Dear California Community Reinvestment Grants Program Interested Parties,
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced the release of the California Community Reinvestment Grants (CalCRG) program Draft Grant Solicitation for public review and comment on February 15, 2019. Included in the draft was a timeline with the release of the Final Grant Solicitation planned for April 8, 2019. The CalCRG team has been diligently working to evaluate the public comments received and develop the online application portal. In order for the CalCRG team to finalize all components, the timeline for the release of the Final Grant Solicitation has been revised to April 22, 2019. The timeline for the technical assistance session, application due date, and grant term have been adjusted accordingly. Please see the updated dates below.
Grant Solicitation Release
The Final Grant Solicitation will be released on April 22, 2019, and the link to the online application will be available at http://www.business.ca.gov/CalCRG. The link to the online application will not go live until the Final Grant Solicitation has been released and the online application is open.
Technical Assistance Session
A technical assistance webinar to assist applicants with questions about the application process and program requirements will be held on April 30, 2019, from 1:30-3:00 pm. Interested parties can register for the webinar using this link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7697079871125951489.
Application Due Date
Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm on May 16, 2019.
Grant Evaluation and Awards
GO-Biz will evaluate applications and award grants May 17, 2019, through July 31, 2019.
The grant term will be August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2021.
For questions regarding the CalCRG program, please email CalCRG@gobiz.ca.gov or call 1-877-345-4633. Thank you for your patience.