Apply for Funding

Family Resource Center Capacity Building Funds Now Available!

Applications will be accepted ongoing until February 15, 2022. Please review the Request for Application for more information and application instructions.

Request for Application

The Commission has allocated Discretionary Funds for fiscal year 2021-2022 to support Mini-Grants and Professional Development opportunities.

All funding requests must align with the priorities set forth in the Commission’s Strategic Plan. Funding is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Mini-Grants in amounts up to $2,500 are designed to fund direct service programs for children and families, and can include classes, enrichment opportunities, event sponsorships, or other family strengthening connections.

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Requests for funding must be submitted online

Requestors should familiarize themselves with the grantee policies, contract requirements, and be prepared to submit all the required documents including budget, W9 and proof of insurance.

Please provide adequate information in your request so that Commission staff can clearly understand the intended use of funds. You will receive a response within 7-10 business days.

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Templates & Information

These resources describe the process for applying, managing, and the required reporting for funding from First 5 Butte County.

Contract Template

Mini-Grant Final Report Template

Budget Template

Tobacco-Free Policy Template

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Professional Development

Professional Development sponsorship is available, at the discretion of the Commission, to support trainings, conferences and other activities that increase local professional’s ability to effectively serve young children and their caregivers.

Grantees and engaged partners will receive priority, and funds will be provided through reimbursement.

Applications should be submitted online

Requestors should familiarize themselves with the Memorandum of Understanding template and be prepared to submit a letter of support from their employer (as applicable).

Please provide adequate information in your request so that Commission staff can clearly understand the intended use of funds. You will receive a response within 7-10 business days.

Professional Development MOU Template