Bureau of Cannabis Control Accepting Applications for Local Equity Grant Funding Program
August 1, 2019
The Bureau of Cannabis Control was appropriated $10 million in grant funds to award to cities and counties that have local equity programs focusing on inclusion and support of persons in the cannabis industry who were negatively or disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition.
To apply for grant funding, a local jurisdiction must submit an application and the required documentation electronically through an online portal between July 31, 2019 and August 30, 2019. The application and additional information about the equity grant guidelines and process can be found here.
All grant funds will be awarded no later than June 30, 2020. Local jurisdiction applicants that submit timely applications and meet the eligibility requirements will receive a minimum grant of $100,000 unless a lesser grant amount is requested. Only local jurisdictions are eligible for these grant funds.