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County of Solano
Matthew Davis, MA, MPA
Sr. Management Analyst and Public Communications Officer 
675 Texas St., Suite 6500
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: (707) 784-6111
Fax: (707) 784-7975
Annual grants program available to support young children and their families in Solano County
April 18, 2018  SOLANO COUNTY – First 5 Solano has launched an annual grants program with up to $20,000 per grant available for one-time projects to address the needs of children ages 0-5, their parents/caregivers, and/or providers of services to children ages 0-5 in Solano County.

Workforce Development Board of Solano County awarded $500,000 grant to support individuals affected by North Bay wildfires
April 10, 2018  SOLANO COUNTY / FAIRFIELD, CALIFORNIA – The Workforce Development Board of Solano County (WDB) has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Tipping Point Community, a Bay Area non-profit organization, Emergency Relief Fund to help reconnect individuals whose livelihood was adversely affected by the North Bay wild fires. With a mission to fight poverty in the Bay Area, Tipping Point has raised over $33 million dollars for support of low-income communities hardest hit by the October wildfires. This funding will be used to enhance the ongoing collaborative efforts of the North Bay counties to recover and rebuild after the North Bay wild fires.

UPDATED: County Kindness Campaign video contest deadline extended
April 9, 2018  SOLANO COUNTY – The deadline to submit entries for the second annual Kindness Campaign Video contest has been extended. Solano County students in grades 7 – 12 now have until April 27 to submit their entries.


Grant funds support “Read for Success” summer program
April 3, 2018  SOLANO COUNTY – First 5 Solano, in collaboration with the Solano County Office of Education, has received a $10,000 matching grant from Reading is Fundamental (RIF) to implement the Read for Success summer reading program in Solano County Pre-Kindergarten Academies, giving children the life-changing power of literacy. The Read for Success program will be implemented throughout Solano County, as First 5 Solano offers Pre-K academies in all of Solano County's seven cities, targeting children who have never had a prior pre-school experience or who are considered high-risk.