Clients

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Americans for the Arts, Portland
  • National conference presenter, Arts Leadership Development

 

Arts Alliance of Jackson and Hinds County, Mississippi
  • Community assessment and countywide cultural plan plus the Arts Alliance’s strategic plan.

 

Arts and Science Council of Charlotte Mecklenburg, North Carolina
  • Agency strategic plan and coaching
  • Cultural Education Blueprint
  • Cultural Visioning

 

Arts Connection, Tifton, Georgia
  • Community development project facilitation

 

Arts Council of New Orleans
  • Personnel assessment
  • Board Development

 

Arts Council of Hillsborough County and Pinellas County Arts Council, Florida
  • Five-county regional cultural tourism development plan

 

Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri
  • Strategic plan

 

Arts Council of Oklahoma City
  • Community Arts Education Program Assessment and Plan
  •  Creative Approach to Community Building through the Arts
  •  10-Year Plan to Strengthen The Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s Community Arts Program

 

Arts Council of Richmond, Virginia
  • Partners in the Arts, a six-district arts education assessment and plan in Greater Richmond

 

Arts Extension Services Management Institute, Miami
  • Four-day nonprofit training program for 75 arts organization leaders. Master teacher.

 

Artspace, Raleigh, NC
  • Broad- based organizational assessment and creation of a new strategic plan for a 28-year old visual arts organization

 

Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design, Providence
  • Planning

 

Bakersfield Museum of Art, California
  • Strategic plan and board & staff retreat facilitation
  • Visioning and Strategic Plan update

 

Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia
  • Board retreat facilitation

 

Brevard Cultural Alliance, Florida
  • Comprehensive countywide assessment to determine arts needs including 2,000 individuals, 68 arts organizations, hundreds of artists and creation of the countywide cultural plan

 

Broward County, Cultural Affairs Division, FL
  • Community arts education inventory, assessment, summit and plan involving 157 arts and non- arts organizations

 

California Arts Council, Sacramento
  • Update of the Economic Impact of the Arts Report for the State of California surveying 3,200 providers and 20 California foundations which support the arts

 

Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Open Studios Merger with CFEVA
  • Philadelphia Open Studios strategic plan
  • Two strategic assessment and plan updates

 

Central Oklahoma Cultural Development Corporation
  • Planning and board retreat facilitation

 

Chorus America, New York
  • Facilitated national Leadership Training Retreat for the executive directors of the largest professional choral organizations in America

 

City of Gainesville FL and Alachua County
  • Cultural Plan

 

City of Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center Business Plan

 

The Clay Studio, Philadelphia
  • Governance capacity building and strategic planning

 

CNY Arts, Syracuse
  • New York State’s first regional cultural assessment and plan
  • Fostering partnerships with tourism leaders and higher education towards cultural development and revitalization using arts, culture, and heritage as catalysts

 

Community Foundation of Tacoma and Cultural Council of Greater Tacoma
  • Seven-year capacity building program with:
    • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
    • Children’s Museum of Tacoma
    • Northwest Sinfonietta
    • Tacoma Actors Guild
    • Tacoma Art Museum
    • The Washington State Historical Society
    • Tacoma Little Theatre
    • Tacoma Musical Playhouse
    • Tacoma Symphony
    • Tacoma Opera

 

Compassionate St. Augustine, FL
  • Planning OA450 Project – pro bono

 

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia
  • Assessment and strategic planning
  • Connecting to Collections – Pennsylvania and New Jersey state plans
  • Organization’s strategic plan update

 

Cranbrook academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Marketing and Recruitment Strategy

 

Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia
  • Strategic plan
  • Philadelphia Open Studio Tour [POST]/CFEVA Merger plan
  • Plan Update

 

Creative Capital, New York
  • Evaluation

 

Cultural Alliance of York County, Pennsylvania
  • Cultural assessment and plan
  • Annual arts fund kickoff keynote
  • Board work session for plan updates
  • Annual evaluations of plan progress
  • Facilitation of Cultural Plan update

 

Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa
  • Countywide arts and cultural assessment

 

Cultural Center for the Arts, Canton
  • Strategic plan  

 

Cultural Council of Jacksonville, FL
  • Creative Capital Blended Learning Program liaison

 

Cultural Development Corporation of Central Oklahoma
  • pursuit and revision of organizational priorities in conjunction with Board of Directors

 

Dancing Classrooms Philadelphia
  • Strategic planning

 

Delaware Division of the Arts
  • Planning and facilitation for a community arts center project in Lewes

 

Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Arts Council, Tallahassee
  • Created local Arts Agency Tool Kit

 

Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Philadelphia
  • Leadership retreat facilitation

 

Durham Arts Council
  • Strategic plan

 

Fresno Arts Council, Fresno
  • Cultural plan for the San Joaquin River Valley

 

Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus
  • Community arts education inventory and assessment for Franklin County Ohio (ARTSCLASSifieds)

Greater Jackson Arts Council, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Business plan development to increase fiscal and cultural sustainability of the Arts Center of Mississippi

 

Grantmakers in the Arts, Seattle
  • Facilitator Annual Conference – Brooklyn
  • Facilitator, Arts & Aging Thought Leader Forum,
    Washington, DC

 

The Hacktory, Philadelphia
  • Planning

 

Headlong Dance Theater, Philadelphia
  • Transition facilitation and coaching
  • Organizational visioning and planning

 

Hinson Agency, OK
  • Business Plan

 

Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia
  • Cruise Ship Olympia Summit Project Planning and Facilitation

 

Institute of Southern Jewish Life, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Staff retreat
  • Board retreat
  • Strategic plan development for this 12-state regional organization
  • Strategic plan update

 

KC Artists LINC, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Planning and facilitation

 

Kentucky Arts Council, Frankfort
  • Statewide assessment and evaluation system development for the state’s performing arts institutions

 

Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation, Miami
  • Business plan for Foundation’s creation and launch

 

The Library Company, Philadelphia
  • Board retreat

 

The Schuylkill Project in Manayunk, Philadelphia
  • The Lower Venice Island Performing Center Strategic Plan

 

Maine Arts Commission
  • Statewide assessment and plan
  • Statewide arts education census

 

Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
  • Strategic Plan

 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
  • French-American Jazz Program evaluation

 

Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia
  • Assessment and Strategic Plan 
  • Plan Update

 

Musicopia, Philadelphia
  • Chester Upland School District music education plan and implementation
  • Dancing Classrooms and Musicopia Strategic Plans and joint operating plan

 

National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, New York
  • National conference presenter on marketing and advocacy

 

Oklahoma Arts Council
  •  Master Presenter, Statewide Conference (2)
  • Strategic Planning

 

Oklahomans for the Arts
  •  Advocacy strategy and workshops

 

Orlando Ballet
  • Organizational coaching and strategic planning for the organization, its company and school

 

Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour
  • In partnership with Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Heinz Endowments, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and the William Penn Foundation, Program Evaluation

 

Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale
  • Strategic plan
  • Strategic Plan update

 

Philadelphia Cultural Management Initiative
  • Management assessment and capacity building consultancies with Philadelphia arts organizations in conjunction with Pew Center for Arts and Heritage
    • Academy of Natural Sciences
    • Brandywine Workshop
    • Group Motion
    • Creative Artists Network
    • Darlington Arts Center
    • Elmwood Park Zoo
    • Headlong Dance Theatre
    • Independence Seaport Museum
    • Lantern Theater Company
    • Media Theatre
    • Orchestra 2001
    • Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale
    • Pig Iron Theatre Company
    • Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial

 

Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Philadelphia
  • Strategic planning

 

Pig Iron Theatre Company, Philadelphia
  • Strategic planning

 

Prairie Arts Management Institute, Sioux Falls
  • Master teacher for annual nonprofit training programs for arts organization leaders in seven western states

 

Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas, Inc. Philadelphia
  • Planning, coaching, and capacity building

 

Rock School for Dance Education, Philadelphia
  • Planning retreat

 

Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
  • Commissioner’s retreat and report

 

Salina Arts and Humanities Commission, Kansas
  • Staff retreat, capacity building
  • Cultural assessment and planning

 

Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative
  • Plan facilitation

 

Spiral Q, Philadelphia
  • Planning & Leadership Design

 

St. John’s Cultural Council, FL
  • Cultural Plan facilitation – pro bono

 

Sunflower Institute, Salina, Kansas
  • Master Teacher, Arts Management Institute

 

The Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz
  • Assessment and Strategic Plan

 

United Arts of Central Florida, Maitland
  • Panelist, Professional Development Grants for Artists
  • Capacity Building Project
    • The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community Orlando Ballet

 

University City Arts League, Philadelphia
  • Strategic Planning

 

US Regional Arts Organizations
  • Retreat facilitation and planning

 

Very Special Arts FL
  • Business Plan for Community Art Program

 

The Village of Arts and Humanities, Philadelphia
  • Operating Plan and Capacity Building

 

Virginia Performing Arts Foundation
  • Landmark Performing Arts Education Center Assessment and Plan

 

Washington State Arts Council
  • Marketing and advocacy training

 

West Valley Arts Council, Avondale, Arizona
  • West Valley, Phoenix – 13 Cities Regional Cultural Assessment and Plan
  • West Valley Arts Council Strategic Plan

 

The Wyck Association, Philadelphia
  • Strategic planning

 


“
I have known and worked with Diane Mataraza for over 20 years as an arts advocate, nonprofit executive, funder and consultant. Her work is always community and client-centric. She goes the extra mile to make sure the results are relevant, clear and substantive. You can’t do better than working with Diane.
” 

– JANET BROWN, Executive Director of Grantmakers in the Arts read more
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