Funding, Training & Resources

Our History

The Regional Access Project Foundation (RAP) Inc. incorporated in 1992 as a 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation in order to address unmet needs in health, mental health and juvenile intervention for residents of eastern Riverside County through grants and technical assistance to not for profit service providers.

Funding of the RAP Foundation is primarily through unique cooperative agreements between the RAP Foundation and the County of Riverside; and, between the County of Riverside and the City of Palm Desert Redevelopment Agency.

NPO Centric is a program of the RAP Foundation. It is a community resource center focused on strengthening and increasing the capacity of nonprofits in Riverside county.

By helping nonprofits leverage resources and knowledge, and by helping them to improve management and governance, NPO Centric assists in strengthening nonprofit effectiveness, enabling them to do better work and enhance their impact. NPO Centric helps nonprofits build stronger, more sustainable organizations by providing them with information, knowledge and professional skills in planning, human resources, fundraising and development, marketing an branding, technology and compliance.


NonProfits Helped


Dollars Funded

Team members

What Drives Us


Providing funding, oversight, technical assistance and guidance to nonprofit community-based organizations or collaborative groups, and other tax-exempt agencies which serve the populations of eastern Riverside Country in the areas of health, mental health and juvenile interventions.


The Regional Access Project Foundation’s Vision is to enhance the quality of life for all residents of eastern Riverside County by investing in nonprofits and empowering them to effectively serve unmet needs identified by the RAP Board of Directors.


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