What types of programs does NORCAL Group Foundation fund?
The Foundation provides grants to eligible organizations to fund programs related to Patient Care, Patient Safety and/or Physician Wellness.
What are the eligibility requirements?
Organizations seeking funding must qualify as exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
If not a current NORCAL Group policyholder, applicants must be referred by a current NORCAL Group insured, agent/broker, or employee, or a medical society with which NORCAL Group maintains an active endorsement, sponsorship, or insurance program.
Applications are open to eligible organizations in 41 states and the District of Columbia. (See full state eligibility list below, and on Foundation Overview flyer, at right.)
Are there any exclusions to funding?
The NORCAL GROUP Foundation does not fund:
Individuals seeking personal assistance or scholarships.
Fundraising event sponsorships.
Projects seeking to promote religious or political objectives.
Construction, building enhancements or refurbishment.
General operating costs, staffing, equipment or capital campaigns.
How long is the application cycle open?
Spring Grant Applications will be open from March 1st through April 15th.
Fall Grant Applications will be open from September 1st through October 15th.