Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program Application Submission

The Grant Application submission period opens January 9, 2024.

To apply for the Cannabis Tax Fund Grant Program (CTFGP), please submit a Grant Application via the Grant Management System (GMS).  If awarded, the GMS will also be utilized to manage the project throughout the Project Performance Period.  If your Organization/Agency is new to the program, you must register with the GMS before applying for a Grant Opportunity.  Click on the links below to access the Grant Application Portal Guide and Grant Application Submission Instructional Video to help guide you through the GMS.

Grant Applications are due by 5:00 pm PST, February 23, 2024, through the GMS by clicking on the links below for the appropriate Grant Opportunity(s).

  • Toxicology: Crime Laboratory Grant Opportunity
    Click HERE  to Register/Apply 
  • Toxicology: Medical Examiners/Coroner’s Offices, and Law Enforcement Coroner’s Divisions Grant Opportunity
    Click HERE to Register/Apply  
  • Law Enforcement: Large-Size Organizations/Agencies Grant Opportunity
    Click HERE to Register/Apply  
  • Law Enforcement: Small and Mid-Size Organizations/Agencies Grant Opportunity
    Click HERE to Register/Apply 
  • Education Grant Opportunity
    Click HERE to Register/Apply 

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 a Grant Application is submitted through the GMS, Grant Applicants may not add, edit, or delete any Grant Application information.

Grant Application Submission FAQ’s:

 

 

• Can I add, edit, or delete any Grant Application information after submission?• Can I add, edit, or delete any Grant Application information after submission?<p>​No, once a Grant Application is submitted through the GMS, Grant Applicants may not add, edit, or delete any Grant Application information.<br></p>
• Can I make changes to a Grant Application form that is marked “Mark as Complete”?• Can I make changes to a Grant Application form that is marked “Mark as Complete”?<p>​Yes, all Grant Application forms can be updated until the Grant Application is submitted.<br></p>
• Can I submit a hardcopy Grant Application?• Can I submit a hardcopy Grant Application?<p>​No, unless specified within the Request for Application (RFA), paper Grant Applications will not be accepted.  All Grant Applications shall be submitted through the GMS.<br></p>
• Can I upload multiple documents?• Can I upload multiple documents?<p>​Only one document can be uploaded.  It is suggested that you scan and upload all documents as one document.<br></p>
• Do I have to create an account to access the online Grant Application?• Do I have to create an account to access the online Grant Application?<p>​Yes, an account is required to access and submit an online Grant Application through the GMS. <br></p>
• Do I need to register my Organization/Agency every year?• Do I need to register my Organization/Agency every year?<p><span lang="EN" style="font-size:11pt;line-height:115%;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">No, do not reregister your Organization/Agency if it was previously registered.  Please  e-mail <a href="mailto:CGUGrants@chp.ca.gov" style="color:#006599;text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:transparent;font-size:14.6667px;text-align:center;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">CGUGrants@chp.ca.gov</a> if you need access to your Organization’s/Agency’s account (ex: you do not have access to the primary e-mail address). <br></span></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 Organization/Agency supports/serves (where the proposed project activities will occur).<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></p>
• If I am in the middle of writing my Grant Application, can I save it and continue working later?• If I am in the middle of writing my Grant Application, can I save it and continue working later?<p>​Yes, click “Save and Finish Later” at the bottom of the page, and the information you have entered will be stored for later retrieval.<br></p>
• Is my Organization’s/Agency’s information kept private when I apply online?• Is my Organization’s/Agency’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/Agency or your Grant Application with other people or with nonaffiliated companies or organizations.<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 that you save your Grant Application as you go.<br></p>
• Is there an upload file size limit?• Is there an upload file size limit?<p>​No, there is not a size limit for an uploaded file.<br></p>
• I’ve submitted my Grant Application. What should I expect now?• I’ve submitted my Grant Application. What should I expect now?<p>​You will receive an e-mail confirmation of submittal.  Please wait while all Grant Applications are reviewed/scored.<br></p>
• What if I forget my password?• What if I forget my password?<p>​Go to the Account Login page, click “Forgot Your Password” and follow the instructions to retrieve a lost or forgotten password.<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 supported 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, Grant Applications received after the deadline posted on the RFA will not be accepted.<br></p>

 

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