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Posted on: June 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] General Mini-Grants Program Accepting Applications!

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The First 5 Merced County 2017/18 General Mini-Grants Program application materials are now available. 

This program provides one-time grants to support local projects, trainings and events benefiting children 0-5 years old and their families anywhere in Merced County. This funding opportunity invites creativity to address the vision and mission of First 5 Merced County.

Applications will be accepted on three deadlines: 

  • Cycle 1 deadline: Friday, August 25, 2017, 4:00 P.M.
  • Cycle 2 deadline: Friday, November 17, 2017, 4:00 P.M.
  • Cycle 3 deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018, 4:00 P.M.

The Commission plans to awards approximately $45,000 this fiscal year. Applicants may only receive one mini-grant per fiscal year.


For more information about the First 5 Merced County General Mini-Grant Program, contact Myisha Reed at [email protected]. 

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