Community Connections

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Community Connections Grants (CCG) and Community Connections Grants for Housing Communities (CCGHC)​

First 5 Sacramento provides mini grants, up to $5,000, for people like you, who are interested in organizing activities that promote the health & well-being of young children while building relationships with other members in the community. Applications are released in mid-August​ and in mid-February.

Step 1. Find out what it’s all about! Read CCG Frequently Asked Questions.

Step 2. Brainstorm ideas with other people who want to join you in making a difference in your community!

Step 3. Contact Alejandra Labrado at 916-876-5873 to discuss your idea. 

Step 4. Submit a mandatory Statement​​​ of Intent to Apply.

Still want more information? Check out these helpful handouts:

Funded Projects: Get inspired and check out CCG projects in your community.

Community Connections Grants for Housing Communities (CCGHC)

First 5 Sacramento is now offering grants to housing communities.  These grants are specifically for housing organizations who would like to work in collaboration with their residents to create activities that benefit families with children ages 0-5 years old.
CCGHC Application


2-1-1 is a 24-hour a day, 7 days a week free information resource. Anyone can call for information and assistance with connecting to a broad range of community resources, including but not limited to children’s services, health services, housing, financial assistance, employment, food programs, and more. Assistance in different languages is available.

​What We Do

Linking families to important services and supports and helping them build healthy and safe communities for their children.​​

​Why We Do It 

A connected community, where people know each other and help each other, can significantly improve conditions for a safer place to raise children.


Alejandra Labrado​, First 5 Community Connections Program Planner