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 Generation Fund Technical Assistance Call Information

Wednesday / July 12 / 2017

Last week, Volunteer Florida released a Request for Proposals for its Volunteer Generation Fund grant. Funding will allow grantees to recruit and retain skills-based volunteers. The Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) will help nonprofits use skills-based volunteers to serve Florida students, families, and communities. Volunteer Florida’s VGF program helps organizations to... Read More

Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida #BringABook Service Project a Success

Thursday / July 06 / 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Volunteer Florida and Leadership Florida are proud to announce that the second annual #BringABook service project collected 1,100 books for Florida students. The event, which was co-hosted by Leadership Florida and Volunteer Florida, was held in conjunction with Leadership Florida’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach County. “Volunteer... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces $286,000 in Funding Available for Florida Nonprofits

Monday / July 03 / 2017

Tallahassee – Volunteer Florida today announced a Request for Proposals for grant funding to help nonprofits recruit and retain skills-based volunteers. The Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) will help nonprofits use skills-based volunteers to serve Florida students, families, and communities. Contingent upon the receipt of federal funding, Volunteer Florida will distribute... 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!