|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2022
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Volunteer Florida Foundation is pleased announce the availability of additional grant funding through the Florida Disaster Fund for organizations engaged in Hurricane Michael long-term recovery efforts. Organizations interested in applying should submit their completed applications by Friday, March 23 at 5PM (ET). 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 or disaster. In partnership with public, private and other non-governmental organizations, the Florida Disaster Fund supports response and recovery activities through the grant funding process. “When disaster strikes our great state, Volunteer Florida is in it for the long-haul. We channel every available dollar to local organizations working to rebuild and restore our impacted communities,” said Volunteer Florida CEO Corey Simon. “We encourage those nonprofit organizations still engaged in Hurricane Michael recovery to fuel their mission and apply for this funding.” The Volunteer Florida Foundation will be accepting applications for Hurricane Michael recovery specific to Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington Counties. To view the application and instructions for submission, please click here. Applications are due Friday, March 23 at 5PM (ET). The available grant funding for Hurricane Michael recovery activities is $345,000. Learn more about Volunteer Florida and current grant opportunities here.