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California Consulting Client, City of Rosemead, is Awarded $702,000 for the Caltrans Active Transportation Program (ATP)

Untitled-1California Consulting is pleased to announce our client, the City of Rosemead, was awarded the Caltrans Active Transportation Program Grant for $702,000. Congratulations to the City of Rosemead and our Deputy Statewide Grants Manager, Danielle Sotelo, for writing the successful application.

California Consulting is the state’s premiere grant writing company. California Consulting has successfully written several ATP applications that have been funded for over $1.5 million dollars!

 

California Consulting Client, City of Lynwood, Uses Grant Money to Build New Park

Linear Walking Trail Park

 

The City of Lynwood was awarded $4.9 million dollars from the State of California’s Parks Competitive Grant Program to specifically build a Linear Walking Trail/ Park along the Fernwood corridor. The linear piece of land for the proposed trail runs perpendicular to the 105 freeway on Fernwood Avenue. The park is between Atlantic Boulevard and Bullis Road which is about a mile long and ranges from 50 to 60 feet wide.

 

 

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Upon receiving the grant in 2012, the City asked residents to help with the design of the new Linear Walking Trail/ Park, to gather suggestions regarding what they would like to see in this new space. The park features include: 1) A small dog park; 2) A community garden with a tool shed and a vegetable wash station; 3) A fitness area; 4) A small playground; 5) Native vegetation; 8) Solar security lighting; 9) Seating opportunities; and 10) Historical signage that tells the history of Lynwood.

California Consulting is proud to be a part of this amazing project that helped beautify the Lynwood community.

California Consulting is the state’s largest grant writing company. Since 2004, California Consulting has successfully written over 690 grants. Through a combined effort, California Consulting has secured over $1.5 billion dollars for our clients through federal, state, and nonprofit funding avenues.

 

 

California Consulting Announces the Release of California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS): 2017 Vertical Prosecution GME Grant

California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS): 2017 Vertical Prosecution GME Grant

Deadline: January 30, 2016

Amount: Varies.  Applicants asked to provide reasonable costs for the requested services.

Match: None required

Eligibility: City or county district attorney offices

http://www.ots.ca.gov/Grants/Apply/default.asp

The County District Attorney’s Office (or City Attorney’s Office) will assign a specialized team to prosecute alcohol and drug impaired driving cases using this OTS Grants Made Easy (GME) application. The DUI prosecution team will handle cases throughout each step of the criminal process. Prosecution team members will work with the Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Program to increase the capabilities of the team and the office by obtaining and delivering specialized training. Team members will share information with peers and law enforcement personnel throughout the county and across the state. The office will accomplish these objectives as a means to prevent impaired driving and reduce alcohol and drug-involved traffic fatalities and injuries.

California Consulting President, Steve Samuelian was Keynote Speaker at Grant Workshop Hosted by Assemblyman Matthew Harper in Costa Mesa, 1/15/16

11516 harper 2California Consulting LLC President, Steve Samuelian, was the key note speaker in a Grant Writing Workshop in Costa Mesa today, January 15, 2016. Over 70 people from special districts, nonprofits, private and public businesses throughout Orange County attended this event. Congratulations to Assemblymemeber Matthew Harper for a very successful workshop.

Pictured: David Taylor of Assemblyman Harper’s office, Patricia Taylor, chief of staff, Assemblyman Harper, California Consulting President, Steve Samuelian, California Consulting Business Development Associate Maryann Marino, and California Special Districts Association Rep. Chris Palmer

California Consulting Presented at Grant Writing Workshop in Orange County Hosted by Assemblymember Matthew Harper

11516 harper 1California Consulting LLC President, Steve Samuelian, was the key note speaker in a Grant Writing Workshop in Costa Mesa today, January 15, 2016. Over 70 people from special districts, nonprofits, private and public businesses throughout Orange County attended this event. Congratulations to Assemblymemeber Matthew Harper for a very successful workshop.

 

Pictured: David Taylor of Assemblyman Harper’s office, Patricia Taylor, chief of staff, for Assemblyman Harper, California Special Districts Association Rep., Chris Palmer, and California Consulting Business Development Associate, Maryann Marino, at the Orange County grant workshop today.

1/14/16 -California Consulting LLC Participates in a Water Symposium, hosted by the Association of California Water Agencies in Sacramento

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California Consulting participated in a water symposium today, hosted by the Association of California Water Agencies in Sacramento. High-level attendees included Secretary John Laird, Cal. Natural Resources Agency; Secretary Matthew Rodriguez, CalEPA, and Secretary Karen Ross, Cal. Dept. of Food and Agriculture, as well as Governor Brown, who gave the introductory address.

 

 

 

 

 

 

11416 prop 1AGovernor Brown and State officials lauded the $4 billion in water projects awarded through the Prop. 1 water bond. “That’s a lot, but we still have a lot to do,” said Gov. Brown. Gov. Brown mentioned that this year, they intend to continue, through state agencies, to allot critical funding to update outdated water systems, including ground and storm water projects, conveyance, storage, desalination, recycling and wastewater treatment.

Brown also reviewed key updates to the 2016 California Water Action Plan, currently being finalized, calling it a critical roadmap for the future. “Some plans sit on the shelf,” said Wade Crowfoot, Deputy Cabinet Secretary. “This is not that plan.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If your City or water district is interested in seeking Prop. 1 funding for planning or implementation of large-scale water projects, please contact us.

California Consulting LLC Client Receives $100,000 for San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District “New Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchase” Grant

Coalinga Huron LOGOCalifornia Consulting Client, Coalinga Huron Unified School District, was awarded their San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District “New Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchase” grant for $100,000! Congratulations to Coalinga Huron Unified School District and Ann Vermel, California Consulting Senior Project Manager-Central California, who wrote the application.