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Florida Communities Trust

What is Florida Communities Trust? 

Florida Communities Trust (FCT) is a state land acquisition grant program that provides funding to local governments and eligible non-profit environmental organizations for acquisition of community-based parks, open space and greenways that further outdoor recreation and natural resource protection needs identified in local government comprehensive plans.  More . . .

Florida Community Trust's Florida Forever Grant Program

The Florida Communities Trust opened the sixth Florida Forever application cycle on February 24, 2006. Approximately $66,000,000 (unless otherwise allocated by the Legislature) will be available this funding cycle for grants to local governments and nonprofit environ­mental organizations to acquire land for conservation, open space and outdoor recreation purposes. The deadline for submitting applications to the Florida Communities Trust is 6:00 pm (EDT), May 10, 2006.  Additional information will be available at our Grant Application Workshops.

The Florida Communities Trust provides grants to eligible applicants for the acquisition of land for community-based parks, open spaces and greenways that further the outdoor recreation and natural resource protection needs identified in local government comprehensive plans. More . . .

Technical Assistance

The Florida Communities Trust provides technical assistance throughout the grant and land acquisition process.  More . . .

Contact Us

Department of Community Affairs
Division of Housing and Community Development
Florida Communities Trust
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100

Ken Reecy, (850) 922-2207 (Suncom 292-2207)
Fax: (850) 921-1747 (Suncom 291-1747)
E-mail: ken.reecy@dca.state.fl.us

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