RAP Foundation Grant Opportunities

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. Our grants are designed to accomplish this vision.

Our Grant Applications are available for qualified nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and governmental agencies. The following restrictions apply:

-The program, service, or project must benefit residents North of Palm Springs to Blythe in Riverside County.

-Programs funded must address one or more of our Focus Areas: Health, Mental Health or Juvenile Intervention.

-Funding requests cannot be for fundraiser events.

Once an application is submitted, the review process takes between 30 to 60 days. If the application is accepted, you will be required to attend a Grants Review Committee meeting, either by web conference or in person at the RAP Foundation, to give a presentation of your project/program lasting no more than three minutes. The Grants Review Committee will make a recommendation which will be considered by the full Board of Directors at their next scheduled meeting.

Small grant

A Small Grant requests can be up to $10,000 per year and can be for any program/project that addresses our funding focus areas.

Available: 06/01/2023 – 06/01/2024

education Grant

An Education Grant is for the benefit of any school district located North of Palm Springs to Blythe in Riverside County for projects benefiting students and/or the community. Any amount can be requested up to $1500.

Available: 06/01/2023 – 06/01/2024

sponsorship Grant

A Sponsorship Grant request can be up to $5,000 per year and must be used to support an event that is open to the public. These funds cannot be used to sponsor fundraisers.

Available: 06/01/2023 – 06/01/2024

NPO Centric Grant

 An NPO Centric Grant is for nonprofits seeking technical assistance services. Services may include a Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT), Consulting Services, or an NPO Centric Membership.

Available: 06/01/2023 – 06/01/2024

Health/Mental Health Grant

The Health/Mental Health Grant is an annual Request for Proposal that supports programs intended to meet, improve, and increase access, quality, and awareness of mental health services and resources. 

Available: 2024

Juvenile Intervention Grant

A Juvenile Intervention Grant is made available once a year to support programs that increase and improve parental education and safe, positive, and inclusive spaces that promote healthy relationships and social and emotional development.

Available: 2024