For eligible projects that serve PNA Study Areas designated as High or Very High Park Need
Additional park development consulting services are available for projects that serve communities in High or Very High Park Need Study Areas. The goal is to achieve park and open space equity by supporting the development of park and open space grant applications that result in: 1) more high-quality park acreage, 2) increased recreational access, 3) trails, 4) improved amenities; and 5) jobs in communities that have been identified as High or Very High Park Need Study Areas in the Los Angeles County Park Needs Assessment.
Navigating the District’s TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
ON THIS PAGE, you will learn more about TAP SERVICES specialized towards eligible projects that serve PNA Study Areas designated Park ‘High-Need’ or ‘ Very-High-Need’.
If your organization is interested in providing consulting for TAP eligible projects and becoming a Qualified Vendor, you should refer to TAP PARTNERS.
To find the latest information on workshops, toolkits, and other nonspecialized TAP resources available to everyone, you should refer to TAP INFORMATION & RESOURCES.
For general information about Measure A and Proposition A funding, such as accessing details about existing grants on the Grants Management System or maintaining your park inventory on LA Parks Portal, refer to the tabs under GRANTEE on the menu bar.
Are you eligible for TAP Services?
Eligible Park Development Entities must be registered with RPOSD and in Good Standing. These can include:
- Cities, Unincorporated Areas in Los Angeles County
- Los Angeles County Departments
- Joint Power Authorities (JPA)
- Non-profits Organizations
- Community Based Organizations
- Other Public Agencies
The TAP Services on this page refers to an exclusive resource for communities in High or Very High Park Need Study Areas.
Click on the button below to learn more about how Study Areas are designated and Park Needs are measured.
What are Study Areas with High or Very High Park Need?
This map has been extracted from the 2016 Park Needs Assessment Report, which played a significant role for Measure A.
Applying for TAP
A Step-by-Step Process
Support for All Stages of Development
Using the RPOSD Request for Statement of Qualifications, RPOSD will establish a list of qualified Vendors with specialized skills for projects across all stages of park development:
Community Outreach and Engagement
Development of New Park Idea, Concept, or Innovation
Park Planning, Design, and Multi-benefits
Application and Grant Writing for Project Funding and Co-Funding
Existing Measure A Grantee
If you are a business entity, community-based organization, or individual with adequate experience and skills, you can find additional information about becoming a qualified TAP Partner.
Other Measure A Funding Opportunities:
Community-based Park Investment | Funding Category 1
Neighborhood Parks, Healthy Communities, & Urban Greening | Funding Category 2
Natural Lands, Local Beaches, Water Conservation and Water Protection | Funding Category 3
Regional Recreation Facilities and Multi-use Trails | Funding Category 4
Acquisition Only | Funding Category 3 & 4
Recreation Access | Funding Category 3 & 4; Measure M
Youth and Veteran Job Training & Placement | Funding Category 5
Maintenance & Servicing (M&S) of Measure A Grants