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First 5 Shasta Scholarship Grants

Scholarships to California Individuals at Nonprofits, Schools,
Agencies, and Entities for Professional Development Activities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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First 5 Shasta (F5S)

Deadline Date:

03/26/21 5:00 PM - Reviewed on a rolling basis until deadline or until funds are depleted.


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Scholarships of up to $1,500 to California individuals at nonprofit organizations, county or state educational institutions, agencies, school districts, and private entities for professional development activities. Funding is intended to provide financial support to attend conferences, trainings, and workshops to build the capacity of individuals and organizational staff serving young children ages 0 to 5, their families, pregnant women, and providers working on behalf of young children in Shasta County.

These funds can be used for: direct service providers, managers, supervisors, administrative staff, fiscal staff, etc.

Each Scholarship Grant request must address one of First 5 Shasta's Goals and Objectives either through the topic of the training activity or through the overall mission and work of the applicant organization. 

Goals, Objectives, Strategies, and Indicators of Success:

  • Goal 1: Resilience is built and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are reduced and prevented in the Shasta County 0-5 population
  • Goal 2: All children 0-3 in Shasta County have healthy beginnings and optimal development
  • Goal 3: All children will be prepared for and enter school ready to learn

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154653

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Request Range: $500-$1,500

Term of Contract:

Proposed conference/training must be completed before June 30, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

1. Individuals eligible to apply for scholarships must work with children 0-to-5, pregnant women, their families or providers working on behalf of young children. Current F5S grantees are encouraged to apply.

2. Individuals and organizational staff eligible for scholarships include:
- Administrative/Office Staff (fiscal, clerical, information technology, etc.) of organizations serving young children and their families
- Individuals providing services directly to children 0-to-5, their families, and/or providers (educators, therapists, social service staff, etc.)
- Managers, supervisors, and directors within an organization serving young children and their families

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Applications accepted until Friday, March 26, 2021 at 5 pm. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the deadline or until funds are depleted, whichever comes first.

It is highly recommended that all applicants read the Strategic Plan and familiarize themselves with the goals and objectives prior to submitting funding requests.

A specific entity cannot receive more than one Scholarship Grant for their staff in a fiscal year.

Quality Counts North State (QCNS) Participants should review their request with their Mentor Coach to verify that the request is not eligible for QCNS funding. QCNS Mentor Coaches must sign the application prior to submission to verify this step.

In recognition of F5S’s existing investment in Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), training on parenting education focused on child behavior modification must be Triple P-specific training. No other child behavior programs or models will be funded.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the website to learn more about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) and resilience.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

For questions please contact Jackie Scott, Grant Coordinator at 530-646-3780 or email

First 5 Shasta
393 Park Marina Circle
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: 530-646-3780

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Shasta County

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