Grant Electronic Management System (GEMS) -APPLY FOR A GRANT

The Grant Electronic Management System (GEMS) provides a more efficient and paperless system for allocating funds, application entry, budgeting, tracking expenditures and carryover, monitoring grant performance, and supporting the development of reports required by state and federal agencies. Below are presentations and step-by-step instructions for applicants.


FFY 2020 applications are available on December 3, 2018. All applications are due Wednesday, January 30, 2019.


To register as new user, please email us at and include the below information:

  1. The name of the agency being registered
  2. Full name of the person that will be applying on behalf of the agency
  3. Title of the person that will be applying on behalf of the agency
  4. Address of the agency
  5. Telephone number of the registering user
  6. Email address of the registering user


  • Processing time may take up to 24 hours. The registered user will receive an email from GEMS <> with a link to log in.
  • Agencies/departments applying for the first time may have 1 registered user.

Registered User

Click the image below to login.

Image of the GEMS Logo

GEMS Resources

GME Applications Samples

Application Tools


For additional questions about GEMS, please contact an OTS Coordinator.

For all other inquiries, please use the contact information below.

Telephone: (916) 509-3030
Address: Office of Traffic Safety
2208 Kausen Drive, Suite 300
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Contact Us

Address: 2208 Kausen Drive, Suite 300, Elk Grove, CA 95758
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