RAP Foundation
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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About Us

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.

Center for Nonprofit Advancement

In addition to cash grants, any tax-exempt organization providing services in health, mental health and juvenile intervention to residents of eastern Riverside County may request technical assistance from the RAP Foundation.

Services include but may not be limited to:

  • Consultations on capacity building
  • Strategic planning
  • Fund development planning
  • Brochure, Flier or Newsletter development
  • Individual or Group training opportunities
  • Seminars



Other services available:

These services are provided to nonprofit service providers as “in-kind” grants. For more information please call John Epps  at (760) 674-9992 or email JohnEpps@ regionalaccessproject.org


What We Do


We use an array of methods to define and address the specific needs of your organization.  We work with organizations to increase skills, infrastructure and resources.

Consulting For Capacity Building

Helps you create a comprehensive strategic plan, KPIs, and goals to lead your organization to the next level of performance.


Learn essential nonprofit skills with free online courses on fundraising, grantwriting, leadership, and more.


Union Bank

Thank you Union Bank for supporting the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Emerging Leaders Program with a $10,000 grant for 2018-19.


Capital Campaign - Union Bank

We want acknowledge Union Bank’s support of our Capital Campaign. Their contribution will further RAP’s mission to support nonprofits with affordable office and meeting space by reducing energy costs.


Wells Fargo

Thank you Wells Fargo Bank for supporting the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Awakened Leadership program and The Grantwriting Academy with a $25,000 grant for 2018-19.