Florida Lighthouse Association





Preserving, Restoring, Protecting & Defending Florida's Lighthouse Towers

Approved Grants


The Florida Lighthouse Association recently awarded $103,377 to "preserve, restore, protect and defend Florida’s historic lighthouses.” In addition to funding specific projects, FLA grants make it possible for lighthouses to attract matching funds from other sources.




GENE OAKES LIGHTHOUSE GRANT FUND (License Plate Grants)

$34,000 - Fowey Rocks (U Bolt Support Bracket Replacement) 

$33,250 - Fowey Rocks (Water Bulk Anode Install & Tension Rod Repair)

$32,400 - Cape Canaveral (Keepers' Cottages Architectural & Engineering Documents)

$25,000 - Cape San Blas [Lighthouse Tower Relocation]
$25,000 - Cape San Blas (Relocation of Lighthouse)
$22,900 - Jupiter Inlet (Lantern Room Metal Roof Repair & Restoration)
$20,000 ‐ Pensacola [Historic Tower Restoration] 
$16,100 ‐ Crooked River [Wash House Restoration & Relocation]   
$16,077 ‐ Port Boca Grande [Lighthouse Re‐paint & Maintenance] 
$15,393 ‐ Cedar [Seahorse] Key [Lighthouse & Water Cistern Re‐paint / Maintenance] 
$15,000 - Pensacola [Keeper’s Porch Restoration]
$12,900 - St. Marks (Condition Assessment)
$10,000 - Ponce lnlet [Ironwork Restoration] 
$10,000 - St. Augustine [Keeper’s Porch Restoration]
$10,000 - St. Marks (Emergency Stabilization and Protection)
  $9,830 ‐ Cape Canaveral [Crushed Shell Walkway from Oil House to parking area] 
  $8,000 - Hillsboro Inlet [Gallery Door & Interior Rust Repairs]
  $7,272 ‐ Pensacola [Historic Carriage House Restoration] 
  $5,000 ‐ Cape San Blas [Sleeping Beauty Keeper’s Quarters Restoration]
  $5,000 - Cape San Blas (Architectural Project - Lighthouse Relocation)
  $2,425 - Port Boca Grande [Boardwalk Restoration] 
  $1,850 - Gasparilla Range Rear [Crushed Shell Ground install around LH Foundation]

TOM TAYLOR KEEPERS GRANT FUND (General Fund Grants)

$10,000 - Anclote Key (boat dock replacement - grid replacement)

  $6,000 - Pensacola (Interactive Fresnel Lens Exhibit)

  $5,000 - Cape St. George [Keeper’s Museum Audio‐Visual Exhibit]
  $3,000 - Sombrero (monument)
  $2,725 - Cape St. George [2012 Lighthouse Challenge]
  $2,500 - Egmont Key (Fresnel Lens Pedestal Restoration)
  $2,130 - Gasparilla Range Rear [Historic Marker purchase and install] 
  $2,000 - Crooked River [Interpretive Signage for use at Wash House] 

For additional information, contact FLA’s Vice President for Grants at Grants@FloridaLightHouses.org.

For application and report forms see the Restoration and Preservation Page.

FLA is a nonprofit organization. Grant funds are made possible by individuals who make charitable gifts,become members and purchase the "Visit our Lights" Florida State specialty license plates.

Florida Lighthouse Association PO Box 1676, St Petersburg, Florida 33731

(727) 667-7775           Info@FloridaLighthouses.org


A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION (CH8757) AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES ON  THEIR WEBSITE   OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR  RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.


    

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