Putting AmeriCorps members
to work in schools and nonprofits.
Transforming Florida communities.

Volunteer Florida administers $32 million in funding to deliver high-impact national service programs in Florida. We put 1,300 AmeriCorps members to work in communities across the state to serve students, veterans, families, and job-seekers.

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Latest News

Volunteer Florida Announces Winner of
2016 Volunteer Florida/Cabot Creamery Celebrity Cruise

Thursday / July 14 / 2016

Awards Outstanding Pensacola Volunteer with a Free Cruise to Alaska thanks to Cabot Creamery   Tallahassee, FL – Volunteer Florida today announced the winner of the 2016 Volunteer Florida/Cabot Creamery Celebrity Cruise. Pati Bryan, who volunteers with the Council on Aging of West Florida in Pensacola, will join dozens of... Read More

In Case You Missed It: Miami Marlins Donates $15,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund for Orlando Terror Attack Victims

Monday / July 11 / 2016

Governor’s Press Release  July 11, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2016 CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE (850) 717-9282 media@eog.myflorida.com MIAMI, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized the Miami Marlins for collecting $15,000 in donations for the Florida Disaster Fund to support the organizations that serve survivors, families and all... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces Grant Funding Opportunity

Monday / July 11 / 2016

Tallahassee – Volunteer Florida announced a funding opportunity today for nonprofits and service organizations across the state. The Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF), administered by Volunteer Florida, will support local nonprofits so that they can more effectively serve Florida students and families. Proposals are due on August 22, 2016. Volunteer Florida CEO Chester... Read More

"All Floridians have the potential to transform communities and change the lives of Florida families through volunteering. When Floridians work together, we can accomplish anything and I encourage everyone from the Keys to the Panhandle to lend a helping hand and give back to our state."

Governor Rick Scott


"Our state's students are ranked among the best in the nation, evidence that our investment in education is truly paying off. I am proud of DOE's partnership with Volunteer Florida - they play a critical role in preparing our state's future workforce."

Pam Stewart / Florida Education Commissioner


"Volunteer Florida's AmeriCorps members work with some of our most at-risk students and their families, mentoring and tutoring them during and after school and helping them graduate. We couldn't do what we do without them."

Alberto M. Carvalho / Superintendent / Miami-Date County Public Schools

How Can We Help You?

Whether you're interested in applying for a grant or looking for a volunteer opportunity, we're here to help. As the Governor's lead agency for national service and volunteerism in the Sunshine State, we encourage every Floridian to serve. Volunteer Florida is responsible for administering $32 million in federal, state, and local funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida. We are the state’s advocate for volunteerism and philanthropy in Florida, connecting individuals, families, and businesses with opportunities to serve their communities and recognizing Florida’s outstanding service leaders. Additionally, Volunteer Florida serves as the state’s lead agency for volunteers and donations before, during, and after disasters, working closely with the Florida Division of Emergency Management and our local partners. We hope you'll join our mission to make Florida communities smarter, safer, and stronger!