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Featured Events

Oct 8 RPCV Ukraine Panel
(Partnership with
Commonwealth Club)

Story Jam
Five recently returned Peace Corps volunteers who served in diverse regions around Ukraine discuss the lives they shared with the people in their communities. In big cities and small towns, east and west, the daily interactions of these volunteers put a human face on the peoples, young and old, living in a country facing an uncertain future.More>>

Oct 11, Point Reyes Service
Day, Olema

Story Jam
Join us for NorCal longest running and most popular service event at beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. RSVPs are needed as this event does fill up completely. RSVP>>

Grants Applications Deadline

Last Update: 8/12/2013 9:03 PM

NorCal Grants Guatemala, 2010

NorCal's Grants Program provides funds for community development projects all around our planet. While there is no minimum-maximum size, most grants average from $500-$2000 depending on the amount requested and funds available.

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.

We encourage projects submitted by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and current Peace Corps Volunteers from Northern California.

NorCal looks for opportunities to:

  • Provide total project costs
  • Fund start-up project costs
  • Expand or replicate a successful project.

Application Deadline is August 31, 2013

Click here for more details on submitting Applications