National Expansion of Playworks: A Program that Promotes Physical Activity and Play at Schools (Phase 2)

The Foundation's program, National Expansion of Sports4Kids: A Program that Promotes Physical Activity and Play at Schools - 2008-2012, was designed to support the second phase of a national expansion of Sports4Kids, an innovative program that uses play to promote physical activity and youth development in schools.This second phase of funding for Sports4Kids will: (1) expand the program to 650 low-income schools in 27 cities; (2) provide fee-for-service technical assistance to more than 4,000 schools annually; and (3) build Sports4Kids into a flagship organization with a national voice for promoting play as the single most effective strategy for promoting physical activity and ultimately improving children's health and well-being in school.

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Grant Details

Amount Awarded $18,734,344.00

Awarded on: 4/29/2008

Time frame: 7/1/2008 - 5/14/2012

Grant Number: 63981

Grantee

Playworks Education Energized

380 Washington Street
Oakland, CA, 94607-3800

510-893-4180
Website

Elizabeth A. Cushing
Project Director

510-768-7355
Email

Jill Cates Vialet
Project Director

510-338-4262
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