Funding Opportunities

QRIS Hub Region 7 Assessment Pilot Project

First 5 Ventura County is currently soliciting Letters of Interest (LOI) for the purpose of managing and implementing the CA- QRIS Hub Region 7 Assessment Pilot project (pilot). The goal of the pilot project is to create efficiencies by regionalizing the coordination of QRIS assessments and by building the internal capacity of the Hub to conduct QRIS assessments within the three Hub counties (Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo).

To be considered, a Letter of Interest must be received by 10:00 a.m. (PST) on Monday, February 5, 2018. Late responses will not be considered.

QRIS Hub Region 7 Assessment Pilot Project: Information

Community Investment Loan Fund

The Community Investment Loan Fund is a partnership between First 5 Ventura County and the Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County (EDC-VC). It provides below-market financing for developing licensed quality child care and preschool facilities for Ventura County children. Loans may be used for the planning, construction, expansion and rehabilitation of new or existing licensed childcare and preschool centers. For more information about the EDC-VC’s loan programs, please contact Marvin Boateng at (805) 384-1800 x9158 or

Community Investment Loan Fund: Information