Call for proposals: Summer Camp at the Latino Cultural Center (LCC)


Dates: July 10 – 28, 2023

Monday – Friday

Times: 8am – 3pm

Budget: $20,000.00

The Latino Cultural Center is seeking teaching artists in the following disciplines:  muralists/visual artists, photography, poetry/improv, and sculpting to produce a Latino Cultural Center Summer Camp. Proposals must include curriculum geared exclusively for the youth, ages 10-14.  Camp proposals should be built around providing cultural and artistic workshops/activities that include, but not limited to visual arts, dance, theatre, and music.

One artist collective or arts non-profit will be selected to provide these services, and upon selection, selected awardee will finalize scheduling arrangements with center manager. LCC Summer Camp will begin on Monday, July 10th and will conclude on Friday, July 28th  (Monday – Friday) with final performance or presentation. 


Selected artists will receive an award of $20,000 to be paid according to the details on their contract.


Open call for proposals: April 21 – April 28, 2023

Staff Review: May 1 – May 5, 2023

Notification of Award: May 5, 2023

Summer Camp Dates: July 10 – 28, 2023

Final Report Due: August 4, 2023


•             Artists will go through a panel selection process. The highest-scoring artist will be selected for the project.

•             Applicants must not have defaulted on any OAC contracts in the previous 12 months.

•             Artists/Collectives must submit a description of the curriculum.

•             Proposals must be submitted by email to Gerardo Robles by the due date ( Hard copies of applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

•             Insurance may be required of artists and organizations recommended for funding and contracting with the City of Dallas

•             Artists will be required to submit a final report once all services have been provided. Final report must include a copy of the registration component.

•             Artists may only submit one application.   Multiple proposals from the same applying organization will not be accepted.

Submittal Materials:

All supplemental materials submitted should reflect the quality of your artistic product. Poorly produced supplementary materials can negatively affect your application score. Supplemental materials should include the following:  Sample teaching curriculum – Photos/videos – Web links to work samples showcasing the artist’s work.