Los Angeles Strategic Planning and Related Services RFP

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture is issuing this Request for Proposal to solicit proposals for a contract with an individual or organization that can provide Strategic Planning, Retreat Planning, and Meeting Facilitation Services for the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

Scope of Work

The Consultant will plan and facilitate a retreat for Arts Commissioners to consider their role and relationship to Arts and Culture and to identify strategic goals and/or priorities for the next three to five (3-5) years. Also, the consultant will maintain documentation of the project as appropriate and develop a final report that includes recommendations for the Commission’s actions and priorities. Components of this project are expected to include but are not limited to:

  • A discovery process to gain a better understanding of the Commission’s history, mission, governance, operations, strengths, and challenges including but not limited to:
    • Reviewing major reports and documentation produced by the Commission;
    • Conducting phone interviews with Commissioners and staff (at a minimum: 15 Commissioners, 5 Board of Supervisors Staff, 5 Arts and Culture Staff, 1 Counsel); and
    • Documenting insights from stakeholders to inform retreat themes and areas of interest.
  • Creating a retreat agenda and facilitation plan to address areas of concern and drive retreat activities toward clear decisions. Page 2 of 17 HOA.104757118.1 ARTS-100017
  • Communicating regularly (estimate meeting at least once per week and additional calls/ emails as necessary) with Commission and Arts and Culture staff leadership to support the project and ensure clarity and unity of purpose.
  • Manage planning and logistics for a day-long retreat. Accordingly, this includes scheduling and coordinating an appropriate venue and arranging for necessary catering and supplies needed for successful facilitation.
  • Provide facilitation throughout the retreat activities to ensure open discussion and achievable outcomes.
  • Prepare a draft summary report documenting insights from the discovery process. The retreat discussions and provides recommendations for the Commission’s future priorities and actions.
  • Present a draft report to the Arts Commission at a regular meeting and receive feedback to incorporate into a final report.
  • Submit the final report for the Commission’s adoption.

View the full RFP on the County of Los Angeles website.

Submission Information

Lastly, the deadline to submit proposals is due at 4:00pm on Wednesday June 5, 2024.

Interested in Responding to this RFP?

Ready to reply to this RFP? The Bid Lab Team is ready to help! Schedule a free consultation with us today, and let The Bid Lab help to create your RFP masterpiece!

This bid is on Bid Banana. For more opportunities like this one, check out Bid Banana or our Bid Finder service.