(Above) A conservator restores The Wall That Speaks, Sings and Shouts located at Ruben F. Salazar Park.

In September 2020, the LA County Department of Arts and Culture put out a call for experienced and professional consultants to establish a diverse roster of individuals and companies to provide professional development and technical assistance in four categories:

  1. Event Production - including curation, logistics, scheduling, contracting, volunteer coordination, event set-up, event management, event execution, artist relations, and event promotion
  2. Organizational skills development and/or technical assistance - including support for small, medium, and/or large budget arts organizations and/or individual artists (e.g., online platform training, board development, marketing, social media strategies, grant writing, budgeting, archiving)
  3. Training or capacity building for program evaluation and/or data collection and analysis - including both quantitative and qualitative methods as well as literature reviews
  4. Racial justice and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) - including workshops, presentations, or shared learnings for arts organizations, community-based organizations, individual artists, and other Arts and Culture constituents.
  5. Coordination and/or facilitation of Arts Education and Youth Development technical assistance – including events, learning or networking experiences, tools or resources that support the infrastructure, collaboration, and public awareness goals of the 2020 LA County Regional Blueprint for Arts Education (e.g. strategic planning, leadership development, advocacy trainings, etc.)

The following prequalified list will remain active from October 30, 2020 - October 31, 2023

The Roster

11:11 A Creative Collective
4C Lab
Allegra Brown
AMS Planning & Research
Anna Cross
Antonio Cuyler
Arts Connection
Arts for Healing and Justice Network
Arts for LA
Aspire Group
Avenida Productions
Capital Integrated Arts LLC
Catalina Rey
Catalyst Muse
Champion City
Cindy Pease
Center for Nonprofit Management
Clayton Campbell Consulting
Confide Creative
Community Arts Resources
Community Connections LLC
David Mack
Dawn Robinson-Patrick
Estolano Advisors
Evonne Gallardo
Fulcrum Arts
Go As If
Grace Lee
HapaLis Prods
Heather E. Heslup
Jill Newman
Joselyn Wilkinson
Justice + Joy
Karen Constine
Kenny Ng
Leadership Savvy
Leigh Ann Hahn
Mandy Palasik
Meaning Makers Collective
Melissa Valencia
Neal Fultz
Open Top Creativity
Patricia Cariño Valdez
Patti Saraniero
Paul Millet
Presencing Institute
Public Art Company
Rachel Ceasar
Renée Reizman
Rotem Rozental
Sandra de la Loza
Sandy Seufert Consulting
Shift Consulting
Sisters with Invoices
SMU DataArts
Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN)
Susan F. Gray & Company
Susan Swinburne
The Nonprofit Partnership
William Moreno
Wilson and Associates
Zoot Velasco

Please Note: Placement on the Prequalified List does not constitute an offer to contract or promise for remuneration, recognition, or any other thing. Contracts will be awarded based on alignment between the applicants’ qualifications and the needs of specific Department of Arts and Culture PD/TA projects. The Department of Arts and Culture will release a call for proposals to the Prequalified List for every PD/TA project. Proposals will be evaluated based on experience, approach, project alignment and cost.

Professional Development Roster Request For Qualification (RFQ) Info

Cultural Policy Strategic Plan FAQ

Important info about the PD Roster RFQ release on Sep 1, 2022