Funding Opportunities

Request for Proposals (RfP) for Consultant Services

First 5 Ventura County has released a Request for Proposals (RfP) for a consultant to develop an evaluation plan for a Preschool Feasibility pilot study that will determine the viability of using a Pay for Success (PFS) approach to expand high-quality preschool to children in Ventura County. Proposals must be received by 10:00 a.m. on November 5, 2018. Applications will only be accepted via email. Send completed applications to assistant@first5ventura.org.

Submit questions via email to hgoldberg@first5ventura.org.

Click here to view questions and answers posted to date (no questions submitted as of 10/12/18, 9:30 a.m)

Click on the following links to download the Request for Proposals (RfP) packet.

Redesigned Neighborhood for Learning Place-Based Services Model

The First 5 Ventura County Place-Based Services RfQ Application deadline has passed.  Please see links below for reference materials.

Click here to view questions and answers posted to date (Updated 9/13/18, 10:00 a.m.)

Click on the following links to download the Request for Qualifications (RfQ) packet.

Reference Materials

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 Marvin.Boateng@edc-vc.com.

Community Investment Loan Fund: Information