First 5 Grants

As guided by the Strategic Plan, First 5 SLO County oversees multi-year grants with local providers to build needed services and supports for young children and families. First 5 funding is primarily focused on the three Priority Areas that form the framework for the Strategic Plan:

We award program funding through a Request for Proposal or Request for Qualifications process. We also work with contractors when there are specific skills needed to implement our Strategic Plan.

Please keep revisiting this page for funding opportunities as they become available.