Dr Pepper Snapple & KaBOOM! – Let’s Play Community Construction Grants

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Subject: Community Development, Youth Development, Child Welfare, Health, Physical Activity
Deadline: Oct. 9, 2014

"Dr Pepper Snapple & KaBOOM! are excited to offer $15,000 grants to qualifying U.S.-based organizations to be used toward the purchase of playground equipment that will be built using the KaBOOM! community-build model.
Applicant must:

  • Own land or have permission to build.
  • Spend $24,000 to $40,000 on playground equipment (not including surfacing, site prep, freight, contractor fees, benches, and other non-playground equipment items).
  • Work with a KaBOOM! Preferred Vendor (BCI Burke, Landscape Structures, Playworld Systems or Miracle Recreation).
  • Use the KaBOOM! community-build model to plan and build the playground.
  • Finish project within 12 months of award.
  • Serve a low-income population.
  • Demonstrate a strong need for a new playspace in the community."

Funder: Dr Pepper Snapple & KaBOOM!
Eligibility: "Municipalities and child-serving nonprofit organizations without a playground or with existing equipment that is unsafe for children are eligible for this opportunity."
Amount: $15,000.
Contact: Link.