Consults

JOMA Consults offers clients long-term guidance, and support to solve problems, improve capacity, that lead to effective outcomes. We also provide short-term support and strategies to develop and implement successful projects or solve immediate problems.

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Harrisburg, PA

We serve as a specialist in arts-cultural organizational development, outreach and facilitation. The work focuses on applying tools/expertise that develops the administrative and programmatic skill level to match the level to the assigned organization and/or program. - Lead Consultant/Strategist in the Community Based Engagement Project and Strategies for Success - Senior Consultant PA Council on the Arts

Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods

Winston-Salem, NC

The Noble Cause is a developing entity dedicated to encouraging residents of East Winston in particular and the broader Winston-Salem community in general, to meet life’s challenges through strength, determination and perseverance. A start up grant was received from NBN to:

  1.  Provide job placement and skill development services that will address unemployment and underemployment
  2.  Provide transportation/mobility assistance (General transportation for groceries, pharmacy, family visits, etc. for an in-need population)
  3.  Offer Financial Literacy

Past Consulting Projects

Emc Arts, (Community Innovation Lab) 2015-2016

Winston-Salem, NC

Served as a local facilitator for the Community Innovation Labs which included facilitating and co-designing portions of community meetings and workshops.

Thomas S. Kenan Institute of the Arts (Arts Enterprise Lab)

Assisting the arts division in plans to create and initiate short “test tour” of the educational play “Walkin …” (A piece by Washington, DC based writers Kenneth Carroll - with Jennifer Nelson - and further reconstruction/revision from New York based writer Stacy Rose. It is anticipated that the tour will be presented at colleges/universities in the Carolinas and possibly, specific secondary schools in the Piedmont Triad.

United Arts Council – 2011-2012

Raleigh, NC

(Transition planning for African American Cultural Festival) JOMA serves as counsel, guide and facilitator for the AACF as it defines its vision, purpose and transition to autonomy,

North Carolina Arts Council

Raleigh, NC

Technical Assistance Provider to 4 organizations Sub contract with MH Consulting

Arts and Science Council

Charlotte, NC

(Key Consultant, Cultural Innovation Fund and Board Development with associate organization, 2010 to present) JOMA Arts&Consulting, LLC assisted in the building and developing of the Board, which was determined to be the critical need for the consulting engagement. Several tactics were then organized (and some implemented) on a December 2007 to April 2008 time-frame, under the strategy of Board Recruitment. JOMA's capabilities for the Arts and Science Council include the development of a better board, define how to raise money beyond public funds, as well as build a strategy for audience growth.