Grant Writing Advice and Tips: The Grant Helpers Blog

Playground Grants

Posted by Tammi Hughes on Wed, Feb 28, 2018 @ 08:02 AM

We get a tremendous number of requests from municipalities for help finding grants that fund playground upgrades. Such grants are highly sought-after and thus extremely competitive.  If you seek to create or refurbish playground equipment in your community, we can help you put your best foot forward. Below are a few grant opportunities to get you started.

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Grants for Playgrounds

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Wed, Feb 1, 2017 @ 10:02 AM

The numbers are shocking. Over 10 million children are totally inactive and 33 million are not active to healthy standards. A former general surgeon stated that this could be the first generation of kids that will be less healthy and have a lower life expectancy than their parents. One important step to get kids playing is creating access to safe and fun playgrounds. However, money to pay for them does not always come easy. The grants below can help.

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Three Ways to Justify a Playground Grant

Posted by Tammi Hughes on Thu, Jan 21, 2016 @ 08:01 AM

Even as the cold weather grips the nation it is time to start planning ahead for spring and summer projects. We have had several requests recently from municipalities and non-profit organizations hoping to fund new playgrounds or to make upgrades to existing playgrounds. Below we will give you three ways to justify funding for a new or upgraded playground. These examples will hopefully help you think outside the box when you start looking for grant funding for playgrounds. If you come up with any additional ideas, please respond.

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