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Mini Grant Program

Grants to Yuba County, California Nonprofits, Businesses, Agencies,
and Individuals for Early Childhood Care and School Preparedness

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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First 5 Yuba County

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Yuba County, California private organizations, public agencies, and individuals for projects that will improve the lives of expectant mothers or children ages 0 through 5 and their families. Applicants must contact the Funding Source before applying to participate in a mandatory application review meeting.

A clear goal for First 5 Yuba is for children in Yuba County to be socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually ready for school. The grants will be for short-term community-based projects. All projects must include a measurable outcome that aligns with First 5 Yuba’s strategic plan goals.

Examples of ways the grants can be used include conducting neighborhood support groups for parents of young children, building enrichment activities for toddlers, creating a community partnership to make the community safer for children, or simply purchasing materials that will encourage parents to increase the amount of time they read, play or interact with their baby.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137001

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Individual funding requests shall not be less than $1,000 and shall not exceed $5,000 unless approved by the Commission.

Term of Contract:

Awarded funds must be spent and used in the same fiscal year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals, groups, government agencies, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, licensed child care providers, associations, health care organizations, corporations, non-profit and for-profit organizations can apply for up to one (1) grant per agency per fiscal year (July 1- June 30). Agencies not in good standing with the Commission are considered ineligible.

Pre-Application Information:

All potential applicants must attend a mandatory application review meeting prior to submitting an application, please contact the office for additional information.

Applications will be accepted until the current fiscal year’s budgeted mini-grant funds are depleted or until April 30, 2019.

Please allow sixty (60) days to process the application. All notifications will be sent to the address on the application submitted.

Awards provide community members, agencies and child care providers a small grant for a short-term project or service, awards are not meant for program sustainability.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail applications to:

First 5 Yuba County
Children and Families Commission
1114 Yuba Street, Suite 201
Marysville, CA 95901

For more information about First 5 Yuba's mini-grants, contact Robin Timoszyk, Interim Executive Director at 530-749-4877.


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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Yuba County