Center-based early care and family child care providers are encouraged to attend one of two informational meetings on Riverside County Children & Families (First 5 Riverside) Commission’s latest funding opportunity focused on Early Care and Education Improved Access & Quality. A Request For Application (RFA) is scheduled for release May 1. Details about qualifications needed, RFA and the e-procurement process will be shared at meetings held May 8 and 19. The May 8 meeting will take place at 10 a.m. in the Palm Springs Unified School District Technology Room at 1000 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste. C in Palm Springs, CA 92262. The May 19 meeting will be held at First 5 Riverside main offices at 2002 Iowa Ave., Ste. 100 in Riverside, CA 92507. First 5 Riverside supports early childhood development services and partnerships benefiting young Riverside County children. For more information, visit www.rccfc.org or call 800-266-3880.