Grants support the implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence-based community preventive health activities. Playground markings are a popular intervention strategy for childhood obesity.
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Winning Grants Powerpoint Presentation & Handouts
Working with winners talks about working with community partners and companies to submit a Grant Proposal.
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.
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Playground Funding Sources
21st Century Learning
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.”
Grants.gov 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.