The Distinguished Citizen Program begins on January 9, 2019.


THE Application window is now closed

All applications are currently being reviewed. Accepted applicants will be notified by Dec. 13th, 2018.

Accepted Applicant NEXT STEPS:

All accepted applicants will be notified via email on Dec. 13th, 2018. Once the acceptance email is received, please sign and return the Code of Conduct form, in addition to paying the $100 admission fee by December 21, 2018.


Applicants MUST live or work in Newport Beach, Ca.

• Applicants must commit to attend the program for 4 weeks in a row. Classes will take place every Wednesday from 6-8pm. The 1st Quarter classes are scheduled for Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23 and Jan 30.

• Each accepted participant will be charged a $100 admission fee for the Distinguished Citizen Program. This fee will cover weekly dinners provided by the Bungalow, and the rented space which the Program meetings will be held in.

For more info please email:

Thank you to Marriott for your support of the Newport Beach Foundation, and your key sponsorship of the Distinguished Citizen Program.