Below are our current funding opportunities; for more information, please call our office at 707-784-1332.

Business Challenge Grant Fund


The purpose of the Business Challenge Grant Fund is to assist Solano County non-profits to work with and fundraise with local businesses on a pre-approved basis. The strategy is to leverage First 5 Solano funds to bring additional funding into Solano County for services or providers supporting parents, caregivers, and families with children ages birth to five. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the Business Challenge Grant Fund Policy, Application, and Legal Agreement.

Policy    Application     Legal Agreement

Community Engagement Fund/April Children's Month Grants

The purpose of the Community Engagement Fund is to support community activities and events designed to inform and increase awareness among parents/primary caregivers about issues such as monthly children’s observances, childhood development topics and other relevant issues. 

Policy    Application    Activity Report    Legal Agreement                

Co-Sponsorship of Training and Conferences Fund

The purpose of the Co-Sponsorship of Training and Conferences Fund is improve the capacity of individuals and organizations in Solano County to serve expectant parents, children birth to five years old and their families. Please note that Co-Sponsorship applications are reviewed by the Policy and Oversight Committee for approval. Applications must be received by the dates listed below in order to be included for consideration at the next meeting. Applications received after the date listed, will be presented at the next meeting. Please note that approval for funds must occur prior to the date of the event.

Policy    Application   Activity Report    Legal Agreement            

 Application Due By         Reviewed at Policy and Oversight Meeting 
 January 29, 2020  February 19, 2020
March 11, 2020  April 1, 2020
 April 22, 2020  May 13, 2020
 June 24, 2020 July 15, 2020
 August 26, 2020  September 16, 2020
 October 28, 2020  November 18, 2020
 November 25, 2020  December 16, 2020

Organizational Support Fund – Grant Writing Funds

The purpose of the Organizational Support Fund is to assist community organizations with funds for grant writing. The strategy is to leverage First 5 Solano funds to bring additional funding into Solano County for services or providers supporting parents, caregivers, and families with children ages birth to five. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the Organizational Support Fund Policy, Application, and Legal Agreement below.

Policy    Application    Legal Agreement