Grants & Special Programs

Services Provided

Based on direction from the Board of County Commissioners, the grants department researches grants, writes grant applications, and manages grants / projects while assisting other departments in the county with their own specific grants. Below are grants and programs managed by the Grants Office. 

  • Artificial reefs
  • Boating and angling guides
  • Buffering around Naval Air Station Whiting Field and Outlying Fields
  • Derelict vessel removal
  • Drainage improvements and home elevation / acquisitions for flood mitigation
  • Environmental programs
  • Highway beautification
  • Industrial park infrastructure
  • Local Mitigation Strategy
  • Military liaison activities
  • Parks improvements
  • RESTORE Act and other oil-spill funded projects

If interested in any not shown, please contact us at 850-981-2017 or email the Grants Office for direction to the appropriate department.


Grants audits can be found in audit statements.

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Santa Rosa County is updating the Local Mitigation Strategy Plan - intended to help position the community to be more resilient to natural hazards.

Residents can participate in the update by learning more about the Local Mitigation Strategy Plan and participating in a hazard mitigation survey.