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Grant Search Tools and Writing Resources
May 4, 2022

The California Grants Portal brings together a diverse community of grantseekers, including experienced grant writers and first-time applicants. Per the Grants Information Act of 2018, the Grants Portal provides a centralized location from which to find competitive or first-come grant opportunities from nearly 60 state entities. Each opportunity on the Grants Portal links to the […]

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Tips and Other Resources
March 9, 2022

With many Californians continuing to dig out from the pandemic-induced economic shutdown/slowdown, the No. 1 request from visitors to the California Grants Portal has been for guidance on securing funds for a variety of projects that uplift California communities.   Tips on Using the Grants Portal to Find Specific Grants On the Find Grants page of […]

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Our First Annual Report
January 7, 2022

Assembly Bill 2252, the Grants Information Act of 2018 (Section 3 8333.2), required the California State Library to create one website, the California Grants Portal, to make it easier for all Californians to access grant and loan opportunities administered by more than 50 state government entities. The legislation also required the State Library to produce […]

Your Feedback Matters
Continue to make the Grants Portal better!
January 13, 2021

The Grants Portal launched six months ago and we hope that you have found it helpful as you searched for funding opportunities offered by more than 60 state agencies.  We are hosting our second virtual feedback session for grantseekers since the portal’s launch.  Join us on Thursday, January 28, from 1:00-2 p.m. to share feedback and help us continue to improve the Grants Portal!  Please RSVP  as soon as possible for the feedback session. The Zoom call information will […]

Help us keep making the California Grants Portal better
September 25, 2020

We’re honored to share with you that the California Grants Portal has been named a Government Experience Project Winner 2020 by the Center for Digital Government. This national recognition was only possible because of the collaboration, input and feedback grantseekers and grantmakers have provided throughout the development of the website. What a great start, but […]

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Funding Opportunity: California Grants Portal
August 19, 2020

– Cross post from California State Association of Counties (CSAC) – As of today, local governments in California can find over 90 grants available to public agencies on the California Grants Portal – a new website created by the California State Library that will publish all state grant and loan opportunities offered on a competitive […]

Find your opportunity on the California Grants Portal. Visit Grants.ca.gov.
Your Feedback in Action
August 11, 2020

– July Changes to the California Grants Portal – Thank you to the grantseekers and grantmakers who have visited the California Grants Portal and provided us feedback on their experience. We’re proud to share that we’ve had more than 16,000 users visit the Grants Portal since our public launch on July 15. At the State […]

Find your opportunity on the California Grants Portal. Visit Grants.ca.gov.
A New Way to Find Grants
July 15, 2020

– The California State Library Announces New Tool to Find All State Grant Opportunities – Billions of dollars in state grant opportunities from dozens of state departments and agencies can now be easily accessed at the California Grants Portal – grants.ca.gov – a new tool created by the California State Library.  All grant and loan opportunities […]