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NorCalPCA Grants Program

Grants to Northern California Peace Corp Volunteers and
Former Volunteers for Community Development Projects

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Foundation / Corporation

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Northern California Peace Corps Association (NorCalPCA)

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Grants to Northern California Peace Corp volunteers and returned volunteers to support domestic and international community development projects. The funding source looks for opportunities to support total project costs, to fund start-up project costs, and to expand or replicate a successful project.

NorCal 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:

- Be technically and economically feasible.
- Improve the general welfare of the community.
- Ensure that all those actively involved in the project will benefit from the results.
- Address community needs.
- Facilitate the transfer of technology, skills and knowledge to others.
- Foster self-sufficiency.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159511

Estimated Size of Grant:

While there is no minimum-maximum size, most grants average from $500-$2000 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 not be provided for individuals, scholarships, travel, or general operating expenses.

Pre-Application Information:

Next Application Deadline: August 31st 2018

Interested parties must submit a proposal which contains the following information:

-Name and address of the organization.
-Local name, address, and phone when organization is overseas.
-NorCal RPCV knowledgeable of organization and project.
-General description of the organization, including goals, purpose, a brief history of previous and current work, and source of funding.
-Organization budget.
-Project title and detailed description.
-How project meets Selection Criteria
-Key personnel and their responsibilities for the project.
-Project budget in detail.
-Amount and purpose of funding requested from NorCal.

Applications are limited to 10 pages.

Contact Information:

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

Submit applications by email to:

Marilyn Hyde, Grants Chair

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Northern California