Funding Opportunities

Business Challenge Grant Fund

The purpose of the Business Challenge Grant Fund is to assist Solano County non-profits to work with and fundraise with local businesses on a pre-approved basis. The strategy is to leverage First 5 Solano funds to bring additional funding into Solano County for services or providers supporting parents, caregivers, and families with children ages birth to five. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the Business Challenge Grant Fund Policy, Application, and Legal Agreement. For more information, call (707) 784-1338.

Policy    Application     Legal Agreement

Community Engagement & April Children's Month Fund

The purpose of the Community Engagement Fund is to support community activities and events designed to inform and increase awareness among parents/primary caregivers about issues such as monthly children’s observances, childhood development topics and other relevant issues. 

Policy    Application    Activity Report    Legal Agreement                

Co-Sponsorship of Training and Conferences Fund

The purpose of the Co-Sponsorship of Training and Conferences Fund is improve the capacity of individuals and organizations in Solano County to serve expectant parents, children birth to five years old and their families. Please note that Co-Sponsorship applications are reviewed by the Systems and Policy Committee for approval. Applications must be received by the dates listed below in order to be included for consideration at the next meeting. Applications received after the date listed, will be presented at the next meeting. Please note that approval for funds must occur prior to the date of the event.

Policy    Application    Legal Agreement            

 Application Due By         Reviewed at Systems and Policy Meeting 
 January 12, 2016  February 2, 2016
 February 23, 2016  March 15, 2016
 April 12, 2016  May 3, 2016
 June 14, 2016  July 5, 2016
 August 16, 2016  September 6, 2016
 October 25, 2016  November 15, 2016
 November 29, 2016  December 20, 2016

Organizational Support Fund – Grant Writing Funds

The purpose of the Organizational Support Fund is to assist community organizations with funds for grant writing. The strategy is to leverage First 5 Solano funds to bring additional funding into Solano County for services or providers supporting parents, caregivers, and families with children ages birth to five. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the Organizational Support Fund Policy, Application, and Legal Agreement below. For more information, call (707) 784-1338.

Policy    Application    Legal Agreement