October 14, 2021
Kim Hawkes
(850) 556-9799

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Today, the Volunteer Florida Foundation announced that $1,275,000 in additional Florida Disaster Fund grant funding is available for organizations engaged in Hurricane Irma long-term recovery efforts.

Organizations interested in applying should complete and submit the application by Monday, November 15th at 5:00PM (ET). More information about the grant process, including FAQs, may be viewed here.

“The Volunteer Florida Foundation is pleased to announce this additional funding to help Florida families who are still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Irma,” said Volunteer Florida CEO Corey Simon. “Through the Florida Disaster Fund, we are proud to support these communities every step of the way to full recovery.”

The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover from times of emergency and disaster.

Click here to view the grant application and FAQs. Applications are due Monday, November 15th at 5:00PM (ET).


Established in accordance with Section 14.29 (9), Florida Statutes, the Volunteer Florida Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the Volunteer Florida Foundation, was established in 2004 to distribute funds to organizations that will serve individuals within their communities with disaster response and recovery.