Volunteer Florida joins Governor Scott
in supporting those who were impacted
by the Orlando shooting.

To support survivors, their families, and loved ones, please consider making a donation to the Florida Disaster Fund, the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities in times of disaster.

Donate to Disaster Fund Governor’s Website

Latest News

Brad Meltzer To Donate Books to Orlando #BringABook Initiative

Tuesday / June 21 / 2016

Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida Encouraging Attendees to Donate a Book at Leadership Florida’s 2016 Annual Meeting   Leadership Florida® and Volunteer Florida today announced that national best-selling author Brad Meltzer will donate books to the #BringABook service project during Leadership Florida’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Orlando. Meltzer, who is... Read More

Gov. Scott: We appreciate the Boston Red Sox for Leading Donation Effort to the Florida Disaster Fund

Wednesday / June 15 / 2016

Governor Rick Scott Press Release June 15, 2016 ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized the Boston Red Sox for collecting $12,189 in donations for the Florida Disaster Fund through last night’s 50/50 raffle conducted at Fenway Park. Governor Scott said, “Last night, thousands of individuals at Fenway Park... Read More

Governor Scott Activates Florida Disaster Fund Following Orlando Terror Attack

Monday / June 13 / 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the activation of the Florida Disaster Fund following yesterday’s terror attack in Orlando. The Florida Disaster Fund will help provide financial support to organizations that serve survivors, their families, and all those in need. To make a contribution, please visit www.FloridaDisasterFund.org. Governor... 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!