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 InitiativesDonations to the Foundation support Volunteer Florida’s important work and the following Governor’s special initiatives:
- Put AmeriCorps members to work in programs across the state so that they can serve at-risk students, job-seekers, and veterans
- Maximize community service and increase volunteerism
- Target volunteers and donations where they are needed most following disasters such as hurricanes, tornados and, flooding, as well as preparing communities for disaster and responding to disasters
- Administer the Governor’s special initiatives
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.