2023 Research Grants Proposal Application Materials

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The California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) Research Grants Solicitation period is closed. Proposal Applications were accepted through September 22, 2022.

Dates and Deadlines for the 2023 Research Grants Cycle are summarized below:

Dates and Deadlines

For reference, the 2023 Proposal Application Package is preserved on this page. The Proposal Application Package consisted of the following documents:


  • Completed Research Grant Proposal Application Form, including:
    • Completed Section 1: Project Information;
    • Completed Section 2: Research Grant Proposal Application Questions (Note: Answers to Questions 1 – 4 should not exceed one page each, for a total of four pages.); and
    • Completed Section 3: Scope of Work and Budget.
  • Letters of Support from expected beneficiaries of the proposed Integrated Pest Management (IPM) research or from others who can attest to the quality or effectiveness of the applicant’s similar work.
  • Curriculum vitae or resumes of Principal Investigators (PIs) and Key Personnel.
  • Full-text versions of up to five Key Cited Documents that document the effective and proven IPM systems or practices that your project will build upon.
  • A list of pesticides or active ingredients that will likely be affected if the proposed IPM systems or practices are adopted.


  • Illustrative graphics that enhance the application (e.g. flow charts, plot diagrams).

For questions, please contact:
Jordan Weibel
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
E-mail: Jordan.Weibel@cdpr.ca.gov