Affiliated organizations

FDR is closely affiliated with other organizations supporting the goals of Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. They include:

National Peace Corps Association
NPCA is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting returned Peace Corps volunteers and the Peace Corps community through networking and mentoring to help guide former Volunteers through their continued service back home.  FDR has been a proud member and supporter of the NPCA community since our founding in 1998.


Fondo Quisqueya
The Fondo Quisqueya Foundation (Fondo Q) is a (501)(c)(3) non-profit that provides low income Dominicans in the Dominican Republic with scholarships and grants for educational and training purposes designed to assist them in bettering their lives and to help them attain personal development, skills, and advancement. Formed in 1987 by former Peace Corps Volunteers and staff who served in the DR, Fondo Q is supported by former volunteers and staff, and other friends of the DR, through donations and in-kind support. FQ has no paid staff.

NPCA service travel

The National Peace Corps Association is sponsoring service trips to the Dominican Republic and Guatemala in 2012 and 2013. 

NPCA Next Step Travel program features small group travel (up to 20), hands-on service projects, educational programs and a close-up view of the impact of volunteer service. Trips are operated by Discover Corps, a program of Terra Education, an experienced leader in educational travel. Their CEO, Andrew Motiwalla, is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Honduras 1996-98).