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We encourage you to visit the Peaceful Playgrounds grants page of our website for grant writing materials and templates. The grants page provides templates to use for Corporate or Foundation Grants. Download
a copy of our Grant Writing Template and get a head start on writing
a successful proposal for implementing the Peaceful Playgrounds Program
in your own school.
Lowe's Toolbox for Education
Each year Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant funds approximately 20 schools across the nation with funds for installing the Peaceful Playgrounds Program.
Toolbox for Education grant program funds school improvement projects
initiated by parents in recognition of the importance of parent
involvement in education.
Peaceful Playgrounds provides a grant writing template and a Free Grant Writing Webinar to assist those schools applying for the grant.
Maximum award: $5,000.
K-12 schools (including charter, parochial, private, etc.) or parent
groups (associated with a non-profit K-12 school).
Deadline: October 16, 2009.
Playground Supervisor Training & Certification|
| NEW REDESIGNED RAPID E LEARNING COURSE||
The Peaceful Playgrounds Online
Playground Supervisor Training
is designed to introduce administrators,
teachers, substitute teachers, physical educators, parents, after school
personnel, and playground supervisors to the responsibilities and
techniques associated with keeping children safe on a playground.
online course will serve as a certified professional development experience. This course details playground surfacing, play structure safety,
and playground supervision.
The course highlights legal supervision
responsibilities and "how to keep kids safe".
Playground supervisor competency is an important factor to ensure good
Adults do not automatically have the skills necessary to appropriately
supervise students at play on a school playground.
Well trained playground supervisors who know how to do the right things
the right way at the right time are the best defense against
Contact for more information: email@example.com
Special discounts for schools and districts.The one hour online course is convenient, inexpensive and can helps supervisors to understand their role and responsibilities."The
course provides facts and information that are valuable for all
playground supervisors. The list of playground
responsibilities and procedures for dealing with behavior problems are
helpful and would be a good base of knowledge for anyone knew to
playground supervision." -Nancy Goettl, Playground Supervisor
| The Prudential Foundation - Prudential Foundation Revitalizing Communities Grants
|The Prudential Foundation promotes sustainable communities by focusing its grant making
on education, economic development and civic infrastructure. Examples
of funded projects are helping to improve schools, promoting
neighborhood activities, and preserving parks and playgrounds.
amounts vary. Eligible applicants include tax-exempt organizations
under Section 501(c)(3) or agencies that are members of the Federal, or
any State, County or local Municipal government.
Please contact The Prudential Foundation for more specific grant information and to apply: http://www.prudential.com/view/page/public/12373
|Announcing Peaceful Playgrounds
"Learn to Play" U.S. Map Stencil Giveaway
Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc. has announced their new "Learn to Play" U.S. Map Stencil Giveaway Program.
Enter today to win the geographically and proportionally accurate
educational stencil which is Peaceful Playground's best selling playground stencil.
A winner will be selected each quarter and no purchase is necessary to win. Enroll your school today by signing up for the U.S. Playground Map Stencil Giveaway on the Peaceful Playgrounds Website.
|Lego Children's Fund Grant
The LEGO Children's Fund
will provide quarterly grants for programs, either in part or in total,
with a special interest paid to collaborative efforts and in providing
matching funds to leverage new dollars into the receiving organization.
We will give priority consideration to programs that both meet our
goals and are supported in volunteer time and effort by our employees.
Foundation awards grants to qualified tax-exempt organizations (as
determined under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code)
including educational organizations as defined in USC 26 § 170 (C) with
specific, identifiable needs primarily in these areas of support:
* Early childhood education and development
* Technology and communication projects that advance learning opportunities
* Sport or athletic programs that concentrate on under-served youth
are no restrictions on grant amounts up to the quarterly allocation.
Typical awards, however are between USD $500 and USD $5,000.
Deadline- Ongoing. Application Procedures.
We hope that you will find this grant information helpful. Please don't forget to visit the Peaceful Playgrounds Website
for more grant information.
Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D.
Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc.
951-245-6970 Fax 951-245-6956
17975 Collier Ave. Unit 5
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530