Public Space Activations RFP

Request for Proposals – Public Space Activations


NYCDOT invites interested non-profit organizations to propose activations for its public space programs, including Weekend Walks, Seasonal Streets, and Pedestrian Plazas! This request seeks to create a list of non-profit organizations that can provide activations to enhance NYCDOT’s public spaces and events. While funding is not guaranteed, approved organizations may be called upon and funded to provide activations to NYCDOT public spaces and events throughout the City. All types of non-profit providers are encouraged to respond! Activations can include performance, dance, bike education, fitness demonstrations and classes, healthy eating, healthy lifestyle, craft making, literacy promotion, educational experiences, and more! All proposed activations must be suitable for outdoor spaces/events, free of charge to the public, and accessible to all New Yorkers.

Please refer to the links below to for more information on the RFP. The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 24th, 2019.

Submissions must be submitted using the RFP application and sent to by activations@dot.nyc.gov by the deadline.

2019 Activations RFP Guidelines
2019 Activations RFP Application
2019 Activations RFP Questions as of 10/16/2019