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Grants to California Groups and Agencies to
Benefit Children and Pregnant Women in Shasta County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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First 5 Shasta

Deadline Date:

04/27/18 12:00 PM Noon


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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 to California nonprofits, groups, associations, schools, and government agencies to support community-driven activities that benefit Shasta County residents. Funding is intended to support children ages 0-to-5, their families, pregnant women, and providers working on behalf of young children.

Activities proposed by applicants must align with First 5 Shasta’s Pathway Goals and Initiatives (See Supporting Documents below). Pathway goals include: healthy, well-timed births, health and development on track, supported and supportive families, high quality childcare and early education, and continuity in early childhood experiences.

Sponsorship Grant activities may include, but are not limited to:
- Community collaborative support
- Special events including conferences, workshops, trainings, and community events
- Scholarships to groups to attend training or special events
- Media (development and placement, traditional and alternative)
- Promotions (materials, advertising, alternative)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154653

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Term of Contract:

Project must be completed within Fiscal Year (July 1 to June 30).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Groups eligible to request funds include, but are not limited to: parent groups, church groups, community groups, neighborhood associations, service clubs, schools, non-profit organizations, community-based organizations and government agencies. Individuals are not eligible to apply for this funding.

Funds cannot be used to supplant or take the place of funding for existing services, including existing staff time.

Funds must be used to create, enhance, or expand services. Current F5S grantees cannot use Sponsorship Grant funds to supplement or expand their existing F5S scope of work or budget.

A specific group cannot receive more than one Sponsorship Grant in a fiscal year.

Funds may not be used for capital improvement projects or for fundraising events such as walk-a-thons, tournaments, fashion shows, and/or on-going fundraising expenses in an organization.

Proposed activities must be non-discriminatory and tobacco free.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received on or before 12 PM (noon) on Friday, April 27, 2018, regardless of the postmark date.

Download the Application Documents and complete them electronically. No other formats or documents will be accepted.

It is highly recommended that all applicants read the Strategic Plan and familiarize themselves with the Pathway framework prior to submitting funding request.

Funded organizations and collaborative partners are strongly encouraged to allocate a portion of their existing revenue and resources to support the activities in this Request for Applications (RFA). In-kind and matching contributions may include staffing, volunteers, facilities, supplies, and services. Cash match contributions may include new or restricted funds to support the proposed program.

Contact Information:

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

Mail or hand-deliver Application Packet (1 original and 5 copies) to:
Sponsorship Grant
First 5 Shasta
393 Park Marina Circle
Redding, CA 96001

Phone: 530-646-3780

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Shasta County