Playworks

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/19/2020
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Playworks supports learning and physical health by providing safe and inclusive play to low-income students in urban schools. Playworks’ mission is to improve the health and well-being of all children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play. Playworks works with schools to design curriculum and activities that offer play opportunities during recess, lunch, and after-school programs. This grant is a general operating support tie-off grant. (Strategy: K-12 Teaching and Learning)
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.sports4kids.org/ 
Address
517 Fourth Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Playworks supports learning and physical health by providing safe and inclusive play to low-income students in urban schools. Playworks’ mission is to improve the health and well-being of all children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play. Playworks works with schools to design curriculum and activities that offer play opportunities during recess, lunch, and after-school programs. This grant is a general operating support tie-off grant. (Strategy: K-12 Teaching and Learning)
for support of a framework and learning platform to promote safe and healthy play in schools  
Playworks is the only national nonprofit focused on play during the school day. Over the next year, Playworks will focus on encouraging adult learning and building the capacity of teachers and principals to support safe and healthy play at their schools by building out and expanding use of two tools: PlayworksU and the Great Recess Framework. This work advances the Education Program’s commitment to equitable education and improving the conditions for teaching and learning.

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