Grant Opportunities For Playgrounds

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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Quality of Life Grants

Grant Provider: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Type:  Special Needs

Amount: Up to $25,000

Description: To help improve communities for individuals living with paralysis and their families

Program on Human and Community Development

Grant Provider: John and Catherine MacArthur Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  New York

Description: To support the community through economic development and education

Office of Partnerships and Grant Services

Grant Provider: District of Columbia

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

Description: To help improve the deliverability and sustainability of community services

North Dakota Community Foundation

Grant Provider: North Dakota Community

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  North Dakota

Description: To improve the quality of life in communities throughout the state

McConnell Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: McConnell Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Up to $50,000

State:  California

Description: To focus on youth, education, and livable communities

Kaiser Permanente Community Health Initiatives

Grant Provider: Kaiser Permanente

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: Varies

Area: California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Mid-Atlantic, Northwest

Description: To support innovative efforts to increase nutritious foods, physical activity, economic vitality, safety and wellness in local schools, workplaces and neighborhoods

Indiana Community Improvement/Development Grants

Grant Provider: SIA Foundation - Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  Indiana

Description: To improve the quality of life and to help meet the needs of residents

Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  Colorado

Description: To enrich the quality of life and strengthen communities

Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Initiative

Grant Provider: Missouri Foundation for Health

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: Varies

State:  Missouri

Description: To establish healthier communities and eliminate childhood obesity

Federal Highway Administration Programs (FHWA)

Grant Provider: U.S. Department of Transportation

Type:  Transportation Safety & Convenience

Amount: Varies

Description: To provide funding for trails, bicycle and pedestrian projects

Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $5,000-$25,000

States:  Minnesota,  North Dakota

Area: Clay County, Minnesota; Cass County, North Dakota

Description: To support collaborative efforts that help address a specific community need/issue

Ethel S. Abbot Charitable Foundation Grant Program

Grant Provider: Ethel S. Abbot Charitable Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  Nebraska

Area: Greater Lincoln and Omaha, and western Nebraska

Description: To improve the quality of life and strengthen communities