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Tips for Finding Grants for Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Sep 24, 2020 9:50:38 AM

Having a playground in your neighborhood provides a safe space for children to get outdoors, socialize and get the body moving in active play. However, most people don't have the ready funding to have one built in their community. While hosting bake sales and other fundraising events can bring in the neighbors who will give donations, another way to get the funding for playgrounds is to find grants.

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Topics: playground planning, Project Budget, funding & grants

Top 5 Resources for Playground Grants

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Feb 21, 2019 2:55:17 PM

Adding a fantastic play structure to your Texas church, school or park is easy thanks to our wonderful May Recreation team. However, one of the biggest hurdles most of our clients have to overcome is funding. Thankfully, there are many options out there. Here are five amazing resources for finding funding for your playground project.

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Topics: Playground Projects, Project Budget

Playground Design & Installation: Where to Start?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Nov 5, 2018 4:57:00 PM

Are you thinking of building a playground but don’t know where to start? Planning for a new playground can be intimidating and overwhelming. Understandably, most people don’t know where to start. It’s easy enough to pick out playground equipment that you like, but there are many other aspect of the project that people don't initially think about. 

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Topics: playground planning, Project Budget

Second Step in Playground Planning: Establish a Budget

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Apr 6, 2017 1:14:09 PM

As with any major project, establishing a budget is a critical step in the process.  Not only do you need to consider the playground equipment itself, but you must also account for the installation and inclusion of other elements for your Total Park Design.

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Topics: Project Budget