KO PROJECTS is focused on charting a sustainable future for arts, culture, heritage, and science in our communities. We work closely with our clients on all aspects of institutional change, growth, and planning.


Capital Project Planning & Strategy

  • Institutional readiness & needs analysis

  • Project vision, concept, & scenario development

  • Project feasibility

  • Design team selection

  • Pro forma financial modeling

  • Implementation planning

Strategic Business & Operational Planning

  • Economic modeling & systems analysis

  • Capacity building

  • Financial scenario analysis

  • Institutional growth & transition planning


Market Analysis & Research

  • Demographic & cultural participation 

  • Demand potential & market assessment

  • Peer benchmarking

  • Public and patron surveys

Partner & Stakeholder Engagement

  • Board and staff leadership workshops

  • Partnership development

  • Community needs assessments

  • Cultural asset mapping


Selected Current & Past Clients include


ACT Theatre*

Ardmore Main Street Association*

Arts Fund

Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

Center for Innovation & Arts Education, MN

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music*

Canadian Opera Company*

City of Anaheim, CA*

City of Bellevue, WA*

City of Port Townsend, WA

City of Redmond, WA*

Denver Center for the Performing Arts*

Fort Worden PDA

Juilliard School of Music*

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts*

Mercer Island Center for the Arts

Minnesota Historical Society

Mostly Mozart Festival*

National Museum of Ireland

King County 4Culture

Old Globe Theatre*

PlayGround San Francisco

Port Angeles Waterfront Center

Reed College*

Rubicon  Theatre

Seattle Center

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Skanska 2+U Cultural Programs


University Heights Center

Vancouver Civic Theatres, BC*

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts*

*Some projects were led by Katie Oman while with Fisher Dachs Associates or AMS Planning & Research