Apply for a Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Grant
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Project Learning Tree (PLT), a program dedicated to promoting youth development through environmental education, offers funding opportunities for service-learning projects that improve schools or restore natural habitats.  Grants are available up to $1000 to help implement environmental improvement projects.

Deadline: September 30

For more information, and to apply, c…
 June Play Nice Newsletter
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) put out a safety alert regarding summer sun and the resulting hot playground equipment and the risk of burns.  Plastics, rubbers and metal equipment and surfacing have a potential to become hot enough to burn a child.

Download the CPSC Burn Safety Awareness Fact Sheet

Additional Playground Safety Articles and Information:

Can Playgrounds Be Safe? 

USA Track & Field and Let’s Move!

Active Schools have teamed up to make RunJumpThrow accessible to millions of kids across the country. Beginning August 2015, USA Track & Field will award a $1,000 scholarship/equipment grant to one school every week for one year leading into the 2016 Olympic Games, to be used for purchase of a RunJumpThrow equipment kit.

RunJumpThrow scholarships are exclusively for schools enrolled Let’s Move! Active Sc…