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Ron DeSantis Announces $3.2 Million to Expand Manufacturing in Okaloosa County

This week, at an event in Crestview, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded $3.2 million to Okaloosa County through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to expand roads, rail lines, and utility infrastructure at the Shoal...

Ron DeSantis Announces $2 Million to Help Communities Hit by Southwest Florida Tornado

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $2 million is available to communities impacted by a tornado in Southwest Florida in January through the State Housing Initiative Program (SHIP). This funding will be used...

Ron DeSantis Has Officials Tour Florida Farms Hit by Record Freeze

Last week, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Sec. Dane Eagle and Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) Director Kevin Guthrie toured Florida orange groves, vegetable farms, and sugar cane fields to survey damage...
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Ron DeSantis Announces $17.5 Million to Help Communities Impacted by Hurricane Michael

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced almost $17.5 million in awards through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program. The program funds the local community’s match portion of...

Ron DeSantis Asks USDA for Disaster Declaration to Help Florida Farmers Hit by Freezing...

On Tuesday, Gov, Ron DeSantis requested that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issue a Disaster Declaration for counties impacted by freezing temperatures. In his letter, DeSantis also requested any assistance available under the Farm...

Ron DeSantis Announces More than $10 Million for Sarasota for Storm Resiliency, Migration

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $10 million to the city of Sarasota to enhance water quality and protect from erosion, storms, and flooding in Bay Park and...

Ron DeSantis: Military and Defense Industry Supports 860,000 Jobs Across Florida

Last week, showcasing a new economic analysis, Gov. Ron DeSantis noted the important role the military plays in Florida’s economy. According to the governor’s office, “Florida’s military and defense industry supported more than 860,000 jobs...

Ron DeSantis: Bonita Springs to Get $17 Million in Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure...

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced almost $17 million has been awarded to the city of Bonita Springs in Lee County through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure...

Ron DeSantis Announces Funds for Osceola County, Valencia College for Semiconductor, Manufacturing Training

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced almost $10 million for Osceola County and Valencia College “to support semiconductor and other advanced technology manufacturing in Osceola County.” DeSantis announced the funds which are through the Florida...
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Ron DeSantis Announces $8.6 Million for Workforce Training for Veterans

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $8.6 million in Get There Faster: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Governor’s Reserve Funds grants have been awarded to workforce development boards across the state to expand career...

Florida DEO: Applications Open for Community Development Block Grant Small Cities and Entitlement Programs

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced this week that the application cycle is now open for eligible units of local governments to apply for more than $92 million in funding through the...
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Ron DeSantis Announces More than $30 Million, Mostly HUD Funds, for Infrastructure in Small,...

Most of the funds--$29 million--was awarded through the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, $1.2 million through the Community Planning Technical Assistance (CPTA) grant program, $280,000 through the Competitive Florida Partnership grant program and $198,500 through the Rural Expansion Toolkit initiative.
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