The US government and California's department of finance has put in $90,919.00 million dollars in government grants and $61,971.00 million dollars in other types of government financial assistance for citizens and permanent residents who live in California. As long as you have a valid citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you are entitled to apply and receive California federal grants.

Government grants in California is provided to different economic sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

 

  • California Small Business Grants: Starting and running a business in California can be a risky thing to do. There are more than 241,979 small businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every year. To minimize the risks, you need to research into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on California Small Business Grants.
  • California Education Grants: Education plays an important sector in California. The local government in California spend over $73,868,615,768.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made available for students or even teachers in California to complete and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on California Education Grants.
  • California Housing Grants: At an average value of $458,500.00 per housing property, there are around 13,600,000 households in California. With an average annual household income of $61,021.00, about 57.50% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in California is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. department of finance has set aside financial aid in the form of housing grants to the people in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on California Housing Grants.
  • California Veteran Grants: Residents of California who have enrolled or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to claim and receive government grants in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on California Veteran Grants.
  • California Personal Grants: The local state government in California does not offer financial aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. However, California residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial help to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of California. Here's more information on California Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
FY 2022 California Law Enforcement Transition to NIBRS—Rapid Deployment Model Project (apply)

Funding Number: O BJS 2022 171414
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Category: Information and Statistics
Funding Amount: $2,248,126
California Least Tern and Western Snowy Plover Nest Monitoring (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 2201
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $3,328,335
2022 - California Conservation Cooperative Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CA 22 MULTI NOFO0001194
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Bureau of Land Management California Fuels Management and Community Fire Assistance (apply)

Funding Number: L22AS00307
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND SEABIRD AND SHOREBIRD MONITORING PROJECT, SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, NAVAL BASE CORONADO, CALIFORNIA (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 2176
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $570,980
2022 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program (apply)

Funding Number: NOAA NOS ONMS 2022 2007153
Agency: Department of Commerce
Category: Education, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Los Angeles County, California (zip codes 90002, 90007, 90011, 90027, 90037, 90044, 90089 and 90813) (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OHS HP R9 0147
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services, Opportunity Zone Benefits
Funding Amount: $2,148,993
Natural Resources Support, Edwards Air Force Base, California (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 21 2 SOI 5131
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $25,000,000
Base-wide Inventory – Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish, Edwards Air Force Base, California (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 21 2 SOI 5043
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $1,869,072
California Conservation Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CA 21 MULTI NOFO0001118
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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