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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.

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ICYMI: First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month Student, Teacher Contest Winners

Thursday / October 17 / 2019

Volunteer Florida is pleased to share the announcement made by First Lady Casey DeSantis which recognizes the winners of the 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month student contests and Excellence in Education Award recipients.  For Immediate Release October 15, 2019 Contact: Governor’s Press Office (850) 717-9282  First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces 2019... Read More

Volunteer Florida Foundation Awards $8 Million in Florida Disaster Fund Grants for Hurricane Michael and Irma Long Term Recovery Efforts

Thursday / October 10 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Savannah Kelly (850) 556-9799 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Volunteer Florida Foundation announced that $8 million in Florida Disaster Fund long-term recovery grants will be awarded to organizations engaged in Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Irma long-term recovery efforts. The Volunteer... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces $6.4 Million for Hurricane Michael Disaster Case Management Programs

Friday / September 27 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Savannah Kelly (850) 556-9799 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Volunteer Florida is pleased to announce $6,465,843 in funding to support communities recovering from Hurricane Michael through disaster case management services. The funding, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will support... 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!