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3rd grade reading
begins at birth.

Adequate prenatal care, high quality early learning opportunities
and optimal language development are some predictive factors
that shape this milestone.

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You are their
first teacher.

We are committed to partnering with you
because we understand your child learns
from you everyday.

Helpful Resources

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Our impact

We have helped to ensure children are better prepared
for school, screened earlier for special needs and
raised in nurturing families.

View Funded Programs Map

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the needs
of families.

Through our focus areas we invest in long-lasting
efforts on behalf of children, families, professionals
and communities.

On the Air

Media Partners
Making Kids Matter

Teaming up with local media in award-winning and unique ways to educate parents and the community.


African American infant mortality rates increased by 87%

Central Valley Health Policy Institute identifies barriers and highlights opportunities for improving the odds for African American babies in Fresno County.  Download the full report here.

News & Announcements

Join Our Team!

We’re hiring! Click here for more information about the Business Officer position, here for the Program Officer position and here for the IMPACT Regional Coordinator position.

Millions Awarded to Community Partners

The First 5 Fresno County Commission today awarded $10.6 million to 14 different organizations to provide services to young children and their families across Fresno County.  Read more…

Investing in Young Children and Families