Grant and Fundraising Resources

Current Grant Opportunities

Building Better Communities Grants - Apply Today!

In partnership with the American Water Charitable Foundation, NRPA is pleased to announce the continuation of grants to build nature-based play areas and promote water stewardship education in select communities. The Building Better Communities program awards grants in the range of $50,000 to $150,000 for projects creating natural play areas and nature-based playgrounds. The list of eligible communities and grant requirements is available in the grant application. Application deadline is December 5, 2014 - Apply Today!

For more information contact Jimmy O'Connor


NFL PLAY 60 After-School Kickoff Grants- Apply Today!

Through a partnership with the NFL, the NFL Network and NRPA, local park and recreation sites in 12 designated NFL markets can help fight childhood obesity and support health and physical activity in after-school programs through the NFL PLAY 60 After-School Kickoff grant. This grant provides the opportunity to receive funding support and equipment to complement after-school physical activities and health and wellness education programs.

The 12 designated NFL markets are within the surrounding metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Phoenix, Buffalo, Kansas City, Chicago, Denver, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, San Diego, Seattle or Tampa Bay.

Eligible local park and recreation sites must be located within 30 miles of the NFL team training facility and/or NFL team stadium within the designated NFL markets. Application deadline is November 27, 2014 - Apply Today!

For more information contact Shannon Smith.

Fundraising Resources

If you are interested in learning more about NRPA's fundraising resources please contact Rebecca Wickline at 703.858.2163.

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