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Featured Events

Dec 18, SF Story Jam:
Preaching to the Choir


Celebrate our last story jam of the year with our 'Preaching to the Choir Story Jam' on December 18. In Honor of the holiday we'll be sharing tales of cultural salvation from near and far. Details>>

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

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