Learn the how to write a grant

Good grant writers follow a proven formula that results in successful funding and most importantly, grant implementation.Topics Covered:  1. The do’s and don’ts of grant writing,  2. Critical elements necessary for getting your grant-funded, 3. Strategies and support provided by Peaceful Playgrounds in your grant writing efforts and 4. The success formula for writing your grant.Don’t miss this opportunity to hear p…
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BOKS and The Reebok Foundation are awarding $1,000 to up to 300 schools for the 2014/2015 school year! These Activation Grants are intended to help get kids moving in a fun way to wake up their bodies for a day of learning with BOKS.

BOKS Lead Trainers who sign the BOKS pledge are invited to apply for the BOKS Activation Grant to support the launch of BOKS in their elementary schools.

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The Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools in the U.S. Department of Education announces the release of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) grant application (CFDA 84.215F).

Program Description: The Carol M. White Physical Education Program provides grants to LEAs and community-based organizations (CBOs) to initiat…
I will be writing grants for a small rural private school. There are so many grants I've seen that don't want to fund private or rural schools. Is there any tips for sorting through the huge mass of funding sources to find the one's we're eligible for?


It's true that finding grants for private schools is difficult. Peaceful Playgrounds is a resource that sorts through the mass of grants that are available and p…
January Featured Article

A grant is a monetary award given by a government agency, foundation, corporation, or other entity to another body in order to plan, implement or operate a particular program or fund a particular project.

This month's feature article is called: Ten Tips for Getting Your Grant Funded. It includes:

General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids and Lowes Toolbox for Education grant application templates which upon request…
Each year Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant funds approximately 20 schools across the nation with funds for installing the Peaceful Playgrounds Program.

Lowe's 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 f…
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.

Award 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 lo…
Join us as we walk you through the grant writing process so you can get the new Head Start Body Start Play Space you deserve for your center.

We’ll cover the guidelines for proposal preparation and instructions including: conducting a Play Space Assessment, how to develop a budget, gathering a support team, project evaluation, how to identify potential media outlets in your area and writing press releases that draw attention to your new Head Star…
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Are you feeling the financial pinch? Do you feel like you need to do more with less? Yet, you know staff training is the key to teacher quality. Why not check out our new online learning course or free Peaceful Playgrounds Webinars? Save in travel costs and teacher release time. Peaceful Playgrounds Online Courses are on demand. Meaning teachers and staff can take them at their convenience.

Here's a link to our two online courses: Peac…
Peaceful Playgrounds has many resources to assist you with writing your PEP grant.

One of the best resources is our Writing a Successful PEP Grant Webinar. The next PEP webinar will be Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 10:00 AM PST - Free registration for this date!

Another resource can be found on the Peaceful Playgrounds Grants page of the website where we have a special section entitled: Everything you need to Succeed in applying for a 2009 PEP G…
Peaceful Playgrounds is hiring a grant writer. Prior experience in writing Federal Grants is preferred. Experience with the PEP grant process a plus.

Applicants should send a current resume and a listing of successful grant applications. Apply to Melinda@peacefulplaygrounds.com Please do not call prior to sending resume. Open until filled.
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Grant Writing for Beginners
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Writing a Successful PEP Grant
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Physical Education for Progress (PEP Grant) Requests for Proposals are set to be released by the Department of Education on Jan. 15, 2009. Peaceful Playgrounds will post the application and related information on this blog and on our website grants page as soon as it is available. As usual it will be a short timeline for writing the grant as they are due on March 6, 2009.

Don't forget to visit our Grants webpage for resources and informatio…