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

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…Palm Beach County Student Honored for Creating a Database of Online Opportunities

Wednesday / May 24 / 2017

Palm Beach Post May 24, 2017 MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Renee Runge, 18 Conversations with friends who needed community service hours but didn’t know where or how to find them led high school senior Renee Runge to create a database with hundreds of online opportunities at their fingertips. In recognition of... Read More

Gov. Scott Presents Champion of Service Award

Tuesday / May 23 / 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott awarded Andrew Lumish with the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award, Florida’s official statewide volunteer recognition. Governor Scott said, “I am proud to recognize Andrew with the Champion of Service Award for his dedication and commitment to... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces Second Year of Funding For Rural Communities

Monday / May 22 / 2017

Tallahassee – Volunteer Florida today announced its second year of funding to help students in Florida’s rural communities succeed in school. The Rural Community Assets Fund (RCAF) will provide grantees with capacity building support so that they can use volunteers in service to students. Volunteer Florida will distribute a total... 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!