Below are our current funding opportunities; for more information, please call our office at 707-784-1332.

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.

Policy    Application     Legal Agreement

Community Engagement 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, 2017  February 15, 2017
 February 28, 2017  March 21, 2017
 April 25, 2017  May 16, 2017
 June 27, 2017  July 25, 2017
 August 29, 2017  September 20, 2017
 October 24, 2017  November 9, 2017
 November 28, 2017  December 19, 2017

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.

Policy    Application    Legal Agreement