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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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Volunteer Florida Announces $13.5 Million in Funding for Florida

Thursday / August 15 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Savannah Kelly savannah@volunteerflorida.org (850) 556-9799 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida announced that Florida received an additional $7.6 million from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to fund 31 AmeriCorps programs throughout the state in 2019-2020. Together, these programs have... Read More

Volunteer Florida Announces CERT/Citizen Corps Funds

Thursday / August 08 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Savannah Kelly savannah@volunteerflorida.org (850) 556-9799 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, in the anticipation of funding, Volunteer Florida announced the availability of FY 2019-2020 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)/Citizen Corps Program funding. Volunteer Florida will distribute up to $150,000 in sub-grant awards of $5,000 to... Read More

Volunteer Florida Foundation Announces the Availability of Florida Disaster Funds

Friday / July 26 / 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Savannah Kelly savannah@volunteerflorida.org (850) 556-9799 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Volunteer Florida Foundation announced that additional Florida Disaster Fund grants will be made available for organizations that are engaged in Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Michael recovery efforts. The Florida Disaster Fund... 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!