Funding Posts

How To Kickstart Your Playground Funding Project

Wednesday, 29th May 2019 9:36 am
Securing funding for your playground project can be a difficult, tiresome process and you may not always know where to start, but remember, you don’t have to see the whole staircase, just the first step. Playdale have put together a host of information, ideas and resources to help kick-start your playground funding project and help […] Read more

School playground equipment ideas

Friday, 11th October 2019 11:04 am
It’s a well-known fact that as well as being fun, physical activity is not a break from learning, it’s also an investment in improving academic performance. In July 2019 the Department for Education (DfE) released a School Sport and Activity Action Plan to promote a joint approach to the physical activity and mental well-being of […] Read more

The long-lasting benefits of investing PE and Sport Premium funding

Friday, 10th July 2020 2:00 pm
Being active is absolutely vital for our children’s mental and physical health now more than ever. With the PE and Sport Premium funding stream continuing in 2021 and any unspent funds from 2020 being carried over there has never been a better time to consider the best ways to utilise this funding. How can this funding help schools? The […] Read more

Where Can I Find Playground Funding Grants?

Wednesday, 11th April 2018 3:01 pm
Joining a playground committee is enjoyable and a valuable contribution to the local community. Playground committees are in charge of playground funding and maintenance. Committees are made up of a chairperson, secretary and treasurer which are necessary for the committee to exist. Other members help in various ways without having a formal role – they […] Read more

Additional HS2 funding available for community projects

Monday, 19th March 2018 4:33 pm
Two types of funding are available to local communities to help with the disruption that has been and will be caused by the construction of Phase One of the high-speed railway High Speed Two (HS2); the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF). This railway is aimed to be […] Read more