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California Consulting Announces the US Department of Education: Innovative Approaches to Literacy

Department of EducationU.S. Department of Education: Innovative Approaches to Literacy

Deadline: July 17, 2016

Amount: $150,000 to $750,000

Match: None

Eligibility: local educational agencies (LEAs); national not-for-profit organizations; consortia

The IAL program supports high-quality programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies (high-need LEAs, as defined in the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA)) and schools. The Department intends to support innovative programs that promote early literacy for young children, motivate older children to read, and increase student achievement by using school libraries as partners to improve literacy, distributing free books to children and their families, and offering high-quality literacy activities.

California Consulting LLC Southern California Director, Haig Kartounion Presented at a Grant Writing Workshop Hosted by Senator Pat Bates

41316 Pat Bates WSCalifornia Consulting recently presented a “Grants 101” feature at a workshop hosted in South Orange County by Senator Pat Bates. California Consulting So. Cal. Director, Haig Kartounian, presented at the workshop and was joined by California Consulting Senior Associate, Maryann Marino. Chris Palmer, of the California Special Districts Association (CSDA), was also in attendance at the workshop. Thank you to Senator Bates and all involved in making this workshop successful for Orange County.

California Consulting Senior Associate, Maryann Marino, attended the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) Gala on Thursday, April 7, 2016

4-12-16 OCBC MM BIZ PACCalifornia Consulting Senior Associate Maryann Marino attended the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) gala reception on Thursday, April 7, 2016. The reception was attended by dozens of elected officials. California Consulting is proud to work with so many agencies in Orange County. Maryann is pictured here with Assemblyman Matthew Harper. Harper recently hosted a successful grant writing workshop with California Consulting in Orange County.

California Consulting LLC Upcomming Grant Announcement: US Department of Education: Carol M. White Physical Education Program

Department of EducationU.S. Department of Education: Carol M. White Physical Education Program


Deadline, May 13, 2016 (tentative date – grant not yet announced)

Amount: $47 Million allocated to entire program

Match: None

Eligibility: Local educational agencies (LEA’s) and community-based organizations

The Carol M. White Physical Education Program provides grants to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs, including before school, after school, and summer programs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Grant recipients must implement programs that help students make progress toward meeting their state’s standards for physical


If your are interested in California Consulting writing this application for your entitiy, please contact our southern California office at 323-728-9002 or by email.

Tristan Shamp, California Consulting Statewide Grants Manager, Visits Electric Bus Factories in Southern California with Client, Calstart

4516 Tristan CalstartCalifornia Consulting’s Statewide Grant Manager, Tristan Shamp,¬†flew down to Southern California today with Joseph Oldham of Calstart (our client) as well as Moses Stites and George Sipin of Fresno County Rural Transit Agency to visit the BYD company electric bus factory in Lancaster, CA as well as the eBus company factory in Downey, CA today. ¬†This was being done as part of a large grant project we are working on with Calstart to develop a rural electric bus transit system in Fresno County.

Pictured in front of the plane: (L-R) George Sipin, Joseph Oldham, Tristan Shamp, and Moses Stites.




4516 Tristan CalStart 1To the left, is a bus that is under construction at the BYD factory.






40516 tristanA finished electric bus at the eBus factory.