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Florida DEO Announces Funds for Everglades Restoration Agricultural Community Employment Training Program

On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced $750,000 in workforce training funds that are available for Floridians interested in pursuing non-agricultural occupations in rural areas through the...

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.

DEO Opens Florida’s Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Hurt by Surfside Condo...

The application period opens on July 9, 2021 and will be available through August 9, 2021.

Florida DEO: SBA Loans Available to Small Businesses, Non-Profits, Homeowners Impact by Surfside Condo...

The SBA authorized an Administrative Declaration for Miami-Dade County, as well as the contiguous Florida counties of Broward, Collier, and Monroe, in the form of low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Business Physical Disaster Loans, and Home Disaster Loans to eligible business owners and homeowners impacted by the Surfside condo collapse.

DEO Calls on Businesses to Use Website for Hurricane Preparations provides business owners with resources to prepare for potential disasters, critical updates during a disaster in order to stay informed, and post-disaster resources to help Florida’s businesses recover and get Floridians back to work.
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DEO: $111 Million Available Through Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Repair Program for Hurricane Michael

“Governor DeSantis’ unwavering commitment to restoring Northwest Florida communities that were impacted by Hurricane Michael remains a top priority,” said Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Sec. Dane Eagle. “This infrastructure funding will allow Panhandle communities to accelerate their recovery efforts, while simultaneously investing in critical infrastructure projects to increase regional resiliency for years to come.”

Ron DeSantis: Florida DEO Offering $74 Million in Job Growth Grant Funds

The grants will assist communities in funding workforce training and public infrastructure projects to support growth and employment in Florida.

DEO Launches Florida’s Return to Work Initiative

This initiative is focused on encouraging Floridians to return to the workforce, helping employers attract job seekers, and continuing to fuel the state’s economic growth.

Ron DeSantis Showcases Bonuses for First Responders Across Florida

DeSantis highlighted “$1,000 one-time bonuses for approximately 174,000 first responders, including law enforcement officers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), and firefighters across the state.”

Ron DeSantis: DEO Sending Out $148 Million Through Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program

The program, administered by DEO, allows local governments to develop large-scale infrastructure projects to make communities more resilient to future disasters.
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Ron DeSantis: More than $4.6 Million Headed to Northwest Florida to Help Area Recover...

The funds come from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF).

Chip LaMarca Files Bill to Bring Back Enterprise Florida’s Qualified Targeted Industry Tax Refund

State Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, has introduced the Senate version of the bill.