Finding grant funding for recreation centers can be a challenge that often depends on the stage of your project. For instance, if you are starting from scratch, securing funding for land or a physical building may take precedence. If you have already completed those initial steps, then you may need grants for program development, equipment, or even personnel. Whether you are starting at the beginning or looking for specific program funding, below are some grants for recreation centers.
Recreation is one of the most frequent funding requests we receive. Below are a few recreation grants that will fit a wide variety of needs.
Finding grants for recreation centers provides a great example of looking at a wide variety of funding categories. One such category is grants for overall community betterment, which can include recreation centers. Take a look at the Corning Foundation grant below for an opportunity in this category. Recreation centers can also be funded by grants that help prevent obesity and keep people active. The Children’s Obesity Fund, detailed below, will fits that category. Sports are often a large part of recreation centers, so grants that support sports needs are another funding category. Check out the details of the Finish Line Youth Foundation grant program for an example of this category.