Resources

Are you interested in setting up a play association in your area? 

We believe every child should have access to outdoor play area and we are more than happy to support anyone else who is interested in spreading our mission.

Here we have gathered a list of useful links to get started!

Funding 

Here are some places where you can apply for funding.

Awards for all 

This is a National Lottery funded scheme offering funding from £300 to £10,000 to support community projects.

Jack Petchey Foundation 

Funds projects for young people aged between 11 and 25 in London. It supports projects that help young people to overcome problems and to develop self-esteem.

BBC Children in Need 

Awards grants to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people.

Training and Support

Here are some useful links to places where you will find training and support to help you build your community projects.

Tower Hamlets Council for Voluntary Services(THCVS)

This is an independent membership organisation for voluntary, community faith and social enterprise organisation in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

East London Business Alliance (ELBA)

ELBA builds the connection between businesses and the community in East London and acts as a channel for business skills and experience to contribute to social regeneration.

Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets

A quality accredited member of the national body for volunteer centres, Volunteering England, it provides a comprehensive and responsive volunteering infrastructure service to all volunteer-involving organisations and volunteers in Tower Hamlets.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

NCVO gives voices and support to voluntary and community organisations.

VolResource

VolResource provides practical information for running a voluntary organisation.

Other play organisations

Have a look at the work of some of the other play organisation in the UK.

London Play

Play England

Play Wales

Play Scotland

Play Board – Play in Norther Ireland

Sugradh – Play in Ireland