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MMANC and California Consulting, Inc. Partner to Host a Successful Grant Webinar #mmanc #grants #grantwriting #californiaconsultinginc

The Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) and California Consulting, inc. hosted a very successful and well-attended zoom webinar on Oct. 7. The webinar was packed with more than 100 participants from cities stretching from kern county to near the California/ Oregon border.

MMANC leader Monica Davis from the City of Hayward was the moderator and welcomed the panelists David Marquez and Steve Samuelian from California Consulting, inc. Marquez and Samuelian gave a comprehensive overview of grant writing best practices and took questions from the participants.

California Consulting, inc. is a proud sponsor of MMANC, one of the premier municipal organizations in the State.

CC congratulates the City of Newman (a CC client) for receiving the HSIP Local Road Safety Plan in the amount of $40,000.

CC congratulates the City of Newman (a CC client) for receiving the HSIP Local Road Safety Plan in the amount of $40,000. These monies will assist in their roadway analysis. This latest achievement is another example of the commitment of Newman’s leadership to protect and promote the quality of life for its residents. It’s also a reflection of the dedication and hard work by CC Project Manager Diana Dinerman who ensured a successful grant application.

Thank you, Diana, and congratulations City of Newman!

CC congratulates the City of Newman (a CC client) for receiving the Local Road Safety Plan (HSIP) in the amount of $40,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

CC congratulates the City of Newman (a CC client) for receiving the
Local Road Safety Plan (HSIP) in the amount of $40,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

These monies are allocated for a roadway analysis.

This latest achievement is another example of the commitment of City of Newman’s leadership to protect and promote the quality of life for its residents.

It’s also a reflection of the dedication and hard work by CC Project Manager, Diana Dinerman, who ensured a successful grant application.

Thank you, Diana, and congratulations Newman!

California Consulting is pleased to announce the California Natural Resource Agency: Youth Community Access Program deadline has extended to November 16th for Public Schools Only.

California Consulting is pleased to announce the California Natural Resource Agency: Youth Community Access Program deadline has extended to November 16th for Public Schools Only.

Prop 64 Youth Community Access Program

Projects between 50-300K for youth (birth to 26)

Youth Community Access Program

Deadline: Extended – November 16th @ 5pm for Public Schools only

Summary: The funding priorities of the grant are:

1.   Projects that feature youth-led opportunities. Youth-led means projects in which youth are a participant in the planning, decision making, facilitation, and evaluation;

2.   Projects that propose resource awareness campaigns featuring youth and using youth vernacular; and

3.   Projects that empower youth to make healthy choices.

Possible projects are:

Programming Activities:

·     Cultural festivals and outreach events for youth

·     Youth-led outdoor skills workshops and classes

·     Youth-led outdoor experiences

·     Outreach campaign targeted at underserved communities to build community awareness of a natural or cultural resource

·     Youth-led volunteer stewardship programs

·     Free or reduced admission to a natural or cultural resource

·     Free bus passes to youth for access to resources

·     Language translation and interpretation services for youth

·     Outdoor cultural healing practices for youth

·     Workforce development and job training programs

·     Hands-on program to educate and involve youth in agriculture, cultivation, and farming

·     Training to increase cultural competency of program staff

·     Youth-led outdoor education programs

Capital Project Activities (Development and Vehicle Acquisition):

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California Consulting Welcomes Audra Lee as New Project Manager

California Consulting is pleased to welcome Audra Lee as our Project Manager.

As an expert in her field, Audra is an experienced grant writer, working in the nonprofit sector for 20 years. Audra is also well versed in nonprofit administration and creating organizational stability through financial diversification. Her specialty is grant writing and management, nonprofit development, fundraising, and event coordination.

She excels at creating solutions to drive organizational growth and stability though fund procurement. Audra’s passion lies in ensuring leadership, human capital, and fund development support programs and operations to achieve annual objectives and meet strict Foundation, City, County, State, and Federal funding standards.

As an experienced grant writer, she has an 80% success rate procuring grants. She has also spearheaded over 300% organizational financial growth through fundraising, grant funding, and capital campaigns.

Audra holds a Master’s degree in Psychology and is a Doctoral of Business candidate. 

Believing in the Spirit of Volunteerism, she devotes much of her free time giving back to the community. She has sat on several Board of Directors including The HOPE Collaborative and The WonderSeed Foundation.

CC congratulates the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund(a CC client) for receiving $60,000. This latest achievement is another example of the commitment of CLCVF’s leadership to promote the quality of life for its community. It’s also a reflection of the dedication and hard work by CC Project Manager, Adel Hsu, who ensured a successful grant application. Thank you, Adel, and congratulations CLCVF!

CC congratulates the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund(a CC client) for receiving $60,000. This latest achievement is another example of the commitment of CLCVF’s leadership to promote the quality of life for its community. It’s also a reflection of the dedication and hard work by CC Project Manager, Adel Hsu, who ensured a successful grant application. Thank you, Adel, and congratulations CLCVF!

CC INC is honored that the City of Relands has asked us to provide grant writing services. We look forward to collaborating with the City to help transform their vision into their legacy. Thank you, City of Redlands!

CC INC is honored that the City of Relands has asked us to provide grant writing services. We look forward to collaborating with the City to help transform their vision into their legacy. Thank you, City of Redlands!

California Consulting is pleased to announce the Cosumnes Community Services District (a CC client received the CFD SAFER Grant in the amount of $7,126,891 from FEMA.

California Consulting is pleased to announce Cosumnes Community Services District received the Staffing For Adequate Fire And Emergency Response (SAFER)in the amount of $7,126,891 from FEMA.

Chief McLaughlin stated, “The SAFER grant will directly benefit the residents and visitors of our District by providing us the opportunity to build and staff a fire station that is desperately needed.”

This latest achievement is another example of the commitment of Cosumnes Fire Department leadership to protect and promote the quality of life for its residents. It’s also a reflection of the dedication and hard work by CC Project Manager Ashley Ramsey who ensured a successful grant application.

“After FEMA’s SAFER deadline extension that included a supplanting exemption, we were able to expand our existing request to include backfill positions for the Department, which had extensive retirements this year. Our teamwork allowed us to quickly reorganize the application to seize the opportunity and make a huge difference for the Cosumnes Fire Department!” Ashley stated.

Congratulations!