LIVE NOW /
Watch News 13 Midday

Volunteer Florida Foundation opens applications for recovery grants

News

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – The Volunteer Florida Foundation recently announced the availability of Florida Disaster Funds for organizations engaged in Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Michael recovery efforts.

The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to provide financial assistance to qualifying organizations meeting disaster-caused needs in Florida with a focus on support for disaster response and long-term recovery activities.

The available grant funding for Hurricane Irma recovery activities will be $5,000,000 and the available grant funding for Hurricane Michael recovery activities will be $3,000,000.

Volunteer Florida will be accepting applications specific to Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla, and Washington counties after Hurricane Michael.

To apply or learn more about the opportunity, please click here.

Applications are due to Volunteer Florida by Friday, August 23 at 5 pm (ET). 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local News Video

South Walton lifeguards train for coming season

Thumbnail for the video titled "South Walton lifeguards train for coming season"

Ms. Perry's Second Grade Class

Thumbnail for the video titled "Ms. Perry's Second Grade Class"

Museum creating exhibit on Hurricane Michael

Thumbnail for the video titled "Museum creating exhibit on Hurricane Michael"

Timmons pleas guilty, gets 15 years for manslaughter

Thumbnail for the video titled "Timmons pleas guilty, gets 15 years for manslaughter"

Lucky's closing all but one store

Thumbnail for the video titled "Lucky's closing all but one store"

BC Debt Committee Meeting

Thumbnail for the video titled "BC Debt Committee Meeting"
More Local News
Fill out my online form.