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Cost-share funding

Districtwide Cost-share Funding, FY 2017–2018

The St. Johns River Water Management District (district) accepted applications for cost-share funding for projects that benefit the district’s core missions through April 13, 2017.

Funding Available
  • The Governing Board is anticipated to provide up to $25 million in funding for fiscal year 2017–2018.
  • Projects are eligible for a maximum district cost-share of 10 percent of the total available funds, or a maximum of $2.5 million per project and per applicant (based on $25 million in funding).
  • Funding is limited exclusively to construction-related costs.
  • Projects may span a maximum of two years but must start by June 30, 2018.
  • Projects that are permitted and ready to begin construction will receive a higher score during the review process.
  • The district will fund up to 33 percent of the construction costs for selected alternative water supply, water quality, flood protection, and natural systems projects and up to 50 percent for water conservation projects.
  • REDI communities can submit a waiver of matching funds letter.
Application Instructions and Guidelines
Procurement Schedule

The following schedule is provided with key dates.

Action Date



March 15, 2017

FY2017 Cost-share begins


March 16, 2017

Workshop — Palatka (District Headquarters)
2 p.m. — Webinar available
Workshop presentation


March 15–
April 13, 2017

Application preparation and applicant meetings with bureau staff


April 13, 2017

Applications due at 5 p.m.


April 14–
May 10, 2017

Staff evaluation and ranking of applications


June 13, 2017

Staff recommendation to Governing Board: consider approval of cost-share projects for funding


Applicants were encouraged to arrange time with district staff to review potential projects between March 15 and April 13, 2017.

Application Deadline
  • April 13, 2017
  • Dale Jenkins:
    Phone: 386-312-2304
  • Mark Brandenburg:
    Phone: 407-659-4806
  • The district reserves the right to recommend projects for funding that best meet the strategic needs of the district and water resources at the time of procurement.


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