Does your neighborhood need to build a new playground or fix up an existing playground? Do you know of a community group or school that has a significant need for sports equipment? If so, apply for a Let’s Play grant from one of our outstanding Let’s Play partners.
Let’s Play Grants that Provide the “Tools” to Play
Let’s Play Before & After Photo Contest Grants
Let’s Play Before & After Contest Grants are awarded to winners of the online contest in which youth-serving organizations and schools across the country are encouraged to submit pictures of their used, worn-out sports equipment for the chance to have it replaced with brand-new sports equipment. The grants range from $1,000 in brand-new sports equipment all the way up to a grand prize of $15,000 in new sports equipment. For more information about the Before & After Photo contest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let’s Play Physical Activity Equipment Kits
The $1,000 Let’s Play Physical Activity Equipment Kits are available to qualifying schools, and after-school programs that provide a variety of activities to their participants. These kits will include a variety of sports equipment that will help enhance Physical Education or after-school programming. Potential grantees must complete the Good Sports application to be considered. Click here to learn more.
Let’s Play Youth Sports Grants
The Let’s Play Youth Sports grants are available to community organizations and schools across the U.S. that provide sports/recreational opportunities to the youth within their communities. Approved applicants will have the opportunity to receive a donation of $10,000 in brand-new sports equipment and apparel to support their efforts. These Let’s Play Youth Sports Grants will make play possible across all types of sports and activities. For more information about the Let’s Play Youth Sports grants, please click here.
Let's Play High School Challenge
The Let’s Play High School Challenge grants are limited to qualifying high schools. The high schools must submit a :60-:90 video on the theme “Because of Sports…” for a chance to win a complete makeover of their athletic department and PE programming. Click here for the contest rules and to enter. The grand prize is a $100,000 sports equipment grant. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
Let’s Play Grants that Enhance an Existing Play Space or Provide a New “Space” to Play
Let’s Play Community Construction Grants
Multiple $15,000 Let’s Play Community Construction Grants are available for qualifying U.S.-based organizations to be used toward the purchase of new playground equipment, which will be built using the KaBOOM! community-build model. Grantees must complete the playground project within 12 months of receiving the grant. Apply online at apply.kaboom.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Let’s Play Video Contest Grants
$20,000 Let’s Play Video Contest Grants will be awarded to winners of the online Let’s Play Video Contest, which will kick off on April 4, 2016. Playground grants will be awarded to qualified organizations that receive the most votes in the online voting period, which runs June 13 - June 24, 2016. Contact email@example.com to learn more.