Children are missing out on the childhood they deserve. Play is disappearing at home, at school and in communities, particularly for the 15 million children living in poverty. Learn why play matters

Play Everywhere Challenge

Play Everywhere Challenge— $720,000 in grants for Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, & Miami

KaBOOM! and Target are teaming up to increase physical activity for kids in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Miami. We're awarding $720,000 in grants for creative solutions that help incorporate play into the daily lives of kids on sidewalks, in vacant lots, at bus stops, in open streets and beyond.

Learn more about the Play Everywhere Challenge— application opens July 24!

PLAYce for Kids Day

PLAYce for Kids Day

This fall, KaBOOM! will build its 3,000th playground! To celebrate this milestone, we are hosting PLAYce for Kids Day to spotlight the invaluable role of play in the lives of kids. Join our celebration with a donation or by hosting your own PLAYce for Kids Day event.

Get involved with PLAYce for Kids

KaBOOM! is
the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive

Play Everywhere

Play Everywhere

KaBOOM! creates and catalyzes great places to play. Cities need to be designed with opportunities to play everywhere.

Donate to KaBOOM!

Donate

Help KaBOOM! change the course of kids lives by assisting communities in providing balanced and active play.

Grants

Grants

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

Find great places to play near you with the Map of Play!

The Map of Play is a community generated guide to playspaces across the country. You can find playspaces near your location or add a new playspace and help other people find great places to play wherever they may be!

Find or add a playspace today!

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Our Partners

More than 275 companies have partnered with KaBOOM! to bring play to underserved children. As a result, our partners have engaged employees, empowered communities, built stronger brands and given kids the childhood they deserve.

Meet our Partners

Target

Dr Pepper Snapple Group

The CarMax Foundation

Foresters Financial

Disney

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Annie E Casey Foundation

Bezos Family Foundation

Delta

Health Care Service Corporation

Kaiser Permanente

UnitedHealthcare

Yokohama Tire Corporation