Play matters for all kids

Kids are missing out on the childhood they deserve. Play is disappearing at home, at school and in communities, particularly for the 14 million children living in poverty.

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22 new Play Everywhere Challenge winners!

22 new Play Everywhere Challenge winners!

KaBOOM! and the Built to Play initiative, supported by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, proudly announce the winners of the second Play Everywhere Challenge. The Play Everywhere Challenge is awarding a total of $1 million for 22 projects across Western New York and Southeast Michigan.

Explore the designs and descriptions of our 2019 winners

Let's Play Dream Playground Contest winners

Through its Let's Play initiative, Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) has partnered with KaBOOM! to help provide kids and families with the tools, places and inspiration to make active play a daily priority. Together, we've awarded five $20,000 playground equipment grants to communities through the Let's Play Dream Playground Contest to get more kids playing.

Watch the winning communities' videos

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that ALL kids get a childhood filled with the balanced & active play they need to thrive

Play Everywhere

Play Everywhere

A new playspace concept that transform everyday spaces into imaginative places for kids to play.

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Grants

Grants

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

Map of Play

Find great playgrounds near you!

The Map of Play is a community generated guide to playspaces across the United States. Find a playspace near your location or add, rate and review your family's favorite places to play today!

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Our partners

More than 275 organizations 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.

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