about bdac / the consultancy

Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative is a cultural arts consultancy based in New York City. Our vision: to power creative action for social impact in every corner of the country.

Since 2009, BDAC has been supporting leaders and administrators in progressive organizations on a mission to create real, sustained social impact. Our clients know where they want to go; we provide the how. To date, Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative has worked with more than fifty organizations. Together, we are co-creating a radical future.

Led by artist-scholar-organizer Ebony Noelle Golden, BDAC bridges many worlds. Our holistic, results-oriented perspective makes us effective strategists, educators, coaches, and community organizers. We power progressive social change through community-designed, culturally-relevant engagement initiatives and creative projects.

Through our consultancy, BDAC builds, implements, and evaluates systems, strategies, and solutions for artists and organizations working in arts and culture, social justice, community development, education, and cultural wellness.  BDAC bridges many worlds. Our holistic, results-oriented perspective makes us effective strategists, educators, coaches, and community organizers. We power progressive social change through community-designed, culturally-relevant engagement initiatives and creative projects. Because we think in decades, not years, we know how to turn any program or plan into a sustainable force for impact and transformation.  


 Ebony faciliting at Common Field Convening in Miami, Florida.

Ebony faciliting at Common Field Convening in Miami, Florida.

OUR SERVICES

We provide strategy, design, and training services for the education, community organizing, and the arts & culture field. We emphasize measurable results, long-term planning, and a holistic perspective.  If you don’t see a service below, contact us. We collaborate and engage with flexibility.

Organizational Wellness

  • Vision Cultivation and Mapping

  • Strategic Planning

  • Equity and Justice Planning

  • Organizational Assessment

  • Project and Program Assessment

  • Impact Assessment

  • Evaluation Projects

  • Research and Recommendation Reports

Cultural Design

  • Engagement Strategy

  • Arts Education Strategy

  • Cultural Arts Initiatives Design

  • Culture Strategy

  • Program Design

  • Cultural Campaign Design

  • Curricular and Education Content Design

Training

  • Cultural Arts Training

  • Arts-based Strategy Training

  • Community Engagement Training

  • Executive Coaching

  • Cultural Organizing Training

  • Community Arts Education Training