Grant Opportunities

Find out more about the latest grant opportunities to help you in funding your playground project. PlayCore has curated a comprehensive funding guide that identifies grant opportunities that begin at the local community level, all the way to cities, states, and internationally.

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Zanvyl & Isabelle Krieger Fund

Grant Provider: Krieger Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $2,500-$25,000

Description: To improve health and the environment with the focus on underserved communities

Winthrop Rockefeller Fund

Grant Provider: Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $250-$5,000

State:  Arkansas

Description: To enrich and improve community development through education and economics

Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation Awards

Grant Provider: Weyerhaeuser

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $1,000 minimum

States:  Alabama,  Arkansas,  California,  Colorado,  ,  Georgia,  Idaho,  Illinois,  Kentucky,  Louisiana,  Michigan,  Mississippi,  Missouri,  North Carolina,  Oklahoma,  Oregon,  Tennessee,  Texas,  Washington,  West Virginia

Description: To build up strong communities and help strengthen the community as a whole

Wells Fargo Corporate Giving Grants

Grant Provider: Wells Fargo

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

States:  Alabama,  Alaska,  Arizona,  Arkansas,  California,  Colorado,  Connecticut,  ,  Florida,  Georgia,  Idaho,  Illinois,  Indiana,  Kansas,  Maryland,  Michigan,  Minnesota,  Mississippi,  Montana,  Nebraska,  Nevada,  New Jersey,  New Mexico,  New York,  North Carolina,  North Dakota,  Ohio,  Oregon,  Pennsylvania,  South Carolina,  South Dakota,  Tennessee,  Texas,  Utah,  Virginia,  Washington,  Wisconsin,  Wyoming

Description: To build up strong communities and help strengthen the community as a whole

Union Pacific Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Union Pacific Corporation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Up to $10,000

Area: Areas in which employees live

Description: To improve cultural and educational facilities and community based programs

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

Grant Provider: U.S. Department of Transportation

Type:  Transportation Safety & Convenience

Amount: $820 million nationwide

Description: To move ahead in the 21st Century Act that funds programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives

TIGER Discretionary Grants

Grant Provider: U.S. Department of Transportation

Type:  Recreational Trails & Facilities

Amount: $600M

Description: To assist with investments in road, rail, transit and port projects

The Winston-Salem Foundation Community Grants

Grant Provider: The Winston-Salem Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  North Carolina

Area: Forsyth County, North Carolina

Description: To support arts and culture, education, healthy, human services, community development and building social capital

The Seattle Foundation

Grant Provider: The Seattle Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  Washington

Description: To support education, health and human services, arts and culture, and the environment

The Phelps County Community Foundation

Grant Provider: The Phelps County Community Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  Nebraska

Area: Phelps County, Nebraska

Description: To enhance the quality of life for residents

The Parks and Recreation Trust Fund

Grant Provider: North Carolina State Parks

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Typically < $500,000

State:  North Carolina

Description: To build and renovate facilities in the surrounding state parks

The Nutro Company ROOM TO RUN Dog Park Appreciation Project

Grant Provider: Nutro Company

Type:  Animal Facilities

Amount: Varies

Description: To create dog parks and off-leash areas for more suitable facilities for pets and pet owners