Our Funded Programs
First 5 Funded Programs
Every 4 years, First 5 Tuolumne provides grant opportunities for specific priority areas. The current grant cycle ends after the 2022/2023 fiscal year.
ATCAA Family Learning Center
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Dental Help Fund
With support from the Sonora Area Foundation, Friends of the Tuolumne County Library, and Adventist Health Sonora, First 5 Tuolumne is proud to offer the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. This fantastic program provides free books to all Tuolumne County Children from ages 0-5, mailed directly to them, at no cost. It is a great way to build your child’s love of reading, boost brain development, and is a great way to relax at bedtime.
This program, which focuses on improvements in early childhood education, is funded by First 5 California and supported by local leveraged funds and resources. Teachers are supported with opportunities for professional development linked to the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS). (First 5 CA grant supports services at approximately $82,000/year through FY 20-23).
Infant Child Enrichment Services (ICES) Raising Healthy Families
ICES will receive up to $564,790 over a four year period (FY 19-20 through FY 22-23) to provide home visiting services and parenting instruction to families who have been identified as at risk of child abuse, expanding these services to more families in the community. The program will also provide a number of age-specific parenting classes to parents with young children throughout Tuolumne County. The Commission has provided partial funding for this program since FY 01-02.
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Quality Rating Improvement System
Smile Keepers Early Dental Prevention and Treatment
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Supporting Early Education and Development (SEED)
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Babies Born Each Year in tuolumne county
Years Serving children and families
Commission Agendas and Minutes
August 5, 2020