Proposition 10

On November 1998, California voters passed the California Children and Families Act of 1998. The act levies a tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products with the intent to provide funding for early childhood development programs, in addition to establishing a State Commission and local County Commissions for this purpose. 

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Community Development Mini-Grants - Announcement

Community Development Mini-Grant Award Announcement: On April 2, 2015 The Imperial County Children and Families First Commission moved to award FY 2015-2016 Community Development Mini-Grants for applicants submitting a complete Step-Two Application for consideration. A total of five Mini-Grant Projects were selected with an aggregate allocation of $81,736.00.

A register of agencies selected by the Commission with their respective award under Step-Two of the Community Development Mini-Grant Application process for FY 2015-2016 is listed as follows:




  • City of Brawley Public Library




  • Imperial County Child Abuse Prevention Council




  • Imperial County Breastfeeding Coalition




  • Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program




  • Sister Evelyn Mourey Center



For a summary of recent mini-grant awards click BabyBlockson any of the following:

Mini-Grants Awarded during Fiscal Year 2013-2014

Mini-Grants Awarded during Fiscal Year 2014-2015

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Mini-Grant FY 2021-2022 Application