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A huge thank you to the funders and partners who are helping us to grow the street play movement and make playing out a normal, healthy part of children’s lives.

Esmée Fairbairn

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, a social change funder, is supporting Playing Out through a three-year grant to grow and scale up street play across the UK.

The Tudor Trust

The Tudor Trust supports positive change in communities and has awarded Playing Out a two-year grant towards core costs.

Network for Social Change

The Network has supported Playing Out since the earliest days through a number of project grants, including to build our website and online community, and to support and grow resident ‘activators’ across the UK.

Bristol City Council

Bristol City Council has supported Playing Out in Bristol since the early days in 2010 providing policy support, small project seed funding and – later – bigger health and sustainable transport related funding for our direct work with streets. We’ve had no BCC funding since 2016 but the council is strongly supportive in other ways.

People's Health Trust

An Active Communities Grant is funding a pilot project to enable playing out and community-building in two Bristol high-rise estates.

University of Bristol

Bristol University carried out an evaluation of the playing out model from 2013-16 and is a partner on the Bristol Child-Friendly City project.

If you’re interested in working with Playing Out, supporting the street play movement and bringing about social change, please do get in touch.  We’d love to hear from you.