Use the dropdown menu in Column A to designate a Project
Provide a Course Name, and course designation if available (e.g. "G191")
Select the course's discipline from the dropdown list (note: a legend is provided by mouse-over on the column's header)
Select the training's Solution Area Sub-Category from the dropdown list
You may need to create multiple lines for one Project/course; common choices such as backfill, overtime, travel, all require dedicated lines. Each line is subject to funding determinations by the Approval Authority, and may be in part, or in whole
Select the course's Training Activity from the dropdown list (note: a legend is provided by mouse-over on the column's header)
If the training is field-based, and hosted by your agency, indicate "Yes", and submit a completed Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form along with the workbook, and other related documents as outlined on the Submission page. Please note that Cal OES has informed us that EHP reviews will require up to 9 months for approval from FEMA
If the training is classroom based, and/or your agency is participating as attendees, indicate "No"
Sole Source Procurement Over $150,000
If your project is over $150,000 (all inclusive), select "Yes" from the dropdown menu. The State will seek proof that the project was properly procured through a national competitive bidding process, and the Sole Source Authorization will need to be submitted, reviewed, and approved prior to initiating work on any such project
If your project is under $150,000 (all inclusive), select "No"
If your project requires a competitive bidding process as stipulated by your governing purchasing policies, indicate "Yes"; otherwise, indicate "No"
If your project cost requires a bid process, as stipulated by your governing purchasing polices, but do not meet the State's Sole Source Authorization threshold of $150,000, you must still submit the Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Bid (RFB) documentation
Provide the "Estimated Cost" of your Training proposal - in whole dollars only - which should correspond to the provided documents
Note: If the proposed training(s) require your trainees to secure lodging (i.e. travel expenses), local lodging base rates must NOT exceed rates published by the federal General Services Administration (GSA) for the month of travel. Example:
Note: If the proposed training(s) require your trainees to procure meals at restaurants, the grant will NOT allow for tips