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Volunteer Florida announces $496K available in nonprofit grants

Recipients of Florida Disaster Funds now eligible
Posted at 8:09 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 20:09:35-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Volunteer Florida announced $496,000 is available in grant funding to help Florida’s nonprofit organizations to recruit and retain skill-based volunteers through the Volunteer Generation Fund.

Organizations interested in grant funds should apply by Thursday, August 13 at 5 p.m., available by clicking here.

Local match requirements have been waived for this program year and eligibility requirements have been amended.

Organizations receiving funding from the Florida Disaster Fund are eligible to apply.

New organizations and second-year subgrantees will be eligible to receive $20,000 in grant funding while third-year subgrantees will be eligible to receive $24,000 in grant funding.

Special consideration for funding will be given to organizations that are supporting rural communities and/or increasing economic opportunities through workforce development.

To view the request for proposals and application instructions, click here.

A technical assistance webinar is available by clicking here.