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Funding Opportunity- First 5 Solano 2015 Pre-Kindergarten Academies RFP #2015-01
First 5 Solano is pleased to announce the availability of grants of up to $10,000 for Pre-Kindergarten Academy services in Solano County. First 5 Solano expects to award multiple grants in geographic locations countywide.  Applicants can download RFA 2015-01 for complete information.  Interested applicants are also invited to attend an Applicant Workshop on January 30, 2015 at 2:00 PM, 601 Texas Street, Fairfield CA 94533.  Applications are due by 5:00 PM, February 18, 2015.

Pre-Kindergarten Academy Services RFP 2015-01
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Business Challenge Grants Now available
First 5 Solano is offering non-profits an opportunity to raise funds by establishing partnerships within the business community.  For more information click here.

Calling All Parents: Solano Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) Seeks Parent for FREE Leadership Development
The Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI)
trains, inspires, and empowers parents and youth to become effective advocates for children. Solano PLTI is a family civic leadership initiative created to improve the lifelong health, safety, and learning of all children and youth by developing leadership skills to make change - in schools, community, local and state level politics - join PLTI! Sign-ups are happening now for the 20 week trainings that will take place one night a week beginning in January (meals and childcare provided). For more information or to apply to the program, click here.

First 5 Solano Featured in Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) October Newsletter

Video Annual Report to the Community

First 5 Solano is pleased to release its Video Annual Report to the Community (ARC). The goal of the video ARC contains basic information about First 5 Solano and highlights services of community partners. The video ARC also contains funding information for FY2012/13, the first year of the current 3-year funding cycle. The video ARC includes interviews with First 5 Solano Grantees, parents and providers of First 5 Solano funded services, First 5 staff and the Commission Chair. For more information about First 5 Solano funded services or programs in the annual report, please contact us at 707.784.1332 Annual Report Video To view the video with Spanish subtitles, click here.

Help Me Grow Solano "One Call. That's All"
Help Me Grow Solano is a collaborative partnership of all First 5 Solano funded programs and other community partners serving children and families from birth through age 5 in Solano County.  Help Me Grow Solano provides a central point of access for services, healthcare provider outreach, community outreach, data collection, and outcomes. It's often difficult and time consuming for parents to search for programs to address the unique needs of their children. Help Me Grow Solano is the simple solution that connects babies, young children, and their families to program and services throughout Solano County. Help Me Grow does not provide direct services, but their goal is to assist families in getting connected to the services that they need.