Request a Donation

Request a Donation

Request a Donation from Calendar Proceeds

Each year we raise thousands of dollars from sales of our International Calendar. We use the proceeds to fund educational and self-help development projects around the world (e.g., Community Garden Program in Madison, Tillers International project in Tanzania, schoolroom construction in Vietnam). The Calendar Committee sets aside funds to cover costs for the next year’s calendar and then determines how much will be available for donations to worthy projects.

Donation Procedure for the Giftaway


School Gardens and Tree Nursery – 2015 grant to CallToNaturePermaculture in Ghana.
Photo by Mary Crave
  • Applications are currently being accepted until March 31, 2018
  • The next Giftaway meeting will be April 14, 2018, 1-3 pm at the Alumni House, 650 N. Lake St, Madison, WI 53706.

The Instructions below explain the process, including what to consider when writing your grant request, how much money is available, and the maximum request per grant. There is no standard "form," but you write a request based on the Rules and Guidelines outlined in the Instructions.

The Scoring Sheet below gives you an idea of what we look for when ranking a request and should only be used as a reference.

Special Note: Giftaway donations are only available to members of the group.

All questions should be directed to the Giftaway Coordinator.

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  Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Wisconsin-Madison is a public charity registered under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States. Its EIN is 39-1669348. It is also an affiliate group of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).


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