Subsidy Tracker: State Summary of State and Local Awards

State Name: 
California
Subsidy Total: 
$5,195,980,987
Number of Awards: 
20,412
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1995. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this state are for the period since 2012.

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Walt Disney$499,566,39446
Lockheed Martin$469,831,85910
Northrop Grumman$445,595,07931
ViacomCBS$330,954,16348
Anschutz Company$290,000,0001
AT&T$202,028,68432
Comcast$115,251,53332
Apple Inc.$70,000,0001
Amazon.com$30,261,0008
Ulta Beauty$26,000,0002


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin state 2014 $420,000,000 MEGADEAL
Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman state 2014 $420,000,000 MEGADEAL
AEG Group/KB Home Anschutz Company local 2005 $290,000,000 MEGADEAL
Walt Disney Walt Disney local 1996 $200,000,000 MEGADEAL
Apple Apple Inc. local 1997 $70,000,000 megadeal
Lockheed Martin Corporation Lockheed Martin state 2019 $39,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Golden State FC   local 2016 $30,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Golden State FC, LLC   local 2017 $30,000,000 tax credit/rebate
American Life, Inc.   local 2016 $27,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS state 2017 $22,394,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures AT&T state 2019 $21,804,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS state 2018 $21,492,000 tax credit/rebate
Warbird Productions, LLC.   state 2018 $20,755,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS state 2020 $20,452,000 tax credit/rebate
Samsara Networks, Inc.   state 2019 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Cooler Waters Productions, LLC   state 2020 $19,405,000 tax credit/rebate
Cooler Waters Productions, LLC   state 2020 $18,412,000 tax credit/rebate
Tesseract Productions, Inc.   state 2017 $18,128,000 tax credit/rebate
L. Driver Productions, Inc.   state 2018 $18,019,000 tax credit/rebate
Ulta, Inc. Ulta Beauty local 2017 $18,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Autonomy Productions, LLC   state 2017 $17,673,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS state 2020 $17,513,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2018 $17,093,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2018 $16,956,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises Inc. AT&T state 2017 $16,811,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS state 2019 $15,646,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS state 2018 $15,531,000 tax credit/rebate
Tesla Motors, Inc. Tesla Inc. state 2015 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Fox 21 Television Studios Walt Disney state 2020 $14,887,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2018 $14,513,000 tax credit/rebate
Midway Island Productions, Inc.   state 2018 $13,913,000 tax credit/rebate
FN Logistics, Inc.   state 2019 $13,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount TV ViacomCBS state 2020 $12,748,000 tax credit/rebate
Faraday & Future, Inc.   state 2016 $12,725,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Studio Enterprises Inc. AT&T state 2019 $12,615,000 tax credit/rebate
ESI VENTURES, INC., LIGHTHOUSE INVESTMENTS, LLC, Firth Howard, LLC, DAVID CLEMENT AND TOREY CARRICK   local 2016 $12,400,000 tax credit/rebate
ESI Ventures, Inc.   local 2016 $12,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Autonomy Productions, LLC   state 2016 $12,085,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures AT&T state 2020 $12,037,000 tax credit/rebate
Cooler Waters Productions, LLC   state 2019 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Walt Disney Studios Walt Disney state 2016 $11,607,000 tax credit/rebate
Universal City Studios, LLC Comcast state 2017 $11,563,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2017 $11,387,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2018 $11,351,000 tax credit/rebate
Minim Productions, Inc.   state 2017 $11,032,000 tax credit/rebate
Nordstrom, Inc. Nordstrom state 2016 $11,000,000 tax credit/rebate
NBC   state 2020 $10,903,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS state 2018 $10,624,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. ViacomCBS state 2016 $10,327,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2019 $10,233,000 tax credit/rebate
MTV Networks ViacomCBS state 2015 $10,023,000 tax credit/rebate
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation Northrop Grumman state 2015 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
NextEV USA, Inc.   state 2016 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Dreamworks Animation LLC Comcast state 2018 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Katerra, Inc.2   state 2018 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
The Gap, Inc. Gap Inc. local 2018 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Brex, Inc.   state 2019 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
California Ethanol & Power LLC   state 2019 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Universal Television LLC Comcast state 2018 $9,957,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2017 $9,956,074 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2018 $9,909,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS state 2020 $9,666,000 tax credit/rebate
Turner North Center Productions Inc.   state 2016 $9,354,000 tax credit/rebate
Universal Television LLC Comcast state 2019 $9,294,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2016 $9,288,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Studios LLC Amazon.com state 2018 $9,204,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2016 $9,200,000 tax credit/rebate
20th Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2016 $9,097,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. AT&T state 2014 $9,091,000 tax credit/rebate
WB Pictures/Div of WB Studio Enterprises AT&T state 2013 $9,090,866 tax credit/rebate
Newsub 101 Productions, Inc.   state 2020 $9,059,000 tax credit/rebate
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. Samsung state 2015 $9,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Allogene Therapeutics, Inc.   state 2019 $9,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Atlas Entertainment, LLC   state 2019 $8,925,000 tax credit/rebate
Horizon Scripted Television Inc.   state 2015 $8,924,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2019 $8,850,000 tax credit/rebate
Universal Television LLC Comcast state 2020 $8,761,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Brothers AT&T state 2020 $8,715,000 tax credit/rebate
Horizon Scripted Television Inc.   state 2013 $8,550,139 tax credit/rebate
Cry Baby Productions LLC   state 2019 $8,543,000 tax credit/rebate
Cubic Corporation Cubic state 2019 $8,500,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS state 2019 $8,476,000 tax credit/rebate
Horizon Scripted Television Inc.   state 2015 $8,471,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions Inc. ViacomCBS state 2017 $8,407,000 tax credit/rebate
Chori Perros Productions, LLC   state 2017 $8,391,000 tax credit/rebate
Cooler Water Productions, LLC   state 2019 $8,378,000 tax credit/rebate
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Walt Disney state 2017 $8,337,000 tax credit/rebate
Pacific 2.1 Entertainment Group   state 2017 $8,312,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. ViacomCBS state 2019 $8,272,000 tax credit/rebate
Lunar Mining, LLC   state 2017 $8,202,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios ViacomCBS state 2018 $8,195,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation ViacomCBS state 2018 $8,166,000 tax credit/rebate
FX Productions   state 2020 $8,114,000 tax credit/rebate
Horizon Scripted Television Inc.   state 2020 $8,100,000 tax credit/rebate
Horizon Scripted Television Inc.   state 2013 $8,036,335 tax credit/rebate
General Motors Company General Motors state 2017 $8,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Ulta, Inc. Ulta Beauty state 2016 $8,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Pacific 2.1 Entertainment Group Inc.   state 2016 $7,966,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros Pictures AT&T state 2015 $7,965,000 tax credit/rebate
Warner Bros. Television AT&T state 2016 $7,940,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. ViacomCBS state 2018 $7,846,000 tax credit/rebate
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