Linda Vallejo / NPO Trainer, Consultant and Coach
Linda Vallejo has over forty years of experience as a grantwriting trainer, consultant, and coach. She has written and received millions of dollars in grant funds from foundation, corporate, government and individual donors for her many clients. She has experience in all aspects of development office duties including donor communications and partnership building; program development and planning, establishment of development offices, tracking and reporting systems; budgets, financial records and reporting; and implementing grantwriting campaigns to corporate, foundation, and government funding sources.
A to Z Grantwriting was established in 1985 with a 3-hour grantwriting class taught through the Learning Annex adult evening classes. In 1995 Ms. Vallejo expanded this workshop to create the A to Z Grantwriting Online Course, a 12 lesson / six-week on-line course with hundreds of resources, tools, samples, and examples.
Currently and In the past she served as a grantwriting consultant for Communities Create, Los Angeles, CA; grantwriting instructor for Education To Go; consultant for Self Help Graphics and Art, Los Angeles, CA; 18th Street Art Center in Santa Monica, CA: and the Nevada Ballet Theatre, Las Vegas. She also served as a grantwriting instructor for Loyola Marymount University “Non-Profit Fundraising Certificate Program” and for Otis School of Art and Design “Public Practice MFA Program” in Los Angeles, CA. Currently she is working with Communities Create, a mental health arts-based non-profit organization in Los Angeles. Ms. Vallejo began her work in the non-profit sector as an artist and art teacher with Self Help Graphics, a non-profit arts organization in Los Angeles, California in 1977.Resume
Linda Vallejo / Artist and Artist Coach
Linda Vallejo, National Women’s Caucus for the Arts 2022 Lifetime Achievement Awardee, selected solo exhibitions include LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (2019-2020); Kean University, Karl & Helen Burger Gallery, Union, New Jersey and Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (2018); bG Gallery, Santa Monica (2017); Texas A&M University Reynolds Gallery (2016); Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago Ill, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles CA (2015); Lancaster Museum of Art and History in Lancaster CA (2017 & 2014) and the Soto Clemente Velez Cultural Center in New York (2014), George Lawson Gallery in Los Angeles and the University Art Gallery of New Mexico State University (2013), and California State University, San Bernardino, Fullerton Museum (2012).
On December 26, 2022, she was included in ArtNEWS “Art Canon in Drag: Female Artists Reimagine Famous Works by Men,” by Karen Chernick. Her recent solo exhibition Brown Belongings was featured in the NY Times “Visualizing Latino Populations Through Art” by Jill Cowan, New York, NY (Nov 26, 2019) and in LA Times “Linda Vallejo and a decade of art that unapologetically embraces brownness” by Matt Stromberg (June 20, 2019).
Permanent collections include the Eileen Harris Norton Collection, Los Angeles, CA, Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, CA, the Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, East Los Angeles College Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles CA, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago Ill, Carnegie Art Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, CA, UC Santa Barbara, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA), Santa Barbara, CA, UCLA Chicano Study Research Center (CSRC), Los Angeles, CA, California Digital Library, Arizona State University Library Archives.Linda Vallejo Art Selected Resume