State Resources

California Grants Portal

The California Grants Portal (a project by the California State Library) is your one destination to find all grants and loans offered on a competitive or first-come basis by California state agencies.

State grant-making agencies input and update their information into prescribed data fields to make all-state grant opportunities searchable on grants.ca.gov. The Grant Information Act requires state agencies to provide summaries of each of their grant or loan opportunities, including, among other items, information about how to apply and links that grant-seekers can follow for more d

State Agency Assistance (Casework)

My office can be of assistance when dealing with state agencies, through the process of casework. My staff works closely with state agencies to help you cut through "red tape" and help you obtain the services or benefits you have been requesting.

Unclaimed Property Program

The State of California is currently in possession of more than 8 billion unclaimed property, owned by approximately 32.5 million individuals and organizations.

California law requires corporations, businesses, associations, financial institutions, and insurance companies (referred to as “holders”) to annually report and deliver property to the State Controller’s Office if there has been no activity on the account or contact with the owner for a specified period of time (generally three years).

California Telephone Access Program (CTAP)

California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) is a program of the California Public Utilities Commission Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program.

The program is funded by a small surcharge that appears on all telephone bills in California. This surcharge appears on your phone bill as "CA Relay Service and Communications Devices Fund."

California’s Low Cost Automobile (CLCA) Insurance

California’s Low Cost Automobile (CLCA) Insurance program was established by the Legislature in 1999 and exists (pursuant to California Insurance Code Section 11629.7) as a program designed to provide income-eligible, good drivers with liability insurance protection at affordable rates as a way to meet California’s mandatory auto insurance law.

California’s Low Cost Auto (CLCA) Insurance Program is a state-sponsored program that makes insurance affordable for California residents who meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of immigration status.

Student Debt Resources

Making the decision to pursue higher education is an important step that can open doors and provide opportunities. As you graduate, it is important to start preparing for repayment of the loans used to pay for your education. Every 28 seconds someone defaults on their student loans from the over $130 billion in total outstanding student debt in California. The average student debt balance is over $35,000, making it difficult for borrowers to buy homes, invest, and start businesses.

ScholarShare 529

Saving for college can be overwhelming but every little bit helps.

ScholarShare 529 is a state-sponsored, tax-advantaged college savings investment program that helps families plan for the cost of higher education.

Administered and overseen by the seven-member ScholarShare Investment Board, chaired by the State Treasurer, the plan provides families with a diverse

Tax Resources/ Recursos de Impuestos (Taxes)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and California Franchise Tax Board extended their tax filing deadlines from April 15 to April 18. This gives you additional time to prepare your documents and learn more about tax programs you may qualify for.

El Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS) y El Franchise Tax Board (FTB, por sus siglas en inglés) extendieron sus plazos de presentación de impuestos del 15 de abril al 18 de abril. Esto le brinda tiempo adicional para preparar sus documentos y obtener más información sobre los programas de impuestos para los que puede calificar.