Emerging Playwright Awards and The Best of PlayGround Festival – a fully-produced showcase honoring the best seven emerging writers and their short work selected from among the thirty-six works developed as part of the Monday Night PlayGround series.
PlayGround Intensives – short playwriting lectures and masterclasses, led by distinguished PlayGround alumni and leaders in Bay Area theatre. Classes may be taken individually or collectively to form a complete playwriting curriculum.
Commissioning Programs – PlayGround currently provides seven full-length commissions each year, including the June Anne Baker Prize, PlayGround Fellowships and alumni commissions.
New Play Production Fund – PlayGround awards $25,000 each year to Bay Area theatres in support of the premiere of new plays by local playwrights.
Young Playwrights Project – PlayGround and Bay Area high schools partner to enable young writers to find their own expressive voice through the creation, development, and production of short plays.
Publications – PlayGround publishes the best short works from each season in the ongoing compilation series, The Best of PlayGround.
Podcasts – PlayGround and KQED produce audio recordings of PlayGround-developed short plays for distribution as streaming audio and audio download (podcast) via KQED's weekly reading series, The Writers' Block.