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Funding Opportunities

New funding opportunities are listed here as they become available.

 

Strategic Marketing and Communications Request for Qualifications (2017-2018)

First 5 San Joaquin (F5SJ) is issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to solicit proposals from qualified firms or consultants able to provide professional full-service strategic marketing and communications services to support the implementation of the F5SJ Strategic Plan. The successful proposer will enter into a contract with F5SJ to provide services. All interested firms and consultants should review the criteria set forth and submit relevant proposals by the deadline.

Important Dates:

  Date Released   August 30, 2017
  Informational Teleconference    September 20, 2017 (at 2:00PM)  
  RFQ Deadline   October 9, 2017 (by 5:00PM) 


For more information:  
Strategic Marketing and Communications RFQ (2017-2018) - Updated August 31, 2017

Strategic Marketing and Communications RFQ Q&A - Updated September 21, 2017


Community Event & Sponsorship Grant

First 5 San Joaquin has set aside funds for fiscal year 2017-2018 to sponsor events and activities that assist in achieving the priorities established in the Strategic Plan and help to expand the reach of the Talk, Read, Sing, Draw, Play campaign. Agencies can only receive funding one-time per fiscal year (August 10, 2017–June 30, 2018). Event sponsorship grants are provided in the amounts of $250, $500, $750 or $1,000 per event or activity, depending on size and type of event or activity.

Important Dates:

  Date Released   August 11, 2017
  Application Deadline   Accepted on a rolling basis  


For more information: Application InstructionsApplication Form

 

IMPACT Expansion

Are you looking for a program that would encourage and support continued program quality improvement?  Is your staff looking for scholarship support to continue their education?  How about annual quality awards that could be used to purchase new materials and supplies for eligible programs?  If these types of program enhancements and supports sound interesting, First 5 San Joaquin has exciting news! Raising Quality! and First 5 San Joaquin may soon have the opportunity to expand IMPACT (Improve and Maximize Programs so All Children Thrive) funding and are developing an interest list to support the application for that funding. IMPACT is the continuation of the Raising Quality! Race to the Top work designed to support the quality improvement in early care and education programs. The current IMPACT funding supports 87 sites.  The potential expansion funds application will be relative to new programs interested in applying for participation. If you are a current IMPACT participant and know of a program that might be interested in applying, please feel free to share  this information. If you have any questions regarding IMPACT or  Raising Quality!, please visit the website at www.raisingqualitysjc.org or email us at sjckids@sjgov.org or call us at (209) 953-5437.

Important Dates:

  Date Released                                 December 28, 2016                        
  Letter of Interest Form Deadline     Accepted on a rolling basis


For more information:  Letter of Interest Form

 

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