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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Play Everywhere Playbook

Play Everywhere Playbook

Our newest resource, the Play Everywhere Playbook, is a toolkit for championing and creating kid-friendly, playful cities.

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New Play Everywhere grants for Southeast Michigan and Western New York

New Play Everywhere grants for Southeast Michigan and Western New York

The Play Everywhere Challenge, supported by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, will award $720,000 in grants to winners with great Play Everywhere ideas to integrate play into everyday life and unexpected places.

Submit your idea beginning March 5

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.

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



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!

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Map of Play

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


Dr Pepper Snapple Group

The CarMax Foundation

Foresters Financial


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Annie E Casey Foundation

Bezos Family Foundation

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation


Health Care Service Corporation

Kaiser Permanente



Yokohama Tire Corporation