Recreation and Cultural Facilities

Recreation and Cultural Facilities LA for Kids Program (Proposition K & Health Alternatives To Smoking (HATS) RFP)

The L.A. for Kids – Proposition K Program is proud to announce that it has released the 10th Cycle Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP can be found HERE.

The RFP is for fiscal years 2022-232023-24, and 2024-25. Funding for this RFP will only be available for the following sources/categories:

Part One - Proposition K Funds: $16,145,276 (Please refer to the RFP)

1. Restricted Funds – Available Funding Categories are:​

  1. ​Youth Schools/Recreational Projects (recreation as related to schools only): $10,650,619
  2. Aquatic Upgrades: $500,000
  3. Urban Greening: $195,823
  4. Acquisition of Parks/Natural Lands: $2,728,734

2. Unrestricted Funds of $2,070,100 – will be available for all eight (8) categories.

These funds will be available for all eight (8) categories (1. Regional Recreation/Education Facilities, 2. Neighborhood At-Risk Youth Recreation Facilities, 3. Youth Schools/Recreational Projects, 4. Aquatic Upgrades, 5. Athletic Fields, 6. Lighting, 7. Urban Greening, 8. Acquisition of Parks/Natural Land)

Part Two - Health Alternatives to Smoking (HATS) Trust Fund: $1,230,933 (Please refer to the RFP, pages 13-15)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of all parties involved, proposals will be received electronically only via e-mail. No hard copy proposals will be accepted. Proposals must be sent via email to and received no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

IMP: Each proposal submission file size must be 20 megabytes (MB) or smaller, or broken up into multiple files not to exceed 20 MB eachThe email subject line should stateProp K 10th Cycle Proposal – Agency Name – Project Title

If one agency is submitting multiple project proposals, each project proposal should be submitted separately.

Proposals and all required documents are due on or before 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Proposals received after this time will be deemed non-responsive and ineligible for Prop K and/or HATS funding.

Due to the technical nature of required materials for the Proposition K and HATS Trust Funds, it is mandatory that potential proposers attend one of the four (4) virtual Technical Assistance Seminars (TAS). Also due to the current pandemic, all TAS will be conducted virtually. The schedule for the TAS is shown below and posted in the RFP on page VII. It is mandatory that potential proposers attend one of the four TAS and sign in with City staff during the meeting.

Potential proposers who do not attend a TAS and sign in, will not be eligible to submit a proposal.


Date Time Google Hangout Link
March 10, 2021
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
March 24, 2021
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 14, 2021
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 28, 2021
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Please RSVP via e-mail at at least three working days prior to the seminar date the proposer wishes to attend. Provide the TAS date you will attend and name of the potential proposer entity. Please make sure that the attendee signs in at the TAS, so that your agency receives credit for attendance at one of the four sessions.

For further information, please e-mail at


  1. 10th Cycle Request for Proposal
  2. Attachments to the RFP
  3. Technical Assistance Seminar PowerPoint
  4. Q&A from past Technical Assistance Seminar
  5. Sample Grant Agreement