California Government Code
(a) State agencies may make available on the Internet a listing of all grants administered by that agency, which shall provide instructions on filing grant applications electronically, or on the manner in which to download, complete, and mail grant applications to the state agency, or both, consistent with whichever method the agency establishes for the filing of grant applications.
(b) Each state agency may make any printed grant application form used by the agency to award grants that are subject to administration by that agency available on the Internet, and shall provide the instructions specified in subdivision (a).
(c) State agencies making grant application forms available on the Internet shall, to the extent feasible, advise individuals calling the state agency for information about a grant program of both of the following:
(1) The availability of grant information on the Internet.
(2) That many public libraries provide Internet access.
(d) Each state agency posting a listing of grants administered by that agency pursuant to subdivision (a) shall include an executive summary of each grant as part of that listing that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
(1) The title of the grant opportunity and grant identification number.
(2) A brief description of the request for proposals (RFP) or request for assistance (RFA).
(3) Grant eligibility requirements.
(4) Geographic limitations, if any.
(5) Description of the total available grant funding, the number of awards, and the amounts per award.
(6) Period of time covered by the grant.
(7) Date the request for proposals (RFP) or request for assistance (RFA) is issued.
(8) Deadline for proposals to be submitted.
(9) Internet address for electronic submission, when appropriate.
(10) Contact information.
(e) (1)Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 11000, “state agency” as used in this chapter includes the Office of the Chancellor of the California State University, but does not include any individual campus of the California State University or any auxiliary enterprise affiliated with the California State University.
(2) This chapter shall only apply to the Office of the Chancellor of the California State University if the decision to award or not to award funds to an individual or entity filing a grant application is under the control of the Office of the Chancellor of the California State University. This chapter shall not apply to opportunities available solely to the campuses of the California State University and auxiliary enterprises affiliated with the California State University to apply for funds to the Office of the Chancellor of the California State University.
(f) “Grant” as used in this chapter means a solicited or unsolicited proposal, including, but not limited to, a request for proposals (RFP) and a request for applications (RFA), to furnish assistance to another entity so that the latter may carry out its own program. The term shall not include the procurement of goods or services for a state agency nor the acquisition, construction, alteration, improvement, or repair of real property for a state agency.
(g) This chapter shall not be implemented until July 1, 2001, unless otherwise authorized by the Department of Information Technology pursuant to Executive Order D-3-99.