The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program was launched with $85,819,653 to fund infrastructure restoration and improvement projects in communities impacted by Hurricane Irma. In the second round of funding, DEO allocated an additional $147,411,853 for the program and is currently seeking applications to be submitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity by June 30, 2020. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program to address unmet disaster recovery needs related to damage from Hurricane Irma. Eligible counties, municipalities, water management districts and water authorities located in the areas that experienced Hurricane Irma storm damage are eligible to apply for funding.
Rebuild Florida is a program of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, launched with federal CDBG-DR funding to help Florida’s long-term recovery from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma.