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Ongoing Funding Opportunities

1. Event Sponsorship

First 5 Yolo is proud to help sponsor local events, trainings, and activities that focus on young children and families, and that align with First 5 Yolo’s Mission, Strategic Plan, Guiding Principles, and Priority Areas. Sponsorship requests of up to $250 will be considered toward support of the following types of activities that are offered in Yolo County: Community Events, Professional Development/Trainings, Family Education Events, and Fundraising Events.

Starting on July 1,2017, applications may be returned via email to First 5 Yolo, as noted in the policy.

Sponsorship Guidelines and Application Form


Professional Services

1. Audit

First 5 Yolo Children and Families Commission (First 5 Yolo) is requesting proposals from qualified independent certified public accountants licensed to practice in California to provide independent audit services for First 5 Yolo for FYE24-26, as outlined in the RFP linked below. Any additional information (e.g. exhibits, requirements, etc.) not included in this solicitation which the Commission finds necessary and material to responding to the RFP will be posted as an addendum here, including answers to questions received.

Past Audits:

First 5 Yolo Launches Grants for Childcare Providers

First 5 Yolo is excited to announce funding opportunities available through the Childcare Recovery Package, which aims to support Yolo County Childcare providers serving Yolo County children ages 0-5.

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First 5 Yolo Launches Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby expands First 5 Yolo’s navigation and home visiting initiative (R2R) and reaches Medi-Cal and uninsured families giving birth.

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Routine Vaccinations

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations

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Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

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What are ACEs?

And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:

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10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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First 5 California’s Parent Guide

First 5 California’s Parent Guide.

What you need to know to help your child grow up healthy and thrive.

Family Fun Event

Family Fun Event on the last Thursday of the month at 2pm*.

Music Groups for children 0-5

Music Groups for children 0-5 every Monday morning (English) from 9:30am-10:30am and Friday morning (Spanish) from 9:30am-10:30am.

Movement and Dance Playgroup

Join us for a Movement and Dance playgroup every Wednesday from 9:30am-10:15am.

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