Playground Grant Resources

Peaceful Playground has numerous playground grant resources to assist you in writing your grant.

Playground Grant Resources

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Are you planning to include Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program in a Grant Proposal?

Below are some playground grant writing resources:

The Peaceful Playgrounds Program Kit includes several activity guides, rule books, program overview video, problem-solving strategies, and permanent game and activity designs painted on the blacktop.  Peaceful Playgrounds unique games are created using our easy-to-use playground stencils.

Add the Equipment Package to fully implement the Peaceful Playgrounds Program.

Community Transformation Grants

Grants support the implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based community preventive health activities. Playground markings are a popular intervention strategy for childhood obesity.

 Grant Writing For Beginners (Course)Recess Doctor School Playground Grants

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear practical advice from an experienced and successful educational grant writer. Dr. Bossenmeyer’s grant writing has secured more than $10 Million in funded educational grants. Visit our Online page to register for this training!

Winning Grants Powerpoint Presentation & Handouts

Winning Grant






Working with winners talks about working with community partners and companies to submit a Grant Proposal.

Winning Grants
Winning Grants

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School Grant Writing Tips

Ten Tips to Getting Your Grant Funded (Article)

A grant is a monetary award given by a government agency, foundation, corporation, or other entity to another body in order to plan, implement or operate a particular program or fund a particular project.

Learn how to get your playground grant funded.

Playground Funding Sources

  • 21st Century Learning
  • Healthy Start
  • Physical Activity
  • PA and Nutrition
  • School Age Child Care Development
  • After School Education and Safety Programs

School Playground Grant Clearing Houses

Looking for more information on grants and resources? Check the Grants Clearing Houses below or sign up for our free monthly Peaceful Playgrounds Grants Newsletter which are full of current funding opportunities.

  • Grants 4 Teachers Your complete online resource for information related to K-12 grants. Focus is on the needs of teachers, particularly K-12 educators. Their goal is to help teachers save time and money by maximizing their online experience.
  • eSchool News online This online version of a monthly magazine contains a grants section with regularly updated grant, scholarship, professional development, and other funding opportunities for both educators and students.
  • GrantsAlert This Web site’s goal is to “make life a little easier for those who devote their time to searching for education grants and identifying new funding opportunities for their organizations, schools, districts, consortia, and state education agencies.”
  • Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies, and encompasses over 900 grant programs offered by the twenty six Federal grant-making agencies. It streamlines the process of awarding over $350 billion annually to state and local governments, academia, not-for-profits, and other organizations.
  • SchoolGrants A collection of resources and tips to help K-12 educators apply for and obtain special grants for a variety of projects. The site offers fundraising ideas, sample proposals, grant writing tips, and scholarship information.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy A useful free feature on this site is the “Deadlines” section. On the left side toolbar under “Features,” click on “Deadlines.”   You can then search for open funding opportunities by topic area such as, “children and youth” or “community health.” The results of your search provide you with a list of open grants, a short description, their deadline, and a link to their web site.
  • Grantsmanship Center The Grantsmanship Center has a state map that allows you to search for grant making foundations and community foundations in your state. Search results provide direct links to foundation Web sites.

 Articles on Playground Grants

 School Playground and Garden Grants (Grants Database)

Ten Tips for Getting Your Grant Funded (Article)

Grant Writing for the Beginner (Course)

Benefits of Recess

Grant Writing Templates and Successful Grants