Check It Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: Let’s Play Playground Construction Grants

Funded by: KABOOM! & Dr. Pepper Snapple Group

Description: A National Partner of KaBOOM!, Dr Pepper Snapple Group has made a $15 million, three-year commitment to the organization as part of the company’s Let’s Play initiative. Let’s Play is a community partnership led by Dr Pepper Snapple Group designed to get kids active nationwide. Together through Let's Play, DPS and KaBOOM! will build or fix up 2,000 playgrounds by the end of 2013, benefiting an estimated five million children across North America. For more information about Let's Play, visit letsplay.com Dr Pepper Snapple & KaBOOM! are excited to offer $9,000 grants to qualifying organizations to be used toward the purchase of Imagination Playground in a Cart. The total cost of the Imagination Playground in a Cart is $11,100 plus shipping and handling (approximately $2,000). Please read through the information about Imagination Playground in a Cart, eligibility for the grant, and grant commitments to see if your playspace can receive and support this grant. In order to complete the application, fill out the Parts I – IV and submit no later than September 30, 2011.

Program Areas: Health/PE

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter Schools

Proposal Deadline: 9/30/2011

Average Amount: $9,000.00

Email: grants@kaboom.org

Website: http://kaboom.org/build_playground/get_funding/grants

Availability: All States