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Volunteer Florida is proud to introduce Volunteer Connect, the state’s official volunteer opportunities platform. Throughout the summer of 2019, nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status and government entities can participate in instructional webinars and training and begin posting future volunteer opportunities. The platform will then be made available to the public (potential volunteers) in fall 2019.

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Volunteer Florida Announces Florida’s Official Volunteer Opportunities Platform

Thursday / June 06 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Aly Coleman ​acoleman@volunteerflorida.org (850) 666-2764 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida CEO Clay Ingram and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that Florida’s official volunteer opportunities platform, Volunteer Connect, launched to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status and government entities. Throughout the summer, organizations can register on Volunteer... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces $13.7 Million in Funding for Florida

Monday / May 20 / 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Aly Coleman ​acoleman@volunteerflorida.org (850) 666-2764 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida CEO, Clay Ingram, announced that Florida received $7.1 million from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to fund 10 AmeriCorps programs throughout the state in 2019-2020. Together, these programs... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces New Emergency Management Director

Wednesday / May 08 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Aly Coleman ​acoleman@volunteerflorida.org (850) 666-2764 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida CEO, Clay Ingram, announced Col. Terrance “Terry” McCaffrey, USAF (Ret) will serve as the agency’s Emergency Management Director. “I’m excited for Terry to join the team at Volunteer Florida,” said... Read More

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Whether you're interested in applying for a grant or looking for a volunteer opportunity, we're here to help. At Volunteer Florida, we're responsible for administering $43 million in federal, state and local funding to deliver high-impact national service programs in Florida. We also advocate for volunteerism and community service, connecting individuals, families and businesses with opportunities to serve their communities, while recognizing Florida’s outstanding service leaders. Additionally, we're 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 statewide partner organizations. We hope you'll join us in our mission to make Florida a better place for everyone to live!