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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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

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

New York State Parks Grant Program

Grant Provider: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $5,000-$200,000

State:  New York

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

Myra Fox Skelton Foundation

Grant Provider: Wells Fargo

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $2,000-$10,000

State:  Wyoming

Description: To assist with community and economic development

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Grant Provider: Minnesota Department of Transportation

Type:  Transportation Safety & Convenience

Amount: Varies

State:  Minnesota

Description: To construct and maintain bicycle and pedestrian facilities

MetLife Foundation

Grant Provider: MetLife

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

Description: To empower people to lead healthy, productive lives and strengthen communities

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

Mattel Children’s Foundation

Grant Provider: Mattel

Type:  Families in Need

Amount: Varies

Description: To improve the lives of children in need and to promote the health of children all over the world

Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund

Grant Provider: Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund

Type:  Conservation

Amount: Varies


Description: To conserve wildlife and open spaces of agriculture throughout the state

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

Grant Provider: Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: $5,000-$100,000

Description: To work to create better schools and communities with projects that have permanent impact such as facility enhancement and landscaping

Lockheed Martin Grant Program

Grant Provider: Lockheed Martin

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Varies

Description: To highly invest in the quality of life in the communities where employees work and live