Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Florida News

Ron DeSantis: Eight Small and Rural Communities Getting Funds From Competitive Florida Partnership

Each of the eight communities selected to participate in the Competitive Florida Partnership Program will receive $35,000 to fund the development of a strategic plan for economic growth and diversity, community design and disaster preparedness. The partnership between DEO and the local communities offers long-term technical assistance as DEO connects them to various state and federal resources to support the expansion of their economy.

Share Story Via Text or E-Mail

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $280,000 has been awarded to eight small and rural communities through the Competitive Florida Partnership grant program administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).

The Competitive Florida program establishes a partnership between the community and DEO to create a strategic vision to advance their economic development needs while ensuring that the community retains the characteristics that make them unique.

“During this unprecedented time, small and rural communities need opportunities to grow and strengthen their local economies,” said DeSantis. “I am proud that we are able to offer these eight communities the opportunity to create strategic goals for economic growth and diversity, which is needed as our state faces the economic impacts of COVID-19”.

Each of the eight communities selected to participate in the Competitive Florida Partnership Program will receive $35,000 to fund the development of a strategic plan for economic growth and diversity, community design and disaster preparedness. The partnership between DEO and the local communities offers long-term technical assistance as DEO connects them to various state and federal resources to support the expansion of their economy.

See also  Ron DeSantis Praises & Signs Three Bills for Healthcare Innovation & Cancer Treatment

Competitive Florida Partnership grants are being awarded to the following communities:

  • City of Carrabelle
  • City of Lake Helen
  • City of Marathon
  • Community of Eastpoint
  • Indian Trail Improvement Project District
  • Town of Campbellton
  • Town of Lake Hamilton
  • Town of Eatonville

 

 

Author

  • Florida Daily

    Florida Daily offers news, insights and analysis as we cover the most important issues in the state, from education, to business and politics.

    View all posts
Share Story Via Text or E-Mail
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow our Facebook Page

Follow us on X, Insta, Linkedin
<

Related Stories

Florida Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Florida HB 725 and CS/CS/HB 1329 into law. The bills expand benefits available for veterans. “Florida...

Education

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Blair Bradley, Shawn Hindle, and Belinda Kirkegard to the Valencia College District Board of...

Florida Politics

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready... Earlier today, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis highlighted substantial investments in both pediatric and cancer care and signed three...

Legal

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced two judicial appointments: Chris Bufano, of Bristol, to serve as Judge on the Liberty County CourtBufano has served as...