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NorCalPCA Grants Program

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Northern California Peace Corps Association (NorCalPCA)

Deadline Date:

08/31/22

Description:

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Grants to California volunteers in eligible regions to support domestic and international community development projects. Eligible volunteers must be affiliated with the Funding Source. Funding is intended to support total project costs, start-up project costs, or to expand or replicate a successful project. Applicants must be residents of Northern California.

Northern California Peace Corps looks for varied international and domestic project opportunities benefiting different groups of people, in keeping with the spirit and idea of Peace Corps. The persons requesting funds must demonstrate commitment to the project by providing community labor, monetary contributions, local resources, and/or training.

The prospective project will be evaluated for its potential to meet as many of the following as possible:

  1. Be technically and economically feasible.
  2. Improve the general welfare of the community.
  3. Ensure that all those actively involved in the project will benefit from the results.
  4. Address community needs.
  5. Facilitate the transfer of technology, skills and knowledge to others.
  6. Foster self-sufficiency.
  7. Demonstrate environmental sensitivity 
  8. Promote social and gender equity 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159511

Estimated Size of Grant:

While there is no minimum-maximum size, most grants average from $500-$2,000 depending on the amount requested and funds available.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

NorCalPCA encourages projects submitted by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and current Peace Corps Volunteers from Northern California.

Funding will be provided for proposed project needs. Financial support is not intended for individual scholarships or general operating expenses of the applicant organization.

Pre-Application Information:

Next Application Deadline: August 31, 2022

Applicants must submit a letter of project approval from host country Peace Corps staff (for current PCVs).
Current Peace Corps Volunteers must also submit an application and be accepted by the Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP). For more information regarding the PCPP process and application criteria of their country, applicants must speak with their respective APCD/Program Manager and/or In-Country Grants Specialist.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit application by e-mail to Grants@NorCalPCA.org.

Grant Contact:
Marilyn Hyde, Grants Chair
grants@norcalpca.org

Northern California Peace Corps Association
PO Box 2547
San Francisco, CA 94126

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USA: California: Northern California

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