This is a sampling of various California and San Diego region grant and funding opportunities including some non-governmental groups.
Business, Energy and Climate
Energy Innovation Grants (California small businesses)
California Energy Commission
Small Business Entrepreneurship Assistance Center
Cal Grants (California) For California students
California Department of Education Schools and organizations may request money and equipment for educational purposes
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Support for students in health career paths and educational events
Social Services & Health
Office of Child Abuse Prevention Oversees both state and Federal funding programs
Stem Cell Research Also educational needs
Housing and Community Development
Department of Health Care Services Lists funding opportunities from Federal and foundation/corporate sources.
San Diego Region
San Diego County Board of Supervisors maintains several grant programs:
San Diego Foundation including Local Scholarships
SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments) supports transportation and environmental grants.