The Sponsorship Programme for Public Spaces is a regulatory, city-wide instrument and was launched by the municipality of Quito. It is conducted through the publicly owned metropolitan company of mobility and public works (EPMMOP), in collaboration with natural or legal persons, whether public or private, national or foreign, and the community. The resolution on the implementation of the Sponsorship Programme (2018) in the EPMMOP, lays out its objectives, procedures and instructions. Projects which will be implemented through the Sponsorship Programme for Public Spaces, shall promote actions of social coresponsibility in participatory processes for the rehabilitation, maintenance and improvement of public spaces, as well as environmental protection. In order to promote civil society engagement, as soon as the sponsors decided on a project, works will be carried out with the community to activate the spaces.