Rebuild Florida General infrastructure Program for Areas Impacted by Hurricane Michael

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The Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Repair Program is designed to provide funding for local governments to carry out strategic and high-impact activities to rebuild and harden infrastructure to prevent or reduce losses in future disasters.

Technical Assistance

Potential applicants may reserve appointments to receive technical assistance from program staff at the following link. Please email your questions ahead of time to CDBG-DRInfrastructureApp@deo.myflorida.com

Please note: This program is not designed for individual homeowner repairs or assistance. Only government entities will be considered for funding.

Webinar

To provide local governments with more information about the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Repair Program, DEO hosted a webinar on September 17, 2020. The webinar slides, transcript and recording are available below.

Program Documents

How to Apply

Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the online application. However, a fillable PDF (Spanish) may also be completed and emailed to CDBG-DRInfrastructureApp@deo.myflorida.com by 5:00 p.m. EST on November 30, 2020.

Alternatively, applications may be submitted by mail to:

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Office of Disaster Recovery
Attn: Gina Herron
The Caldwell Building
107 East Madison Street, MSC-400
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2020.

Eligibility

Local governments within the 12 state and HUD designated Most Impacted and Distressed (MID) counties are eligible to submit applications.

Hurricane Michael MID Counties Map

Eligible Activities

  • Restoration of infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Michael.

  • Removal of debris and other damage.

  • Water and sewer facilities.

  • Repair to public facilities such as emergency community shelters.

  • Demolition, rehabilitation of publicly or privately owned commercial or industrial buildings.

  • Renourishment of dunes and/or dune restoration.

  • Economic revitalization which includes any CDBG-DR eligible activity that demonstrably restores and improves some aspect of the local economy.

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Program Timeline

  • September 2, 2020: Application submission cycle opens.

  • September 17, 2020: DEO hosts webinar to provide more information about the program.

  • November 30, 2020: Application submission cycle closes at 5:00 p.m. EST.

 Mailing List

  • Sign up for our mailing list for Hurricane Michael updates here.

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