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11/13/15 – Maryann Marino at ACCOC Event

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California Consulting Senior Assoicate for Orange County Maryann Marino pictured with Fullerton City Manager Joe Felz at last night’s Association of Orange County Cities (ACCOC) dinner. Great event saluting public service award winners. California Consulting is pleased to write grants for several agencies in Orange County.

111215 Inland Empire Event Steve and Greg

On November 12, 2015, California Consulting President, Steve Samuelian, and Senior Business Associate- Inland Empire, Greg Pettis, attended the League of California Cities Inland Empire Division Dinner. It was a highly attended event with many elected from the Inland Empire and its surrounding area.


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League of California Cities President Mayor Dennis Michel, Bobi Johnson from Assemblyman Holden’s Office,and Steve Samuelian of California Consulting at the Inland Empire League of Cities Division dinner on Nov. 12, 2015.








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Greg Pettis ‎, Senior Associate for California Consulting and Chris Mardis of Crafton Hills College









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L-R California Consulting Senior Associate Greg Pettis, Inland Empire League Division Director Laura Morales, San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos, California Consulting Owner Steve Samuelian, and Gayle Covey of Supervisor Ramos office.




California Consulting LLC is the state’s largest grant writing firm. Since 2004, California Consulting has written over 670 successful applications that have secured over $1.5 billion dollars in federal, state, and private foundation funding for our clients.

California Consulting LLC Client City of Oakley Receives Rubberized Pavement Grant and Tire Derived Product Grant totaling $118,360

The City of Oakley receives two major grant awards. The City of Oakley is one of California’s youngest cities. Residents enjoy a charming area with an abundant housing supply, quality schools, and a friendly atmosphere that truly make Oakley, “A Place for Families in the Heart of the Delta.”

 Today a landscape of gently rolling fields, orchards, and vineyards gives us a glimpse of Oakley’s agricultural past. From a quiet Delta farming town, Oakley has blossomed into a growing community of landscaped parks, abundant recreational opportunities, shopping centers, and planned business and commercial development.


California Consulting LLC is pleased to have City of Oakley as a client and congratulates them on their recent awards.

City of Hawaiian Gardens

city_of_hawaiian_gardensGreat meeting this morning with our new client the City of Hawaiian Gardens. California Consulting So. Cal. Director Celina Santiago and State Deputy Grants Manager Danielle Sotelo discussed grants with the city leadership team at Hawaiian Gardens and we are writing 4 grant applications for the City. Happy to be working with the City of Hawaiian Gardens!

California Consulting LLC Announces Record Breaking Grant Awards over last 90 Days

California Consulting is pleased to announce our record breaking grant awards over the last 90 days totaling over 3 million dollars!


Tristan Shamp,California Consulting Statewide Grants Manager, said “The high number of recent grant awards for our clients is a testament to the quality of the grant writing performed by California Consulting’s grant writing team. It is significant to note that Whittier City School District was awarded a very competitive California Math Science Partnership (CaMSP) grant from the California Department of Education.  This was the only CaMSP application CDE funded in L.A. County and one of only 11 awards statewide.”

The list of awarded grants includes:

Tire Derived Product Grant City of Waterford $ 17,438

Tire Derived Product Grant City of Oakley $ 58,360

Rubberized Pavement Grant City of Oakley $ 60,000

Metro TOD Grant City of Downey $ 425,000

Land Water Conservation Fund City of Chowchilla $ 75,000

San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance Luncheon

sgvcaCalifornia Consulting, LLC proud to participate in the San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance. Congrats to Ed Rendon, Rob Charles, Mike Eng, Anthony Duarte, Vivian Romero Montebello Council, Celina Santiago, David Vela, Greg Pettis, Ron Miller, and so many other outstanding public servants who attended this wonderful event. Congratulations to the San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance.

Monterey Park Cal RECYCLE Grant

city_of_monterey_parkCalifornia Consulting LLC announces the City of Monterey Park was awarded the Cal RECYCLE Tire Derived Product Grant for $16,920. We are proud to have the City of Monterey Park as our client!

Palm Springs Grants Workshop

CitySealSenator Jeff Stone, Supervisor John Benoit, Cathedral City Mayor, Stan Henry, League of California Cities Riverside Division hosted a Grants Workshop at the Mizell Senior Center today in Palm Springs.

Steve Samuelian, California Consulting LLC Owner, Jennifer Christensen, CC LLC Consultant, presented Grant Writing Information. Larry Kosmont, President Kosmont Companies, delivered a wonderful presentation on finances. This event was attended more than 40 cities, school districts, water district, non-profits, and others from Coachella Valley. Thank you to all who made this all who made this a very successful and informative event!

City of Imperial

city_of_imperial_caCalifornia Consulting LLC Project Manager/ Inland Empire, Jennifer Braun Christensen met with our client City of Imperial. We are ecstatic to have City of Imperial as our client.

Baseball Tomorrow Fund, City of La Habra

city_of_la_habraThe Baseball Tomorrow Fund application California Consulting wrote for the city of La Habra has resulted in a site visit by MLB Foundation. This site visit was attended by California Consulting owner, Steve Samuelian, Southern California Director, Celina Santiago, Grant Writer, Ruth Shaer, and various staff members from the city.