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American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
Grants of up to $8,000 to USA parks, schools, day-cares, and nonprofit organizations to install permanent shade structures above outdoor areas where children and youth (up to age 18) play and learn. Eligible locations include playgrounds, eating areas, pool decks, ball field dugouts, and other outdoor locations. Funding is intended for organizations that have shown a commitment to sun safety education and skin cancer awareness.
The grant includes the cost of shade structure materials and installation. In addition to the grant, the AAD also provides a permanent sign to be placed near the shade structure featuring sun-safety tips.
A shade structure is defined by the AAD as being a permanent structure with a roof made of protective materials, such as textile, fabric, metal or wood, and supported by permanent columns or posts. Grant recipients are able to select the size and type of the structure that best fits their outdoor location and meets the AAD’s shade structure criteria. For more information, please see the link to FAQs in the Pre Application Information Field below.
GrantWatch ID#: 163815
The number of winners announced each year is dependent on the availability of funding.
Each shade structure award is a maximum of $8,000.
Shade structure installations must be completed by November 30.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://aad.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/home/1090
If you have additional questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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