Raising Quality!
IMPACT Legacy Family, Friend, and Neighbor Initiative

Does your agency excel at honoring the wisdom and value grandparents bring to the community?  Is your agency a trusted messenger that the community relies on for information and service?  Does your agency have the capacity to reach populations with culturally and linguistically appropriate services?  If your agency answered YES to the questions above, then First 5 San Joaquin and Raising Quality! invites you to respond to the Request for Application (RFA) for the Raising Quality! IMPACT Legacy Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) Initiative.

This initiative will focus on enhancing early care services provided by grandparents in San Joaquin County with and emphasis on those caring for infants/toddlers, living outside of Stockton, and belonging to underserved populations of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.  The Raising Quality! IMPACT Legacy FFN Initiative seeks to pair grandparents caring for their grandchildren (0 to 5) with a community-based organization to provide coaching, guidance, and connections to a variety of health and social services in order to enhance their caregiving skills and help ensure that their grandchildren  have a save and nurturing environment, full of meaningul interactions, that allows them to thrive and grow.

Please click the links below to access the Request for Application document and the Frequently Asked Questions.

Raising Quality! IMPACT Legacy FFN Initiative RFA
Final Frequently Asked Questions 2.27.24

Community Event & Activity Sponsorship Grant (2023-2024)

The Community Event & Activity Sponsorship Grant is one way First 5 San Joaquin is working with local partners to give children a promising start in life. First 5 San Joaquin has set aside funds for fiscal year 2023-2024 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. Funding period: July 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024.

Application (2023-2024)
Instructions (2023-2024)