First 5 Network
Our Network Strategy

First 5 Local Commissions

First 5 County Commissions
When voters passed Proposition 10, they launched a new model of responsive public agencies. In each of the 58 counties, the First 5 Commission, made up of local community leaders, experts, and advocates, provides oversight for the First 5’s activities.

First 5 Association

California Children and Families Foundation
The Association is a nonprofit public benefit corporation, organized as a social welfare organization under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(4). The work of the Association is also supported by a separate organization, the California Children and Families Foundation, which is a nonprofit public benefit corporation organized for charitable and educational purposes under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). The Foundation conducts regional and statewide projects that assist county commissions and the children and families they serve, complementing the activities of the Association.

First 5 California

First 5 California
The State Commission initiates and funds statewide early childhood development projects, conducts research, and sponsors large media and public education campaigns. Learn more on their website.