Salt Lake City Arts Council requests written Letters of Inquiry (LOI), including  representative qualifications and experience, from consultant firms, non 

profits, and other organizations and individuals with expertise in providing professional  consulting services in the areas of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA). 

Salt Lake City Arts Council is seeking a professional consultant to develop and implement an  internal IDEA program for both staff and board, which would include; (1) IDEA-related policy  development and implementation, including an Organizational Equity Statement, (2) employee  and board training modules, (2) initial employee and board evaluation and training, (4) execution  of IDEA audit of the organization’s internal documents, data, policies, and external  communications, and (5) providing the Salt Lake City Arts Council with a framework to carry  forward this important effort beyond conclusion of contract duties as outlined above. 

RFQ Schedule 

  • March 29, 2021 – RFQ Released
  • April 5, 2021 – Last day for submission of Letters of Interest
  • Week of April 5, 2021 – Interviews of Consultants (if needed)
  • April 12, 2021 – Consultant Selected
  • May 3, 2021 – Anticipated start date for work


The Salt Lake Arts Council seeks qualified consultants for this work. As such, we anticipate that  the contract for services related to this RFQ will not exceed $10,000. A retainer will be executed  for services and compensation will be dispersed based on phased completion of the above  deliverables.  

Letter of Inquiry Requirements 

Letters of Inquiry will not exceed two (2) pages, single spaced in formal letter format. All  submissions must include a brief biographical statement, no more than 1000 characters of  information related specifically to qualifications pertinent to the request of deliverables  mentioned above. Consultants are encouraged to demonstrate their relationship to the fields of  art and culture (if applicable). Consultants are to demonstrate a proven track record of excellence in this field. Finally, all Letters of Inquiry must estimate an approximation of  the contract for services which includes the deliverables, not to exceed $10,000.  


For questions regarding this Request for Qualifications, please contact Taylor Knuth. 

Taylor Knuth (He/Him/His)  

Assistant Director 

Salt Lake City Arts Council