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Grants to Provide Communities with New Playgrounds

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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KaBoom!

Deadline Date:

09/30/11

Description:

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Grants for $15,000 for non-profit organizations, schools and municipalities that are in need of playground equipment. The purpose of this grant is to support local schools and communities with fun, safe, and clean playgrounds. Awardees must purchase the playground equipment from one of the preferred vendors that will provide new concepts in free-play playground designs and provide sustainable manufacturing.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125968

Estimated Size of Grant:

$15,000

Term of Contract:

1 year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

U.S.-based non-profit organization or governmental subdivisions

In order to be eligible for the grant, you must meet the following criteria:

* Award can only be used towards the purchase of playground equipment from a KaBOOM! Preferred Vendor (http://kaboom.org/build_playground/more_resources/kaboom_preferred_vendors).
* Applicant (future playground owner) must own the land or possess a long-term lease and must obtain permission from the land owner.
* Playground project cannot be supported through any other KaBOOM! funding.
* Playground project must be a part of the Project Planner as a part of the application process.
* Scope of playground project must include a total equipment purchase of a minimum of $24,000 and a maximum of $40,000.
* Project must be completed within a year of award.
* Demonstrated ability to maintain the playground and fulfill commitments of the grant program.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

KaBOOM!
4455 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite B100
Washington, D.C. 20008

Phone: 202-659-0215
Fax: 202-659-0210
grants@kaboom.org

Twitter: @kaboom
Facebook: facebook.com/kaboom

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