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Lindsey Oberoi

Lindsey-OberoiLindsey Oberoi joins California Consulting as a project manager.
Lindsey holds a Bachelor’s in Communication from San Diego University and a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.  Her professional experience includes working in the legal, marketing and nonprofit fields.
While obtaining her graduate degree, Lindsey interned with and consulted for several nonprofit organizations including the United Way, Volunteers of America and YouthBuild USA. Lindsey has written grants for several nonprofit clients, and over the last several years helped to secure and sustain revenues of over $1 million dollars in private and government grant funding for a social services organization in the region.
During her free time, Lindsey enjoys hiking, yoga, and spending time with her family. She resides in North County San Diego with her husband and baby boy.

California Consulting Announces the Release of the Caltrans: Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 8

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California Consulting announces the Caltrans: Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 8 deadline is August 12, 2016. Information regarding this highly competitive grant is below.

Caltrans: Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 8

Deadline: August 12, 2016

Amount: $100,000 – $10 Million

Match: 10% of project cost

Eligibility:  city, county, or a tribal government federally recognized within the State of California

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/LocalPrograms/HSIP/apply_now.htm

The Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is one of the core federal-aid programs in the federal surface transportation act, “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” (MAP-21). The purpose of the HSIP program is to achieve a significant reduction in traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads, including non-State-owned public roads and roads on tribal land.  HSIP funds are eligible for work on any public road or publicly owned bicycle or pedestrian pathway or trail, or on tribal lands for general use of tribal members, that improves the safety for its users.  All proposed projects will be evaluated based on the Benefit/Cost (B/C) ratios. For Cycle 8 call-for-projects, the minimum B/C for a project to be eligible for local HSIP funding will be 3.5.

California Consulting is ready to help you pursue this grant. Please call our Southern California office at (323)728-9002 to start the application process. We look forward to hearing from you.

Lisa Garcia -Project Manager

l-garciaLisa  has more than 16 years professional fundraising and grant writing experience, working with a number of nonprofits in Southern California including Girl Scouts San Diego Council, one of the largest councils in the country. While working on their capital campaign, she secured a prestigious $500,000 Kresge Challenge Grant.

Her areas of expertise include tribal government, social services, and arts and culture. She has written successful grants to FEMA, IMLS, HUD, the State of California, and other government entities. She has also served as a board member for several nonprofit organizations as well as The Bravo Foundation. Lisa graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in American Public Affairs and lives in San Diego.