- Type: Foundations
- Category: Not Stated
- Source: KaBOOM!
- Award Min: Not Stated
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- Deadline: Rolling
- Funding Available: Not Stated
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Q. We are in the midst of applying
to become a
501 (c)3 non-profit. Are we eligible?
A. Yes. Our ideal candidates are 501 (c)
non-profits. If your organization is applying for non-profit
we can still consider your application.
Q. We run a private daycare
facility. Are we
eligible for a KaBOOM! build?
A. Applications from private
facilities are considered on a case by case basis.
facilities may be viable for a KaBOOM! build if many
children receive scholarships or outside funding to
the program. Our ideal candidates are 501 (c) 3
applications from for-profit groups will be less
Q. Our organization does not serve
families. Can we still apply?
A. KaBOOM! strives to work in
with the most need and gives preference to sites in
communities and/or those that serve children with
Q. Our organization would love to
playground but we cannot open the playground to the public
liability reasons. Can we still be considered for
A. Yes. We understand that operating a
playground may not be possible for many Community
Partners and do
not make this a requirement. KaBOOM! is
interested in seeing as
many kids as possible benefit from each
of our playgrounds and some
of our funding opportunities do
require that the playground be open
to the public.
Q. Can we apply if we do not own
the land of our
proposed playground site?
A. Yes. In order to build with
organization that does not own the land of the proposed
site we will need to receive written consent from
Q. Oh no! I am so excited to apply
but I just
found out that my school district does not allow
install the playground! Is there any way we could
of this opportunity without having volunteers
A. No. Our mission is to create
playgrounds through the participation and leadership
communities. Community volunteerism is the cornerstone of
mission. We have worked with community partners in the past
have overcome this challenge with their school district.
recommend that you create a playground project
on """">Our Dream Playground, which you
can use as
a forum to post your question and to get advice from
Can you imagine collaborating with friends and neighbors
build your community a new place to play? Can you imagine a
playspace materializing in just one day? If so, a Build it
KaBOOM! Grant may be the perfect opportunity for you!
Thanks to the generosity of our many corporate partners,
has ongoing opportunities for community organizations to
We are currently doing outreach to locate potential
Partners in "/"//"">cities
and towns across North
America to create playgrounds with
KaBOOM! and our
corporate partners in 2014. Ideal Community
Partners are usually
child-serving non-profit organizations, but
can be community
development organizations, neighborhood
coalitions, schools or
any organization that can mobilize a
volunteer force and is in
need of a new playground!