Grants

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

Play Everywhere Grants

Funding for Play Everywhere grants are available when a Play Everywhere challenge launches in your city. Check-out our list of open Play Everywhere Challenges below to see if a grant opportunity is open in your area.

We do not recommend submitting an application if there is not an active challenge in your city. Follow @kaboomgrants on twitter or sign-up for our grant alerts to learn when a new opportunity is available.

For a step-by-step walkthrough of the grant application, download the Play Everywhere Grant Guide.

Play Everywhere ChallengeAtlanta | Dallas | Houston | Miami

KaBOOM! and Target are teaming up to help remove barriers to wellness and increase the physical activity of kids and families in communities.

The Play Everywhere Challenge, powered by Target, will award $720,000 for the most 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 - across Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Miami.

The Play Everywhere Challenge application will open on July 24, 2017.

Eligibility

  • Be a registered 501(c)(3) public charity or a federal, state, or local governmental body
  • An agency that is fiscally sponsoring a 501(c)3 public charity or Public Agency, knowing that the grant would be awarded to the sponsored entity
  • Be able to implement the project by April 15, 2018
  • Have a project budget averaging $20,000

The application opens July 24! Learn more about Play Everywhere Challenge. Review our Challenge FAQs and Official Rules for all the details.

Let's Play Everywhere Los Angeles

Let's Play Everywhere LA will award grants to creative solutions that make play a way of life in everyday and unexpected places-- on sidewalks, in vacant lots, at bus stops, in open streets, and beyond-- in the places where families struggle to make ends meet.

The well-being of communities starts with the well-being of kids, and play is critical to their healthy development. Let's Play, an initiative by Dr Pepper Snapple, KaBOOM!, and the City of Los Angeles' Mayor's Office are partnering to provide kids and families with the tools, places, and inspiration to make active play a daily priority.

Timeline

  • 6/01 - First Day to Enter!
  • 7/21 - Application Due
  • 7/22 - Judging Begins
  • 8/18 - Winners Notified
  • 9/15 - Winners Announced

Learn more about Let's Play Everywhere Los Angeles