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The Commission strives to support local organizations and programs by making Prop 10 funds available for services that aim to benefit children prenatal to age five.

Accepting Applications: Mini Grant Program for 2023-2024

First 5 offers mini-grants of up to $3,000 for individual short-term projects to community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, health care organizations, corporations, non-profit and for-profit agencies that benefit children 0 through 5 years of age and their families in Yuba County. Applications will be evaluated based on standard guidelines and the project’s potential to meet the goals and priorities stated in the Commission's Strategic Plan.  Application submission does not guarantee an award of funding.

Mandatory Informational Webinar Friday, September 1, 2023, at 11:00 a.m.  To request the recording Click here.

23-24 Mini-Grant Program Guidelines

23-24 Mini-Grant Application

23-24 Scoring Rubric 

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. September 22, 2023

To request a recording of the informational webinar or for technical support contact us during our regular office hours at (530) 749-4877 or email us at


Accepting Applications: Community Education and Outreach Sponsorship Program

Every fiscal year First 5 sets aside funding to sponsor local events and community activities. Event sponsorship is provided up to $1,000 per event. Sponsorship's will be awarded until the current fiscal year’s budgeted sponsorship funds are depleted. First 5 will evaluate requests based on the event’s potential to serve children 0-5 and meet goals and priorities stated in Commission's Strategic Plan.  A request for sponsorship does not guarantee award of funding. 


Sponsorship Application

Sponsorship Guidelines

Strategic Partnership Program 

The First 5 Yuba County Children and Families Commission committed $1,341,000 of Proposition 10 funds for fiscal years 2021/2022 – 2023/2024.  Strategic Partnerships were awarded in June 2021. View current funded partners here.

Unsolicited Funding Proposals

First 5 Yuba is not accepting unsolicited funding proposals at this time.


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