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Meet Me at the Park – Grants from NRPA and Disney

Meet Me at the Park – Grants from NRPA and Disney

Play is an important part of community and provides a space to gather, grow, learn and share. Organizations are working to help communities bring play to their residents and we can all help spread the word about these opportunities! NRPA and Disney teamed up to provide grants to fund innovative and creative projects that transform parks and improve access to inclusive play spaces for kids (aged 3-11) and their families. Each grant is $30,000 and 25 total grants will be awarded. ...

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BCI Burke Company awarded national cooperative contract with National IPA

BCI Burke Company awarded national cooperative contract with National IPA

BCI Burke Company has been awarded a national cooperative contract by Region 4 Education Service Center, Houston, TX, made available through National IPA, to provide playground and recreation products to government agencies and educational institutions throughout the country. After competitively soliciting the contract, Region 4 ESC awarded the contract to BCI Burke on April 28, 2017. Through the agreement, BCI Burke’s products will be made available to all participants of National IPA. “National IPA is pleased to be partnering with BCI ...

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Fund your playground with grants from Burke!

Fund your playground with grants from Burke!

One of the most difficult parts of playground planning is finding the funding to even start the planning process! Budgets are tight and often it is difficult to even know where to begin finding the dollars for a project. Playground grants are an excellent way to kickstart the fundraising process! Burke has a variety of options for grants finding. From now through June 19, 2015, Burke is offering $1 million of in-kind grants on playgrounds! The application process is simple, ...

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Grant Money Helps Build New Playground

Grant Money Helps Build New Playground

Students at Celia Clinton Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, celebrated their new playground with a ribbon cutting in early October. Not only did the school receive new play equipment, but also two basketball courts and a running track. About $120,000 was spent to make the improvements and much help came through grants provided by the Rotary Club of Tulsa, the Helmerich Foundation and the Sharna and Irving Frank Foundation.

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