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Why Donate to Norcal?

Norcal works hard to maintain the quality of equipment and increase safety for our athletes.  Since Norcal began in 2000, we have grown to be a leader in rowing in CA and we are working to build greater diversity, equity and inclusivity to the sport of rowing.  Norcal builds bonds that lasts a lifetime.  Norcal athletes work hard together creating a sense of purpose, self-discipline and relentless hard work.

Norcal Crew, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, depends upon donations from parents of rowers, alumni, and community members to continue its mission of not only training athletes for the highest level of competition but also to open its doors to any athlete who wants to be a part of the organization. Norcal is currently able to provide a quality experience to anyone, regardless of their athletic background, natural ability, or financial situation, while still being nationally competitive

Donations Q&As

Common questions and answers regarding your contribution to Norcal Crew.

Is my contribution tax deductible?

Yes! Norcal Crew is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. Law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your tax return, please keep your email or letter donation receipt (depending on your method of gift) as your official record.

What is the Norcal Crew tax ID number?

Norcal Crew tax ID number is 46-0612640

Who should I contact with donation questions?

Contact Norcal Crew Executive Director – Director@norcalcrew.org

Amazon Smile – Sign up with Norcal as the beneficiary on Amazon Smile.

If you are interested in donating a boat, please let us know. Every dollar is helpful, no amount is too little.

How to donate to Norcal Crew:

  • If you would like to help Norcal please DONATE HERE
  • Norcal is a 501(c)(3) and is eligible for employee matching. Donations can be made through Benevity, Bright Funds, and many other sites in Norcal’s name.
  • Send a check payable to Norcal Crew, 1450 Maple Street, Redwood City, CA 94063.
  • Make a donation via your Donor Advised Fund.

For more information, please contact Beth Anderson, Norcal’s Executive Director, at director@norcalcrew.org or 650-993-9193.

Equipment Sponsorships

Our rowers compete against the best crews in the nation using top-tier equipment, including racing shells by Vespoli, Empacher and Pocock. While Norcal diligently maintains its fleet, all boats must be replaced over time. Additionally, as Norcal’s membership expands, more boats of all sizes are needed. Norcal Crew relies on the generosity of families who have the means and the desire to provide for the program’s growing fleet. Please contact Beth Anderson at director@norcalcrew.org or 650-993-9193 to sponsor a new boat for our fleet.