Publication

Community Report, 2015-2016

Our “Community Report, 2015-2016” provides a brief snapshot of First 5’s recent activities and outcomes, organized around our strategic investments in early learning, family support, and health and early intervention. pdf_thumbnails_link...

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Publication

School Readiness Report, 2015-2016

First 5 San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District are pleased to present, “School Readiness in San Francisco, 2015-16,” a comprehensive report on the preparedness of children to meet the early academic and social demands of...

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Press Release

Are San Francisco Kindergarteners Ready for School?

Report Shows Record Levels of Preschool Attendance but Troubling Gaps in Other Essential Supports Sixty-two percent of San Francisco children entering kindergarten last year demonstrated proficiency in the early academic and social skills necessary...

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Article

San Francisco Family Resource Center Video Brochure

An outreach problem for family resource centers is that family resource center can mean so many different things. First 5 San Francisco and our funded family resource centers identified this issue 10 months ago and have been working together to...

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Article

National Voices, Local Efforts Convening #QualityTalks

Across the U.S., cities are increasingly playing a leadership role in advancing early education. Over the years, we have been fortunate to learn from and help inform other municipal early education initiatives. This past week, we again had an...

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Article

2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards

The annual Excellence in Teaching Awards is based on a competitive nomination process, focusing on teaching excellence, years of work and peer evaluations, as well as evidence of family engagement, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to creating...

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Article

Awardees Shine Brightly on Teacher Appreciation Night

This commentary was submitted by volunteer contributor Matthew Rector, Program Administrator, First 5 San Francisco. For seven years, I’ve stood in the White House with America’s finest public servants; private sector innovators; our best...

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Article

NOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABILITY

Training Family Support Workforce First 5 San Francisco announces the Availability of Funds for Training Family Support Workforce. Approximately $158,000 is available for the period of 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2017 and provisionally renewable up to one...

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Article

CURRENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

2016 Fiscal Agent Request for Qualifications – $50,000 The purpose of this solicitation is to secure fiscal services for First 5 San Francisco’s quality improvement and support services. The overall objective of this RFQ is to identify an agency...

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Publication

First Steps Report, 2014-2015

The “First Steps Report” compiles a variety of data about young children, ages 0-5, and their families in San Francisco. Data are organized into five sections, four of which correspond with the strategic goals of First 5 San Francisco. Data are...

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