Cal OES Grants Processing Unit will require that Sub-Recipients vet vendors multiple times throughout the life of any project. All Solution Areas (e.g. Equipment, Training, Planning, Exercise) have the potential of utilizing vendors (e.g. merchants and consultants), and will need to be vetted through the federal System for Award Management (SAM.gov).
Sub-Recipients will need to search, print, and retain SAM.gov reports for each vendor before:
In essence, Sub-Recipients are required to search, print, and retain SAM.gov reports at least three times for each vendor.