Request For Proposals: Programs and Community Arts Services at a City Public/Private Partnership Facility, McGroarty Arts Center




City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs


Dec 26, 2023 - 12:00 am




Jose Jasper Carpena
(213) 202-5549


The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is seeking proposals from qualified non-profit arts organizations (proposers) with experience in providing art education programs and services to partner with DCA at the McGroarty Arts Center. For decades DCA has utilized public/private partnerships to facilitate the delivery of diverse programming and services at its Community Arts Art Partner Centers. The McGroarty Arts Center is one of five (5) Art Partner Centers located throughout Los Angeles. Each center is distinct and offers programming unique to the communities it serves.

The selected proposer will be responsible for programming and operations at the McGroarty Arts Center. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, program conception and implementation, assessment and development; sales and marketing; audience demographics analysis; community engagement; staffing; financing (including fundraising campaigns); and administration. The selected proposer will also be expected to provide economic and social benefits to the immediate communities served by the facility.

Non-profit arts organizations interested in this opportunity must submit a proposal in accordance with the requirements set forth in this RFP. All materials submitted shall become a part of the proposal and may be incorporated in a subsequent contract between the City and the selected proposer(s). The City reserves the right to withdraw the RFP, to reject any proposal for noncompliance with the RFP provisions, or not to award a contract.

McGroarty Arts Center

7570 McGroarty Terrace
Tujunga, CA 91042
Council District 7

For instructions on submitting an application, please download the RFP linked below (PDF).

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