Playground Fund

Categories: Children, Early Childhood, Quick Review, Youth


To support capital and other needs of playgrounds, especially those that encourage community use and/or are handicapped accessible.

Typical Grant Size

$1,000 to $2,000

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations within the eight-county region around Rochester (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties). Applicants may only receive one playground grant per year.

Application Due Date(s)

Rolling application; no deadline. Applications are reviewed in the order they are received.


To apply, please complete this Project Brief Application and send to Kate Kidera (contact info below). Also, please include a letter using the letterhead of the nonprofit organization and provide the following information: The need for the grant; how your need meets the criteria of this grant; the amount requested; and the specific purpose(s) for which the grant will be used.

Notification Date(s)

Usually within three weeks of receipt of application.


Kate Kidera
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-1912

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