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Chicago Plays! Highlights the Importance of Parks and Playspaces!

Chicago Plays! Highlights the Importance of Parks and Playspaces!

Cities around the country are recognizing the importance of parks and recreation spaces and the sense of pride and community they can bring to neighborhoods. Chicago is taking a lead on this with the Chicago Plays! initiative. Launched in Spring of 2013, Chicago Plays! has a goal to build and improve parks throughout the city so that every Chicagoan is within a ten minute walk of a park. BCI Burke is excited to be part of the fun and has ...

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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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