Sponsorship Grants

Sponsorship Grants demonstrate how a moderate budget can nurture an increasingly vibrant 0-to-5 environment for young children. Sponsorship Grants will support community-driven activities that benefit children ages 0-to-5, their families, and providers working on behalf of young children in Shasta County. Activities proposed by applicants must align with First 5 Shasta’s Pathway Goals and Initiatives.

Sponsorship Grant activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Community collaborative support

  • Special events including conferences, workshops, trainings, and community events

  • Scholarships to groups to attend training or special events

  • Media (development and placement, traditional and alternative)

  • Promotions (materials, advertising, alternative)

Total Budget for Fiscal Year:$75,000

Request Range:$2,500-$15,000

Grant Period:Project completed within Fiscal Year

To Apply: Application closed April 21, 2017

Award Recipients – 2017/2018

Columbia School District
“Professional Development for Preschool Staff”
Focus on trauma informed practices.

Gateway Unified School District

“READY! for Kindergarten”
Program for parents that conquers the readiness gap for children entering kindergarten.

Jefferson Live! dba Cascade Theatre

“Summer Movie Club”
Free family-friendly films each Sunday in July.

Shasta Head Start

Shasta Head Start Family Workshops
New workshops for Head Start parents and Parent Cafes for the community.

Shasta Library Foundation

“Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom” (Redding Library)
Design services and educator workshop on how to use the outdoor classroom.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

“Babe’s Corral”
Educational program materials, staffing, and maintenance in first year of operation.