We take our responsibility for the health and optimal development of children prenatal through age 5 seriously. We recognize that part of our responsibility includes practicing sound fiscal and contracting practices in addition to developing creative solutions to solve the needs of our community’s youngest children.
We are committed to ensuring that effective programs and services are available to our communities’ children and families. Our efforts to incorporate systemic change in our communities programs and services will help support fiscal sustainability and a long-term continuum of services.
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County is highly effective at long-range program and financial planning, investing in what works, holding service providers accountable to produce results, evaluating the results of investments, and getting the most value possible out of available funds.
Annual Fiscal Timeline
The Annual Fiscal Timeline outlines the important financial events that occur throughout the year. The Fiscal Timeline displays how the fiscal process is worked by FIRST 5 Executive Management Team and how the information flows through and approved by the Personnel & Finance Committee and overall Commission.
The Fiscal Management Team has developed a process that reports financial results, integrates strategic program priorities and builds a Financial Plan to support and execute the strategic direction of the organization. The Fiscal Timeline also outlines the key budget events and deadlines for preparing, reviewing and adopting key financial events during the year.
Year End Reports
At FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, we take our responsibility for the health and optimal development of children prenatal through age 5 seriously. We recognize that part of our responsibility includes practicing sound fiscal and contracting practices in addition to developing solutions to creatively solve the needs of our community’s youngest children.
FIRST 5 Santa Clara adheres to the highest standards in conducting its business and follows sound policies, procedures and detailed business practices in its fiscal and contracting activities. In fact, it’s our responsiveness to identifying and addressing community needs that has made FIRST 5 Santa Clara County a model for the rest of the state.