Funding Opportunities

 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Consultant Services Released

First 5 Ventura County has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a consultant to conduct a feasibility study of a Pay for Success approach to expand access to high-quality preschool for children in Ventura County. Proposals must be received by 10:00 a.m. on May 24, 2017.


 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