Project PlaySmart 2024

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Volunteers of America South Central Louisiana's Partnerships in Child Care Divisions is pleased to announce the release of its 2024 Project PlaySmart Makeover Application

This year, thanks to the generous LA School Readiness Tax Credit donations received from local businesses, you can apply to receive one of the following Project Playsmart awards in your region.  The following will be awarded in both the Acadiana/Lake Charles region and the Greater Baton Rouge Region for a total of 8 makeover winners.

  • Two Grand prize winners each receiving a $15,000 makeover
  • Two runners-up each receiving a $10,000 makeover


TO APPLY:

  • Review the 2024 Project PlaySmart Application Guidance document(see below) for eligibility, application requirements, and other detailed information.
  • Download and complete the Application Budget Form. (see below) This will be uploaded in your online application in the next step.
  • Complete your 2024 Project PlaySmart Application online using the Jotform link. (see below)
  • Applications must contain answers to all questions, include three photographs of the classroom needing a makeover, and the completed budget form. Late applications will not be accepted.  

Project PlaySmart Application Guidance

Project PlaySmart Application

Project PlaySmart Application Budget Form

THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR TYPED APPLICATION IS NOON ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2024.

*Please be sure to review all thee documents carefully and direct any questions  you may have to playsmart@voascla.org.

Eligible parishes include:

Greater Baton Rouge Region: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana

Southwest, Central & Acadiana Regions: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Vermilion, Vernon

Project PlaySmart is funded by our School Readiness Tax Credit donors. To learn more, click here!