Funding Posts

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 2

Tuesday, 13th April 2021 1:00 pm
In Part 2 of our Funding Blog, we focus on Charities and Community Groups, and using social media as a powerful tool. Find the funding you need to build the playground of your dreams. For Schools & Parish Councils, please see Part 1 of our blog here.. Consulting the community can be especially useful for […] Read more

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 1

Thursday, 1st April 2021 2:50 pm
We at Playdale are very aware of the community focal point that a good playground can provide, and what a positive impact they can make. A playground can represent a hugely positive asset to a community or public space. Even with the best will in the world, a quality, fun and hard-wearing playground can represent […] Read more

Government Sports and PE Funding 2021

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 1:37 pm
Schools play a vital role in keeping young people active and the pandemic has had a huge impact of their ability to keep facilities open. The Education Company, in partnership with the Association of Play Industries have put together an up-to-date and comprehensive list of all the main Government funding and grants available specifically for […] Read more

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 2022 and any unspent funds  being carried over until July 2022  there has never been a better time to consider the best ways to utilise this funding. How can this […] 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