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Request for Proposals

Capital Project 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 $100,000 for one-time capital projects. Direct services will NOT be funded under this program.  Sole proprietors are not eligible to apply.  The maximum single award is $20,000.

A voluntary Question and Answer Webinar to orient applicants will be held January 21, 2021 - at 2:00 p.m.  Click here to register for the webinar.

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.

Proposals are due electronically by noon on February 19, 2021, and projects will commence on July 1, 2021.

For questions, e-mail The final day to submit questions is February 12, 2021.