AICP Exam 2020 Reduced Exam Fee Scholarship Application Closes Feb. 14
The 2020 Reduced AICP Exam Fee Scholarship program is available to APA FL. This program was established to assist individuals who may defer taking or are unable to take the AICP exam because of the cost. Four (4) scholarships are available. The deadline to submit a letter for scholarship consideration is Feb. 14, 2020.
great places in florida 2019 People's Choice Winner: Downtown Winter Haven
The Winter Haven experience is a chorus of modern possibilities in harmony with its deep-seeded roots. Nestled among 50 lakes, downtown Winter Haven is where water play and affordable lake living is just down the block. With a concert on every corner and family excitement in every park, it’s that classic century-old downtown gathering place blended with a contemporary understated cool vibe. Arts, culture and music on the streets; festivals and events; craft brews and beverages; and a foodie’s paradise are just a sampling of daily downtown life. Add a series of extraordinary parks, historic performance venues attracting entertainment lovers from around the country; and a contemporary public library offering ultrafast technology, and you have an exceptional district distinctly unmatched. Downtown Winter Haven is an extraordinary place where newcomers are welcomed as old friends, and heartstring connections and interactions create a lifetime of memories.
REBUILD FLORIDA DEO Rural Infrastructure Fund Grants
The purpose of the Rural Infrastructure Fund Grant is to facilitate the planning, preparing, and financing of traditional economic development or nature-based tourism infrastructure projects that encourage job creation and capital investment in rural communities. The Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) may award up to 40 percent of total costs for catalyst site projects, and no more than 30 percent of total costs for projects in rural counties that are not located on designated catalyst sites. There are also Specific Panhandle Appropriation Funds available.