Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program Application Submission

Welcome to the Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program application submission page. This page is where you will apply for grant opportunities, submit applications, and manage projects.  If your organization is new to the program, you must register before applying for an opportunity.  Click on the links below to access the Application Portal Guide and instructional video to help guide you through the GMS.

Application submission date is now open as of January 7, 2021.

All interested applicants shall submit an application by February 23, 2021, through the Grant Management System by clicking Register/Apply below for the appropriate opportunity(s).

To make any edits/additions to an application in progress, please go to:

For technical assistance, please contact the Cannabis Grants Unit at (916) 843-4360 between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, or by email at CGUGrants@chp.ca.gov

Note:  Once an application has been submitted through the GMS, applicants may not add, edit, or delete any application information

Application Submission FAQ’s:

 

 

• Are hardcopy applications allowed?• Are hardcopy applications allowed?<p>No, unless specified within the Request for Application (RFA), paper applications will not be accepted.  All applications shall be submitted through the GMS.<br><br></p>
• Can I add, edit, or delete any application information after submission?• Can I add, edit, or delete any application information after submission?<p>​No.</p>
• Can I upload multiple documents?• Can I upload multiple documents?<p>​Only one document can be uploaded.  It is suggested you scan and upload all documents as one document.  <br></p>
• Do I have to create an account to access the online application?• Do I have to create an account to access the online application?<p>​Yes.  An account is required in order to access and submit an online application.  <br></p>
• Do I need to register my organization every year?• Do I need to register my organization every year?<p>​<span lang="EN" style="font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Do not reregister your organization if it has been registered previously.  Please e-mail <a href="mailto:CGUGrants@chp.ca.gov" style="color:#006599;text-align:center;background-color:transparent;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline;">CGUGrants@chp.ca.gov</span></a></span><span lang="EN" style="font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> if you need access to your organization’s account (e.g., if you do not have access</span><span lang="EN" style="font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN" style="font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">to the primary e-mail address). </span><br></p>
• For the State/Assembly/Congressional/County Information, do I choose the district I reside in or the district(s) I support?• For the State/Assembly/Congressional/County Information, do I choose the district I reside in or the district(s) I support?<p>​Please select the districts that your Agency supports/serves (where the proposed project activities will occur).<br><br></p>
• For the State/Assembly/Congressional/County Information, how do I select multiple districts• For the State/Assembly/Congressional/County Information, how do I select multiple districts<p>​To make multiple selections, hold down the Ctrl key and click each one. <br><br></p>
• If I am in the middle of writing my application, can I save it and continue working later?• If I am in the middle of writing my application, can I save it and continue working later?<p>​<span lang="EN" style="font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Yes.  Click “Save and Finish Later” at the bottom of the page, and the information you have entered will be stored for later retrieval.</span><br></p>
• Is my organization’s information kept private when I apply online?• Is my organization’s information kept private when I apply online?<p>Yes.  The California Highway Patrol takes your privacy seriously.  We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about your organization or your grant application with other people or with nonaffiliated companies or organizations.<br><br></p><p><br></p>
• Is there a timeout period?• Is there a timeout period?<p>​Yes.  You will be logged out after 20 minutes of inactivity.  It is highly recommended you save your application work as you go.<br></p>
• Is there an upload file size limit?• Is there an upload file size limit?<p>​No.<br></p>
• I’ve submitted my application. What should I expect now?• I’ve submitted my application. What should I expect now?<p>​You will receive an e-mail confirmation that your application was submitted.<br></p>
• What if I forget my password?• What if I forget my password?<p>​Go to the Account Login page, click on the Forgot Your Password hyperlink and follow the instructions to retrieve a lost or forgotten password.</p><p><br></p>
• What internet browser should I use?• What internet browser should I use?<p>​Supported Browsers:<br>·         Google Chrome (current supported releases)<br>·         Mozilla Firefox (current supported releases)<br>·         Microsoft Edge (current support releases)<br>·         Microsoft IR 11+<br>·         Apple Safari 10+<br></p>
• What variety of file types can be uploaded?• What variety of file types can be uploaded?<p>​.doc, .docx, .dot, .dotx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .pdf, .txt, .xlt, .xltx, .jpg, .png, .tif, .tiff, .bmp, .csv<br></p>
• Will late applications be accepted?• Will late applications be accepted?<p>​No.  Applications received after the deadline posted on the RFA will be not be accepted.<br><br></p>

 

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