Volunteer Generation Fund Grantees

Below is a list of current Volunteer Generation Fund programs in Florida. Please contact the organization directly to learn more about current service opportunities.

 Organization NameFocus AreaCountyOrganization Description
Arcadia-DeSoto County Habitat For HumanityEconomic OpportunityDeSotoArcadia-DeSoto County Habitat For Humanity will recruit 400 volunteers who will help build homes for qualifying families in DeSoto County.
Big Bend Hospice FoundationVeterans and Military FamiliesLeonBig Bend Hospice will recruit 450 volunteers who will conduct Valor Ceremonies to honor the organization’s veteran patients.
Boys & Girls Club of Polk CountyEducationPolkThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County will recruit 400 volunteers who will mentor youth, help with homework, facilitate project-based learning and serve as career exploration speakers.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald CoastEducationWaltonThe Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast will recruit 400 volunteers who will mentor youth, help with homework, facilitate project-based learning and serve as career exploration speakers.  
Children FirstEducationSarasotaChildren First proposes to have 400 volunteers, contributing 3000 hours who will mentor parents as part of the Families First Institute and Parent Training Program.
Florida Veterans FoundationVeterans and Military FamiliesLeonFlorida Veterans Foundation will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide a variety of services to veterans and their family members throughout Florida.
Genesis Health Foundation (Brooks Rehab)Healthy Futures DuvalGenesis Health Foundation will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide virtual service activities, such as peer mentoring and elder companionship, to individuals living in Jacksonville.
Girls On The Run PanhandleHealthy Futures LeonGirls on the Run of the Panhandle will recruit 400 volunteers to fulfill the organization’s mission of inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.
Gulf Specimen Marine LaboratoriesEducationWakullaThe Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, Inc. will recruit 400 volunteers who will lead environmental education tours, assist with sea turtle releases, collect and identify marine specimens, care for marine specimens and coordinate educational outreach events at their lab in Panacea.
Habitat For Humanity International (Chipola Habitat)Disaster ServicesJacksonHabitat for Humanity International will recruit 400 volunteers who will help build homes for qualifying families in Jackson and Washington County.  
Hope PartnershipHealthy Futures OsceolaHope Partnership will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide legal services, vocational assistance and career training to individuals experiencing homelessness in Osceola County.
House of HopeHealthy Futures MartinHouse of Hope will recruit 400 volunteers that will serve a combined total of 3,000 volunteer hours in the organization’s food pantries, gardens and centers.
Jacksonville Humane SocietyEconomic OpportunityDuvalJacksonville Humane Society will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide veterinary assistance, dog behavior assistance and retail support in their Adoption, Education and Pet Help Center.
Junior Achievement Of The Palm Beaches & Treasure CoastEducationPalm BeachJunior Achievement of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast will recruit 400 volunteers who will teach Junior Achievement curriculum in classrooms.
Kids Incorporated Of The Big BendEducationLeonKids Incorporated of The Big Bend will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide early learning, health, family and capacity-building services in Leon, Jefferson and Madison County.  
Lakeland Volunteers In MedicineHealthy Futures PolkLakeland Volunteers in Medicine will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide clinical and operational support at the organization’s clinics.  
Operation New UniformVeterans and Military FamiliesDuvalOperation New Uniform will recruit 400 volunteers who will provide critical work to the veteran community in northeast Florida.
RCMAEducationCollierRCMA proposes to have 400 skills-based volunteers, contributing over 3000 hours who will serve as Volunteer Bus Aides, Clerical Volunteers, Infant and Non-Mobile Children Volunteers in Immokalee Florida
Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife HospitalEnvironmental StewardshipBrowardThe Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife Hospital will recruit 400 volunteers who will aid in fostering environmental stewardship.
Scholar Career CoachingEducationPalm BeachScholar Career Coaching, Inc. will recruit 400 volunteers who will coach, motivate and support underserved college-bound students who speak English as a second language.
The Literacy Council of SarasotaEducationSarasotaThe Literacy Council of Sarasota, Inc. (LCS) proposes to have 400 volunteers, contributing 3000 hours who will be trained as tutors for adults in Sarasota, Manatee, and DeSoto Counties, Florida.
The Sharing CenterEconomic OpportunitySeminoleThe Sharing Center will recruit 400 volunteers who will work to prevent hunger and homelessness in Seminole County.
United Way of Collier County and the KeysEconomic OpportunityCollierUnited Way of Collier County and the Keys will recruit 400 volunteers who will staff the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and other community allocations programs in Monroe and Collier County.   
Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE)Healthy Futures PolkVolunteers in Service to the Elderly will recruit 400 volunteers to provide supportive services to more than 4,200 seniors, age 70 and above, to help them live safely and independently in their own homes.

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