If you are looking for an insider’s view of what it is like to fundraise, and then build, a community playground you should check out the Valley Family Fun article at http://www.valleyfamilyfun.ca/index.php/blog/how-build-playground/.
The author, Laura Churchill Duke from Nova Scotia, has helped raise the funds and build 2 beautiful, inclusive, destination playgrounds. The article walks you through how everything from forming a committee to writing grant applications to building the play equipment. Laura also covers everything in between – including a list of charities and donors that could be potential partners.
It is inspiring to see what contributions a dedicated group can make to their community!