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Now Accepting Annual Allocation Grant Applications!

Since Measure A was approved by voters in November 2016, RPOSD has diligently worked with park agencies, community organization, industry experts, and the general public to gain insight and recommendation for its effective implementation. By now, you have already registered on our Grants Management System (GMS) and attended the mandatory Annual Allocation Workshop as a potential grantee.

So, what’s next?

Well, we are now excited to announce you can finally apply for grants under the Annual Allocation Grant Programs on GMS!

Log into your GMS account to apply:

If eligible*, your agency or organization will be able to view the following funding opportunities currently open for application:

  • Annual Allocation Funding – Acquisition v19
  • Annual Allocation Funding – Development v19

Review each funding opportunity to learn more about program details and eligibility, then start applying!

*All agencies and organization interested in learning more about the Annual Allocation Grant Program can read more about it on our Measure A Grants Administration Manual. As this is only one of the various grant programs under Measure A, get ready for more funding opportunities to start opening up in the future!

RPOSD is excited to receive your application and assist you on the next steps to get Measure A funds rolling to park projects and open space initiatives across our county. Relevant technical assistance resources have been created and can be accessed via the Manage Your Measure A Grant page under ‘Grants’ tab on the menu bar.

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Litigation Against Measure A Ends in RPOSD’s Favor

The litigation against Measure A that was filed early 2017 has now concluded in RPOSD’s favor. We Will continue our current progress in the release of Measure A funds for Annual Allocation Grant Programs, which includes the Community-based Park Investment Program and the Neighborhood Parks, Healthy Communities, &Urban Greening Program. These grants will be available soon, so keep an eye out for the upcoming application workshops announcements!

RPOSD will seek direction from the Board of Supervisors, acting in their capacity as RPOSD’s governing body, on when to move forward with the Competitive Grant Programs.   

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Measure A Registration Webinar Now Available

You can now watch RPOSD’s Measure A Registration Webinar here. Please remember it is mandatory for a grantee to either attend or watch the workshop prior to registering into our Grants Management System. For more information and resources regarding this new process, please refer to the “Manage Your Measure A Grants” page on our website.

For your convenience, you can print out your own copies of the slides here.

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Annual Audit Statements Now Available

RPOSD’s independently audited financial statements for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018 is now posted under our Guides and Report section and available to all as a reference.

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Draft for Measure A Grants Administration Manual Available

Measure A’s Grants Administration Manual, the final document outlining grant guidelines and policies, will recommended for approval by the Board of Supervisors, acting in their capacity as RPOSD’s governing body, on January 29, 2018. The manual is reflective of the work the Measure A Steering Committee and echoes the goals and visions outlined in Measure A as well as the Proceedings of the Steering Committees. The draft, among other documents created in the Measure A implementation process, is posted in the ‘Measure A Implementation‘ section under the ‘Funding’ tab located on this website’s menu bar.

 

 

 

 

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Measure A Implementation – Park Funding 103 (Fall 2018)

The Regional Park and Open Space District is pleased to invite you to attend

Measure A – Park Funding 103: Getting Investment Ready!

All meetings will cover the same Measure A topics:

    • Enrolling with RPOSD
    • Maintaining Good Standing
    • Measure A Community Engagement
    • Applying for Annual Allocation Grants

    Please note that competitive grants will not be covered at this meeting, as these grants will not be available until ongoing litigation is resolved.

    See the attached flyer for meeting dates and locations, and let us know you’re coming by using Eventbrite to RSVP. If you have any questions, please contact Sara Keating (skeating@rposd.lacounty.gov).

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

     

Specific location addresses available upon registration.

 

Event Schedule

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2018-2019 Maintenance & Servicing Excess Funds Program

Program funds are available to agencies whose Excess Funds projects are complete and the grants are closed.  Instructions for M&SE can be found in Part II of the updated Maintenance and Servicing Policy Memorandum.  Signed original Maintenance and Servicing Excess Funds payment requests must be received at the District no later than Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by 12:00 p.m.  For more information, please contact your Program Manager or call (626) 588-5060.

Announcement of 2018-2019 M&SE Funds Program (Click on the M&S Excess Funds Program Tab)

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Proceedings of the Measure A Implementation Steering Committee

As meetings for the Measure A Implementation Steering Committee draws to an end, we would like to thank all Steering Committee members for their dedication and hard work …

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Executive Fellowship Opportunity

RPOSD and FUSE Corps are seeking an executive-level fellow to pilot a first-of-its-kind Technical Assistance Program for Measure A. Interested? Learn more here!

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Community Engagement Meetings

Learn about Measure A – the Local Park Funding Measure, the upcoming grant programs, and how to get involved!

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