Volunteer Florida Gives Educational Funding

Feb 22, 2017

Volunteer Florida is giving money to rural communities in the state. The agency hopes to improve education for youth in early education through high school.

Volunteer Florida is handing $100,000 in grants to a dozen organizations for educational programs. Organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend and Boys and Girls Club of North Central Florida are getting $5,000 or $10,000 to mobilize volunteers in underserved areas.

Volunteer Florida is the governor’s lead agency for volunteerism and community service.