On April 30, 2021, RPOSD made a second attempt at rolling out the Measure A Competitive Grant Programs, starting with the programs for Capital Projects. It marked the first-ever opening of the following competitive grants programs:
- Natural Lands, Local Beaches, Water Conservation and Protection
- Regional Recreation Facilities, Multi-use Trails and Accessibility
With $33 million in funding at stake, RPOSD hosted workshops, sent email blasts, and ran a social media campaign to spread the word about the significant opportunity for park development across Los Angeles County. On February 23, 2022, RPOSD was pleased to announce the grant awards, totaling over $26 million to develop, enhance and provide broader access to parks, trails, and open spaces throughout the Los Angeles County region.