California Code of Regulations
Title 10 - Investment
Chapter 7.71 - Defense Conversion Matching Grant Program
Section 5473 - Solicitation and Proposal

Universal Citation: 10 CA Code of Regs 5473

Current through Register 2023 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 29, 2023

(a) The Solicitation ("Defense Conversion Matching Grant Program Solicitation," 2/94 revision date) shall consist of a cover sheet, budget, index and list of attachments as set forth in subsection (e).

(b) The cover sheet shall include a requirement that it be signed by an authorized representative of Applicant, and shall identify the following:

(1) The Applicant.

(2) The name, address, telephone number, and facsimile number of the Applicant's authorized representative.

(3) The Project name (short title).

(4) The requested funds from the Office and, if applicable, Funding Agency for the first year of the Project.

(5) The total budget of the Project during the term specified in the Solicitation.

(6) Whether confidential information is included in the Proposal.

(7) A short summary of the Project.

(8) Region where Project will take place, or that Project is statewide in nature.

(9) Certification that the requested funds will not supplant other Project funding.

(10) Certification that at least 75% of the Project will be performed in California.

(c) A budget shall contain the following information:

(1) Identification of all sources and uses of funds and the estimated value of all In-Kind Contributions.

(2) A beginning and end date, with a total duration as specified in the Solicitation. The budget shall begin sixty days following the Proposal due date and shall be divided into annual increments.

(3) Budget information provided in at least the following categories: personnel, contract services, travel, space, equipment, overhead and other costs.

(4) A list of all personnel, including a description of: cost, job classification and percentage contribution to the Project.

(5) For each subcontract included in the budget, identification of the subcontractor by name or inclusion of a description of the work to be performed, total cost of the subcontract and the proposed budget.

(d) Cross-reference index shall indicate Proposal page number location of subsection (e)(1) through (9) information.

(e) The Solicitation shall request the following attachments and any other information Applicant wishes to provide:

(1) The Project description consisting of:
(A) A clearly identified description of the Product(s).

(B) A description of the marketing strategy, including a description of the intended market niche, market need, marketing dynamics and assessment of potential barriers to marketing.

(C) The means of capitalization of the Product(s), including the capital, personnel and property dedicated for marketing the Product(s).

(D) A comprehensive discussion of commercial production of the Product and its relevance to Dual Use.

(E) Discussion of engineering, research and development necessary to commercialize the Product(s).

(F) The plan for completion of the Project and for commercialization of the Product after completion of the Project.

(G) A concrete discussion of how successful commercialization of the Product will increase jobs and tax revenues, and improve the California economy.

(2) A description of how the Applicant will network with other Persons in both its Region and in other parts of California to increase the effectiveness and commercialization of the Product.

(3) A description of how Small Business is included as members of the Applicant, members of the Applicant boards of directors and participants in the Project.

(4) Information demonstrating that the budget for the Project, both for administration and overhead and for Project activities, is cost effective.

(5) A description of all links with Small Business Development Centers, the California Manufacturing Excellence Program, the California Supplier Improvement Program, and with business incubators and local education and business training institutions.

(6) A description of the need for the Project and how the Project will directly respond to identified local or regional economic needs.

(7) A description of management capacity, including a requirement that the Proposal include a resume for key proposed Project management employees or consultants and discuss their experience in managing or working with similar organizations or projects. If some or all of the individuals have not been selected, include proposed job description(s).

(8) A discussion of the management Plan, including a description of the Project management and how successful management of the Project will result in commercial viability.

(9) If applicable, a description of the Project's training component to upgrade the skills of the Project's workers, and/or the skills of other California workers.

(10) A statement indicating whether Applicant is the entity which will perform the Project. If another entity will perform the Project, identify entity's name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers and describe the relationship of Applicant to that entity.

(f) All confidential material included in a Proposal shall be segregated on separate pages stamped "Confidential" at top and bottom. Material designated confidential by the Applicant shall be cross referenced to that part of the Solicitation to which it relates.

1. New section filed 3-7-94 as an emergency; operative 3-7-94 (Register 94, No. 10). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-6-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Repealed by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(g) (Register 95, No. 7).
3. New section filed 4-10-95; operative 4-10-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 15).
4. Amendment of subsection (e)(3) filed 9-26-95; operative 10-26-95 (Register 95, No. 39).

Note: Authority cited: Section 8456, Government Code. Reference: Sections 8445, 8450 and 15379.3, Government Code.

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