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 pleased to announce that it has released the 11th Cycle Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP can be found HERE.

The RFP is for fiscal years 2024-25, 2025-26, and 2026-27. Funding for this RFP will only be available for the following sources/categories:

Part One - Proposition K Funds: $11,394,353 (Please refer to the RFP)

Restricted Funds – Available Funding Categories are:

Youth Schools/Recreational Projects (recreation as related to schools only):    $10,650,619
Acquisition of Parks/Natural Lands: $743,734

Part Two - Health Alternatives to Smoking (HATS) Trust Fund: $565,000 (Please refer to the RFP)

Proposals will be received electronically only via e-mail. No hard copy proposals will be accepted. Proposals must be sent via email to engpropkrfp@lacity.org and received no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2023.

Each proposal submission file size must be 20 megabytes (MB) or smaller; or broken up into multiple files not to exceed 20 MB each. The email subject line should stateProp K 11th 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, June 22, 2023.

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 6. 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.

Technical Assistance Seminar Schedule

Date Time Location Google Hangout Link
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

N/A Teleconference TAS Only


Meeting ID: meet.google.com/yar-arym-wcz

Phone Numbers: (US‬)+1 636-707-2319‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

PIN: 426 577 917#‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

N/A Teleconference TAS Only


Meeting ID: meet.google.com/okq-mqtu-nof

Phone Numbers: (US‬)+1 929-299-3520‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

PIN: 774 188 381#‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

N/A Teleconference TAS Only


Meeting ID: meet.google.com/yiq-xvfw-ain

Phone Numbers: (US‬)+1 443-892-3208‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

PIN: 528 889 101#‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

N/A Teleconference TAS Only


Meeting ID: meet.google.com/dus-jnfj-kmn

Phone Numbers: (US‬)+1 361-245-0031‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

PIN: 774 422 131#‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Please RSVP via e-mail at engpropkrfp@lacity.org 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 engpropkrfp@lacity.org.


  1. 11th Cycle Request for Proposal
  2. Letter to Proposer
  3. Technical Assistance Seminar PowerPoint
  4. Q&A from past Technical Assistance Seminar
  5. Sample Grant Agreement