One-Time Capital Grants 


To further fulfill its mission to enhance the early development of Tulare County’s children, the First 5 Tulare County Commission has released a Request for Proposals (RFP). The RFP includes a total of $300,000 for one-time capital projects. Direct services will NOT be funded under this program.  Sole proprietors are not eligible to apply.  Maximum single award is $50,000. 

The Commission seeks proposals from organizations that serve Tulare County’s pregnant women and children zero through five years of age.  The RFP includes application guidance.  

The Capital Project Grant program provides funding to purchase items with a value greater than $5,000 or to fund building renovation or construction projects which promote enhanced mental and physical health among children or ensure that children are ready for school and families are able to promote their children’s development.  Capital projects require a 25 percent match. 

Beginning on January 11, 2019, applications can be downloaded at, or copies obtained by contacting the First 5 Commission office located at 200 N. Santa Fe Street, Visalia, CA 93292.  Proposals are due at noon on February 15, 2019, and projects will commence on July 1, 2019.

For questions, e-mail Final day to submit questions is January 25, 2019. 

Request for Proposals, 2019-2020

Budget Narrative, 2019-2020

Budget Form, 2019-2020

2019-2020 RFP Webinar PowerPoint

First 5 Tulare County Strategic Plan, 2018-2023

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