Monroe Miami-Dade Broward Palm Beach Martin St.Lucie Indian River
Communities Regional Planning Grant
Southeast Florida Regional Partnership (Partnership) is a growing
partnership with more than 200 public, private, non-profit, and civic
stakeholders from the seven-county region of Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward,
Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties.
We are seeking to continue growing the Partnership and
welcome your participation. Any
private sector organization, non-profit, academic or research institution,
philanthropic partner, community organization, governmental entity,
individual, or intermediary agency that bears responsibility for, or has
an interest in, the sustainable development and redevelopment of Southeast
Florida may be a general Partner of the Partnership.
June 2009 the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD),
Transportation, and the Environmental Protection Agency announced the
creation of an interagency partnership and Sustainable Communities
Regional Planning Grant Program that would support regions who committed
to work collaboratively across jurisdictional boundaries to create
“Regional Plans for Sustainable Development.”
Inaugural grants under this program are supporting metropolitan and
multi-jurisdictional planning efforts that better integrate housing, land
use, economic development, community development, social equity, water,
environmental protection, transportation, energy conservation, and
August 2010 the South Florida Regional Planning Council, working in
partnership with the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and
Partnership members, submitted an application to the U.S. HUD Sustainable
Communities Regional Planning Grant Program.
In October 2010 it was announced that the Southeast Florida
Regional Partnership had been selected one of 45 recipients of the initial
grants. The Partnership was
awarded a $4.25 million dollar grant, one of the top four awards
nationally, in the regional plan development category (Category 1).
These resources will be used to develop the Partnership’s
long-term “Regional Vision and Blueprint for Economic
The South Florida Regional Planning Council is fiscally responsible
grantee entity who will assure that grant requirements are met.
Southeast Florida Regional Partnership’s successful application for a
HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning grant has also given our
Sustainability Status." This means that for certain
competitive programs, HUD will award bonus points to applications from our
region that further the goals of the Partnership articulated in the
Regional Vision and Blueprint for Economic Prosperity work plan and livability
click on the link at the top of this page for additional information.
key Livability Principles that will guide the development of the Regional
Vision and Blueprint for Economic Prosperity are:
the execution of the Cooperative Agreement on February 21st,
the Partnership has been busy at work with key organizational tasks
including the creation of the Partnership’s initial Executive
Committee and Statement of Organization.
For more information about how to become involved in the work of the Partnership, please contact project staff.
, Executive Director, SFRPC
Sustainable Communities Project Director
Cosio Carballo, Director
of Public Affairs
Busha, Executive Director
Dr Kim Delaney
Partnership Coordinator, Treasure Coast RPC
Growth Management Coordinator
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Partnership members are asked to please execute the Partnership Memorandum of Understanding.