016-17.


Round 2 Webinar

To provide more information about the Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program, DEO hosted a webinar on June 24, 2021. The recording of the webinar, along with the slides and transcript are posted below.



Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program for 2016-2017 Storms
Funding Round 1


The first round of funding for the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program was announced on July 2, 2020. The application submission period for the Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program is now closed. Awards were announced on April 16, 2021.

MIT GIP R1 Status


Round 1 Program Guidelines 

English | Spanish | Haitian Creole

Eligible Areas

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

Round 1 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


Program Timeline

  • June 15, 2020: First application submission cycle opened.
  • June 24, 2020: Mitigation General Infrastructure Program Webinar.
  • June 25, 2020: Intensive technical assistance period.
  • September 14, 2020: Original application submission period deadline.
  • October 2, 2020: Application submission period closed on extended deadline.
  • April 16, 2021: Awards announced.
  • June 16, 2021: DEO announced launch of application cycle for Round 2
  • September 17, 2021: Deadline to submit applications for Round 2.

 

 
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