Support Our Team!


Why Donate to Norcal?

Rowing is a sport that binds those who participate for the rest of their lives. There is something about its shared sense of purpose, self-discipline, relentless hard work, and the competitive outlet it provides that resonates deeply within Norcal’s student-athletes, so much so that waking up at 4 in the morning seems like a good idea!

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.

Gifts to Norcal are Tax-Deductible

Norcal Crew is a 501(c)3 organization.  Our tax ID is 46-0612640.

How to donate to Norcal Crew:

  • Donate now using a credit card
  • 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 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 or 650-993-9193 to sponsor a new boat for our fleet.