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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

ICYMI: First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces 2019 Black History Month Student and Teacher Contest Winners

Thursday / March 21 / 2019

Please see the press release below from First Lady Casey DeSantis announcing the winners of the 2019 Black History Month student and teacher contests. Volunteer Florida is also grateful for the support of the following sponsors: AT&T Comcast NBCUniversal Florida Blue Florida Lottery Florida Prepaid Walmart Tallahassee, Fla. – Today,... 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-Dade 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. 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!