Most people are confused about personal grants in California. If you live in the state of California and are looking for personal financial assistance such as supplemental security income, Medicaid, or state social services, you should look into government benefits instead. Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of California for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of California.

Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of California

With the aid from the federal government, the department of finance & economic growth in California is able to provide financial support to residents who work at home. According to the latest research, in California, there are over 428,785 business identities have 0 to 4 employees. This number includes people who work at home with sole proprietorship. To be eligible, you must be a resident of California and have a registered business in California. If your business is in one of the following areas: medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development, you have a higher chance of getting your grant application approved.

Personal Grants for Education for Residents of California

Not all students or teachers are eligible to apply for personal education grants in California. According to US Census,

In California:

  • 80.60% have high school diplomas
  • 29.90% have at least one post secondary degree
  • 10.70% have at least one graduate school degree

As you do not have to pay back the amount of grants given to you, California's office of education ensures that personal grants are only given to individuals who need financial assistance for their education related to medicine, education, scientific research, or technology development. And recipients must use their new knowledge and skill set to improve the economy of California.

Personal Grants for Veterans in California

There are more than 1,474,100 veterans (both active and retired) in California. If you have enrolled, or currently participating in the military, naval force, or air force, you are eligible to apply for veteran personal grants as long as the funds are being used to stimulate the economy of California.

You can look at personal grants as "government grants for individuals". Therefore, there are many other types of personal grants such as personal housing grants. If an individual receives grants from the government, he or she has received a type of "personal grants". It is much harder for individuals to receive grants than it is for businesses to receive grants. California residents apply for different types of state government grants by contacting California financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in California are browsing from the following cities: Selma, South Gate, Armona, Idyllwild, Dunsmuir, Gonzales, Fulton, Rowland Heights, Piercy, City of Industry

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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