The Lords Taverners Outdoor Play grants programme has re-opened for applications.
Through the programme, special schools catering for children with severe learning and physical disabilities can apply for funding towards outdoor play equipment. Funding is available through the Outdoor Small Packages programme for play equipment packages of up to £15,000 and the Outdoor Major Packages programme for play equipment packages of up to £35,000. Play time’ is proven to improve children’s physical and mental health, help develop emotional responses and learning skills and improving basic numeracy and literacy.
Since 2009 the Lord’s Taverners have provided outdoor play equipment to 83 special schools, benefiting nearly 8,000 pupils.
There is currently no closing date for applications.