Monday, June 25, 2012

KaBOOM! Let’s Play Community Construction Grants Announced

The Dr Pepper Snapple Group and KaBOOM! are now offering grants for organizations to purchase playground equipment in accordance with the KaBOOM! community-build model.

Grantees will receive $15,000 to help acquire the playground equipment, as well as access to planning tools on the Our Dream Playground website, one-on-one planning support from KaBOOM! and post-build support from KaBOOM! alumni. Grantees are expected to share best practices and challenges through the Our Dream Playground website.

Applications are open to U.S. based municipalities, neighborhood associations, schools, day care center, and nonprofit organizations without a playground or with unsafe play equipment. Applicants must own the land or possess a long-term lease and have permission from the land owner to build a playground.

KaBOOM! is specifically looking for communities with a demonstrated need for a playground, as well as the project’s impact on the area and its capacity to engage the community.

Applications are due July 20. For more information and to apply, please click here.

3 comments:

  1. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I enjoyed the tips you are providing on your website. playground equipment can make one’s entertainment and health fit. Thanks for the information……..

    ReplyDelete
  3. Thanks for sharing the useful information. I too shared this info with my friends and family.
    Playground Equipment

    ReplyDelete