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Common Data File Upload System

This application uploads the CA-QRIS Common Data File for each county or regional consortia. These CA-QRIS data will support performance monitoring and reimbursement.

Sites submitted in the Common Data File should include sites supported by the California Department of Education's California State Preschool Program or Infant/Toddler QRIS Block Grants and First 5 Improve and Maximize Programs so All Children Thrive (IMPACT). Sites submitted in the Common Data File should include all local quality levels: Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), Quality Improvement Systems (QIS), and Quality Improvement (QI).

Access the Common Data File Upload System here.

Common Data File Upload Documents

Annual Report System

This application is for use by County First 5 Commissions to statisfy the annual statutory reqiurement to provide First 5 California with details regarding their fiscal revenues and expenditures and also to detail the population that is served by each Commission. The System is available for data entry from July 1st through October 31st of each year

Access the Annual Report System here.

Technical Assistance Contact

If you have any questions on Annual Report reporting, please contact First 5 California at (916) 263-1050 or

County commission annual reports, evaluation reports, and strategic plans should be e-mailed in pdf format with the subject line: "<County Name> Annual Report/Evaluation Report/Strategic Plan" to

Annual Report Information, FY 2017-2018

On April 27, 2017, commissioners approved significant revisions to guidelines for Fiscal Year 2017-18. First 5 California (F5CA) and the First 5 Association collaborated on these revisions to support improved messaging about the work of First 5 commissions. In 2018, F5CA will revise the Annual Report Web-based Reporting System Application to support these revisions.

Annual Evaluation Report - Example Content

This document provides examples for First 5 commissions preparing an annual evaluation report.

Annual Evaluation Report - Samples From First 5 Commissions

Below are samples of annual evaluation reports developed by First 5 county commissions. While the format of these reports varies, each provides details necessary for a reader to evaluate the purpose, goals, and effectiveness of programs implemented.

First 5 Napa County 2015–16 Annual Evaluation Report
First 5 Plumas County 2015–16 Annual Evaluation Report
First 5 Santa Barbara County 2015–16 Annual Evaluation Report
First 5 Tuolumne County 2015–16 Annual Evaluation Report

Help Desk Information

Help Desk assistance for all First 5 California data systems is available to users through the F5System Support Help Desk via e-mail and telephone.

Phone: 916-263-1323
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm (PST), Monday - Friday
(Unavailable on California State holidays)

Please contact the Help Desk to:

  • Add a new user account
  • Change or inactivate a user account
  • Request system support
  • Report a system problem
  • Reset a password
  • Report a security incident
  • Request additional training
  • Request technical assistance
  • Give feedback, share concerns, and suggest enhancements
  • Check on the status of a Help Desk ticket

When requesting assistance from F5System Support, be sure to include specific details regarding the nature of your request. When submitting your request, clearly identify which First 5 California data system you are referencing. If your issue or request cannot be resolved immediately, F5System Support Help Desk will provide you with a response within two business days.

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