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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Kerr Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Kerr Foundation Inc.

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

States:  Arkansas,  Colorado,  Kansas,  Missouri,  New Mexico,  Oklahoma,  Texas

Description: To focus on education, health, cultural development, and community service

Kansas Health Foundation Recognition Grants

Grant Provider: Kansas Health Foundation

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: Up to $25,000

State:  Kansas

Description: To create and to improve healthier communities throughout the state

Grant Provider: JC Penney

Type:  Physical Activity

Amount: Varies

Description: To improve health and activity throughout the nation

Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program

Grant Provider: Home Depot

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Up to $2,500

Description: To help improve the physical health and well-being of communities

Highmark Foundation Grants

Grant Provider: Highmark Foundation

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: Varies

State:  Pennsylvania

Description: To address family health, chronic diseases and service delivery systems

Hartford Foundation Regular Grants

Grant Provider: Hartford Foundation

Type:  Health & Wellness

Amount: Maximum amount is $500,000

State:  Connecticut

Description: To promote health in communities, schools, and neighborhoods

Harley-Davidson Foundation

Grant Provider: Harley-Davidson

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

States:  Alabama,  Missouri,  Pennsylvania,  Wisconsin

Area: Talladega, Alabama; Kansas City, Missouri; York, Pennsylvania; Franklin, Milwaukee, Menomonee Falls, Tomahawk and Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Description: To create healthy, thriving communities by placing an emphasis on education, arts and culture, health and the environment

Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund

Grant Provider: Great Outdoors Colorado

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Varies

State:  Colorado

Description: To create and maintain high quality recreational areas and facilities

Grant Provider: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Type:  Outdoor Recreational Areas & Facilities

Amount: Varies

Description: To provide financial assistance to states preparing outdoor recreation

Governor’s Community Partnership Grants

Grant Provider: West Virginia Department of Commerce

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

State:  West Virginia

Description: To assist with community and economic development

George A. Margaret Mee Charitable Foundation

Grant Provider: The Mee Foundation

Type:  Community Development

Amount: Varies

States:  New York,  Pennsylvania

Area: Broome and Delaware Counties, New York; Cameron County, Pennsylvania

Description: To support education, community and recreation, health and human services, arts and culture

Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60)

Grant Provider: The Food and Nutrition Service and FUTP

Type:  Physical Activity

Amount: Up to $4,000

Area: All schools that activate FUTP 61

Description: To improve school nutrition and physical activity