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.


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

The Center For Nonprofit Advancement (CNA) 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, CNA assists in strengthening nonprofit effectiveness, enabling them to do better work and enhance their impact. At CNA, we help nonprofits build stronger, more sustainable organizations by providing them with information, knowledge and professional skills in planning, human resources, fundraising and development, marketing and branding, technology and compliance.


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.

Capacity Building

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


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