Welcome

Welcome

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Our children...our future...our business.


At First 5 Shasta, we focus on the first 5 years of life.  We are the local leader in early childhood investment, building a pathway to success for young children.  We fund programs and services that enhance and improve the lives of children ages 0-to-5.


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Strategic Plan 2012-2018


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Goals

Goals

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Pathway to success.


First 5 Shasta has selected five Pathway Goals that are critical components in the pathway to success for young children.  These Pathway Goals were selected based on research, best practices, local learning, and community input.


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Pathway Goals & Initiatives


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Impact

Impact

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Making a lasting difference.


First 5 Shasta has been making an impact on the lives of young children since our investments began in 2001. To date, we have had the privilege of investing approximately $20 million in programs, activities, and services that help build a pathway to success for young children.


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Parents

Parents

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Raising a child: important & rewarding!


Raising a child is one of the most important and rewarding things you will ever do. Parenting can also be extremely challenging! First 5 Shasta is committed to supporting parents by investing in services that enhance the lives of the youngest and most vulnerable members of our community.


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Programs & Services


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News

3 Grants Open Now!

First 5 Shasta currently has 3 grant opportunities available and invites eligible groups or individuals to apply by May 14, 2014 (noon)!

Sponsorship Grants
Range: $2,500 – $15,000

Mini-Grant: Health Screenings & Developmental Assessments
Range: $250 – $1,000

Mini-Grant: High Quality Childcare & Early Education
Range: $250 – $1,000

Spotlight

Growing with Math & Science

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Workshops, training, and learning – all with a focus on early childhood! Parents and providers working with young children will find classes, conferences, workshops, and groups that are good fun for parents and children.

Coming in May:

Announcements

READY! for Kindergarten (3 yr olds)

April 26 at Mistletoe Elementary (Redding)

8:30 am-10:00 am

Register

Whole Earth and Watershed Festival

April 26 at Redding City Hall

10:00 am-4:00 pm

Learn more

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

April 28 at First 5 Shasta

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.