Robert Lingafelter was an employee at CAP Riverside who passed away in October of 1996 after a long battle with lung cancer. Robert dedicated his life to helping under resourced communities realize their hopes for the future. He was a trainer, a developer, and an organizer.
To honor Robert, CAP Riverside established the Lingafelter Program Development Fund. The goal of this fund is to provide small grants to grassroots organizations in Riverside County to help with startup costs, such as, helping them obtain their incorporation and 501c(3) status.