The Play Everywhere Challenge is a national competition that has awarded $1 million in prizes to 50 winners across the U.S. who are committed to bringing play to everyday spaces, making play easy and available for kids and families.
$1M Competition Helps Kids Access Innovative Play Spaces
Countless studies have shown that play is critical to the health and well-being of kids, and cities are increasingly recognizing the urgency of designing communities for kids and their families. Too many kids across the U.S.— especially those in low-income neighborhoods— are not getting the play they need to thrive.
KaBOOM! announced today a national competition that will award $1 million in prizes for the best replicable, scalable innovations in city redevelopment and design that help make play easy, available and fun for kids and families. The Challenge, developed in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Target, Playworld, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the...