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Build a Playground

Need a playground in your community? KaBOOM! offers money and know-how to make your playground dreams come true.

Our Build it with KaBOOM!, Build it Yourself, and Creative Play Grants can help your community take bold steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects.

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KaBOOM! Grants

Opportunities to help communities take steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects

Build it with KaBOOM!
Build it Yourself
Creative Play Grants

Alumni Network
Have you completed a playground build in your community? Join our Alumni Network!
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Tools and Resources

Opportunities to help communities take steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects

Build it with KaBOOM!
Build it Yourself
Creative Play Grants

Build Day Photos
See how it comes together in our photo galleries.

» Photo Galleries

Enhancement Projects

These step-by-step instructions for benches, murals, and more will transform any playground into an inviting community space.

Browse projects by category or difficulty
How to build benches
How to paint murals and more

Fund a KaBOOM! build
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