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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ICYMI: Weston Resident to Chair Volunteer Florida Commission

Wednesday / September 05 / 2018

Our City Weston September 2018 By Stacey Bomser Autumn Karlinsky has dedicated her life to serving her family, friends, community and fellow Floridians. Much of this work is through her involvement with the Volunteer Florida Commission, for which she will preside as Chair for 2018-2019. “In 2011, I was appointed... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces $24.3 Million in Funding for Florida

Monday / August 27 / 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida CEO, David Mica, Jr., announced that Volunteer Florida received $24,329,191 in funding to administer 38 AmeriCorps programs throughout Florida in 2018-2019. The funding includes $12,396,359 in federal grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service and $11,932,832 in local match. “I am grateful for Governor Scott’s continued support... Read More

ICYMI: Governor Scott and Volunteer Florida Present Champion of Service Award

Tuesday / August 14 / 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO, David Mica, Jr., awarded Sam Rogers with the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award, Florida’s official statewide volunteer recognition. Governor Scott said, “Sam’s longstanding commitment to his community inspires those around him... 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. 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!