Community Engagement Funds Available - 2013

posted Feb 1, 2013, 4:41 PM by BHC Staff   [ updated Feb 1, 2013, 4:41 PM by Julio Zaldivar ]
Small grants of up to $500 will be awarded that directly educate or support parents/caregivers of children aged 0-5 or that provide enrichment activities for young children. 

 Eligible activities include: parent or grandparent-run playgroups; family fun events; parent or peer support groups; early literacy or child-centered programs.

Grant funds will also be available for printing and distribution of educational materials to parents of children 0-5.

Applications are available at the First 5 office, located at 494 Pacific Avenue, Crescent City, CA or on the Commission's website at

 Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until grant funds for this fiscal year (ending June 30) are expended.

For more information, call Patti Vernelson, Director, First 5 Del Norte, at 464-5500, X120 or email Patti Vernelson or Lindsey Dunham at or

Julio Zaldivar,
Feb 1, 2013, 4:43 PM