Ways to Fund Playground Equipment
Easy Ways to Buy & Fund Your Playground
Once you know how much your new Grounds For Play equipment is going to cost, the next step is to look at the different ways to buy or fund your playground. We've made it easy to buy by taking away the lengthy bidding process by teaming up with numerous cooperative purchasing agencies.
Cooperative Purchasing Programs
BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative is an online purchasing cooperative that provides members with access to thousands of items that have gone through a competitive procurement process, which eliminates the time and cost associated with placing bids.
This program also saves time by allowing customers to purchase an array of products from one location. Awarded vendors offer members a set discount. Grounds For Play’s discount for BuyBoard members is 10% off our MSRP catalog prices. BuyBoard members include school districts, cities, counties, universities, other governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations.
Through the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), Grounds For Play has been fully evaluated and approved as a supplier to HGACBuy, which is a government-operated cooperative purchasing program that any state and local government can use.
Formed in 1975, it is a nationwide procurement service that now has over 7,500 members. The H-GAC is a regional council of governments operating under the laws of the state of Texas. The H-GAC Board awards all contracts, which can then be made available to local governments nationwide.
Procurement programs eliminate the time and cost associated with placing bids as vendors have gone through the vetting process. This program also saves time by allowing customers purchase an array of products from one location. Awarded vendors offer HGAC members a set discount on products and/or services. Grounds For Play’s discount for HGAC members is 10% off our MSRP catalog prices. There are many government entities such as school districts, hospitals, and non-profits that can purchase through procurement programs.
The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization is available to all public agencies, institutes of higher education, political subdivisions, and, in some cases, non-profit organizations in states who have obtained a NASPO ValuePoint Participating Addendum. Currently, our parent company, Superior Recreational Products, has partnered with the following states under NASPO ValuePoint Master Agreement No.: 6482.
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- New Mexico
- South Dakota
- New York
- And More!
Marlin Capital Solutions
Marlin Capital Solutions provides financing on commercial equipment for small and mid-size businesses. Their customers include equipment dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and small business establishments. Marlin has an exclusive financing service with our parent company, Superior Recreational Products, so Grounds For Play equipment will be available through this service.
When you finance you preserve credit lines, are not a liability on credit, and will receive tax benefits. Equipment, surfacing, install, and freight are all available for financing through Marlin Capital Solutions. To start the financing process, use the button below.