Volunteer Florida Foundation

The Volunteer Florida Foundation is a non-profit established as a direct support organization for Volunteer Florida. The Foundation raises funds to support Volunteer Florida’s programs, which put national service and volunteers to work in schools and communities across the state. The Foundation also supports special Governor’s initiatives, including Florida’s Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, as well as honoring our state’s outstanding volunteers, veterans, and educators.

Governor's Initiatives

  Donations to the Foundation support Volunteer Florida’s important work and the following Governor’s special initiatives:

Volunteer Florida thanks our sponsors, whose generous support makes it possible for us to continue to serve Florida families and recognize our state’s outstanding volunteers, veterans, and educators. Our sponsors provide support for special Governor’s initiatives, such as the Governor’s Shine Award, Governor’s Veterans Service Award, and the Champion of Service Award. Sponsors also provide critical funding for the Florida Disaster Fund, which serves Floridians impacted by disasters such as hurricanes, tornados, and flooding.  

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Program Sponsors


In-Kind Sponsors


Florida Disaster Fund Sponsors


The Volunteer Florida Foundation is a non-profit charity established, organized, and operated exclusively as a direct support organization to assist the Florida Commission on Community Service, known as Volunteer Florida.  The Foundation raises funds to aid the Commission in accomplishing its goals of meeting important human needs in Florida.  The Foundation’s activities are guided by a voluntary board of directors.


Chucha Barber
Chair, Volunteer Florida Foundation
President, Chucha Barber Productions
Derek Cooper
Vice-Chair, Volunteer Florida Foundation
Vice President of Government Affairs and Community Investment, Comcast
James Croteau
Treasurer, Volunteer Florida Foundation
Former CEO & President, Elder Care Services

Board Members

Monesia Brown

Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Walmart
Juan C. Flores
Vice President of Governmental Affairs, AT&T
Debra Kerr
Head of Sales, Age of Learning, Inc. / ABCmouse.com
Wade Litchfield
Vice President and General Counsel, Florida Power & Light
Tamela Perdue
Senior Vice President of Legislative & Government Affairs, Sunshine Health

Maritza Rovira-Forino
MBE Director / Client Relations, Foresight Construction Group

Steven Uhlfelder

Attorney, Uhlfelder & Associates