The Department of Arts and Culture seeks qualifications from experienced and professional consultants to establish a diverse prequalified list of individuals and/or companies to provide professional development and technical assistance services on an as-needed basis.

Types of Consulting Services Needed

  • Event production: curation; logistics; scheduling; contracting; volunteer coordination; event set-up, management, and execution; artist relations; event promotion.
  • Organizational skills development and/or technical assistance for small, medium, and/or large budget nonprofit arts organizations and/or individual artists (e.g., online platform training, board development, marketing, social media strategies, grant writing, budgeting, archiving).
  • Training or capacity building for program evaluation and/or data collection, analysis, and visualization including both quantitative and qualitative methods as well as literature reviews.
  • Racial justice and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) workshops, presentations, or shared learnings for arts organizations, community based organizations, individual artists and other Arts and Culture constituents.
  • Coordination and/or facilitation of Arts Education and Youth Development 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.).

Resources

Professional Development Roster

View/Download a PDF containing all the details for this consultant opportunity.

"Desert Mountains" by Al Porter

View the current PD TA Roster (active from October 30, 2020 - October 31, 2023).

 

Application deadline: May 7, 2021 | 5PM PST

To Apply

Submit…

  1. Summary of qualifications, up to five pages, including a bibliography of any work published, if applicable.
  2. Three relevant work samples that demonstrate how you meet the eligibility requirements. Please indicate which type(s) of consulting services you provide as defined in the Opportunity PDF. You are welcome to list more than one, but this is not a requirement.
  3. A budget that shows all costs and fees associated with the performance of at least one of the submitted work samples
  4. Proof of participation in County’s Preference Program(s), if applicable.
  5. Completed Required Attachments A, B and C (Found in the Opportunity PDF).

…to Marah Morris, Grants and Professional Development Programs Manager, MMorris@arts.lacounty.gov.

Questions?

Please email them to Marah Morris, MMorris@arts.lacounty.gov no later than April 14, 2021. A FAQ with responses will be posted to this webpage no later than April 16, 2021.