Fresno Regional Foundation will grant approximately $205,000 for the 2014 Youth Grant Cycle. There are two funding priorities: Helping Children Succeed by 3rd Grade; and College Readiness, Access, and Attendance. Of the total amount, approximately $100,000 is for Helping Children Succeed by 3rd Grade. Grants will support organizations that provide educational programs for children ages 0-8. The remaining $105,000 is designated for College Readiness, Access, and Attendance programs in Dinuba, Cutler-Orosi, Orange Cove, Parlier, and Reedley, as stipulated by the D.S. Mitsuoka Fund. Please review details below. Organizations may only apply to one funding priority.

We strongly recommend that interested applicants participate in one of the two Youth Grant Information Sessions listed below:

Grants Information Session (In-Person)
Date:  Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Woodward Park Regional Library
944 East Perrin Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720
To RSVP: Click here 

Grants Information Session (Webinar)
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.
To Register: Click here 

NEW THIS YEAR: Letter of Interest requirement
The 2014 Youth grant cycle is requiring a Letter of Interest (LOI) to be submitted as an initial step in the grant application process. From the LOI, FRF’s Youth Grants Committee will “invite” a limited number of non-profit Community Benefit Organizations (CBOs) to submit applications. Letters of Interest must be submitted by Wednesday, April 16 at 5 p.m.

Select LOIs will submit Organizational Profile Forms and full Applications byTuesday, May 20, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or (559) 226-5600.


Program Staff
Fresno Regional Foundation