Playground Challenge Grant Program [Off Topic}
- Subject: [cg] Playground Challenge Grant Program [Off Topic}
- From: Adam36055@aol.com
- Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2003 18:17:49 EDT
I include this here for any community garden friendly Parks Dept. folks who
are looking for some recreation center bucks for playgrounds.
from the Foundation Center RFP Bulletin listserv:
Computer Associates and KaBOOM! Announce 2003
Playground Challenge Grant Program
Deadline: April 30, 2003
KaBOOM! ( http://www.kaboom.org/ ), a Washington, D.C.-
based nonprofit organization that helps to build
playgrounds across North America, in partnership with
Computer Associates ( http://www.ca.com/community/ ),
has announced its 2003 Playground Challenge Grant Program.
The program will award twenty grants of $5,000 toward the
planning and construction of playgrounds to eligibleFellowships
community-based nonprofit organizations in the United
States and Canada.
Community groups applying for a grant must demonstrate a
compelling need for a new or improved community playground,
the ability to organize volunteers in the planning and
construction of the playground, and the ability to raise
the additional funds needed to build the playground. Grant
award winners must also commit to building their play-
grounds by April 2004.
For more information about the 2003 Challenge Grants
program and to download an application form, visit the
KaBOOM! Web site.
RFP Link: http://www.kaboom.org/nooz.aspx?id=339
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