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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Rasmuson Foundation

Grant Provider: Rasmuson

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  Alaska

Description: To demonstrate strong leadership, clarity of purpose, and cautious use of resources

Rapid Response Grants

Grant Provider: Advocacy Advance - Biking & Walking

Type:  Transportation Safety & Convenience

Amount: Varies

Description: To allow advocacy organizations to win, increase and preserve public funding in their communities

Quality Health Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Quality Health Foundation

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: Varies

State:  Maryland

Description: To achieve more meaningful participation in the community and promote physical and mental health

PeyBack Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: PeyBack Foundation

Type:  Youth Development

Amount: Varies

States:  Colorado,  Indiana,  Louisiana,  Tennessee

Description: To provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk, with focus on programs that occur outside of a typical school day

Peter Kiewit Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Peter Kiewit Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Up to 50% of total project cost

States:  California,  Iowa,  Nebraska,  Wyoming

Area: Western Iowa, Sheridan, Wyoming and Rancho Mirage, California

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

People for Bikes Community Grant Program

Grant Provider: People for Bikes

Type:  Transportation Safety & Convenience

Amount: Amounts up to $10,000

Description: To assist in supporting bicycle infrastructure projects and advocacy initiatives

Park and Recreation Development Fund

Grant Provider: South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Varies

State:  South Carolina

Description: To provide recreational opportunities for the overall community

Outdoor Recreation Grants

Grant Provider: Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Up to $100,000

State:  Missouri

Description: To create and maintain high quality of outdoor recreational

Otto Bremer Grants Program

Grant Provider: Otto Bremer Foundation

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: No Limit

States:  Minnesota,  North Dakota,  Wisconsin

Description: To move a community forward in meaningful, powerful, and broad-based ways

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Grant Provider: Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Varies

State:  Ohio

Description: To create and maintain high quality of outdoor recreation

Nike Employee Grant Fund

Grant Provider: Nike

Type:  Physical Activity

Amount: $5,000-$20,000

Area: Areas in which employees live

Description: To create spaces for healthy activity and more implement on physical activity

NFL Play 60 Super School Contest

Grant Provider: National Football League

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: $10,000

Description: To create youth health and wellness through funding climbing walls, walking trials, and new equipment