Frequently Asked Questions for Nonprofits

Q:  Will teams from Chevron be participating?

A:  In 2019, Chevron will be moving the coordination of their Fall Volunteer Campaign in-house. Nonprofits will coordinate directly with Chevron for Chevron’s event.

Q:  Can I participate in both Chevron’s Fall Volunteer Campaign and BVIP?

A:  Chevron will be working with a smaller number of nonprofit organizations; those nonprofits that can accommodate the volume of events needed for San Ramon and Richmond. The Crisis Center’s program, BVIP, invites East Bay nonprofits to submit a project for other business teams.

Q:  Is there a fee for participating in BVIP?

A:  No, there are no fee for nonprofits to participate in BVIP.  Nonprofits will need to provide materials and supplies for their project(s).

Q:  Can more than one project be submitted?

A:  Yes, multiple projects are encouraged to allow more teams to participate and accomplish more for your agency.

Q:  Do all projects get filled/Are volunteers guaranteed for my project?

A:  No. We encourage you to make sure your project description is accurate and engaging to attract teams.  Unfortunately, each year a small percentage of projects are not selected.

Q:  Can I submit project for Alameda and/or Contra Costa counties?

A:  The event does cover Alameda AND Contra Costa counties.

Q:  Our nonprofit organization participated in 2018. What happened  to my old login/user id/account? Do I have to create a new account?

A:  If your nonprofit participated in 2018, your account is still active.  Please contact us if you need help with your account login. If you did not participate in 2018, you will need to create a user account in our software in order to create a project for BVIP.