Purpose of Funding
Grants issued to repair environmental damages and lack of use from the oil spill.
Escambia County NRDA
Grants awarded to boost populations of effected fish and wildlife, focusing on the most at-risk species.
Escambia County NFWF
Monies specifically allocated to affected areas to restore communities beyond damages from the oil spill.
Direct Component (Pot 1)
Direct Component: A non-competitive allocation to Escambia County to address environmental, economic, infrastructure and other needs of the community under the 11 RESTORE eligible activities over 16 years.
Escambia County Direct Component
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council: A competitive allocation that would restore and protect the natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine and wildlife habitats, beaches, coastal wetlands, and economy of the Gulf Coast.
Escambia County Gulf Council
Gulf Consortium (Pot 3)
Gulf Consortium (State Allocation): A competitive allocation to the State of Florida where projects must contribute to economic or environmental recovery of the Gulf. Made up of 23 Florida Gulf Counties. Escambia County is expected to receive $12.7 million proposed to be spent on Bayou Chico Restoration.
NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program
NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program: Monies for research and monitoring.
RESTORE Center of Excellence
RESTORE Center of Excellence: Monies for research and monitoring.
TRIUMPH Gulf Coast
Monies allocated specifically for Economic Restoration in Florida. $1.5 billion for the State of Florida (Northwest FL currently allocated 75% of those funds)
BCC Triumph Resolution*
Total Dollars Dedicated for Restoration Projects in Escambia County as of 10/14/16: