NALAC Fund for the Arts

As NALAC Fund for the Arts approaches its 30th anniversary in May 2019, it announces the latest round of grant opportunities for Latino artists and arts organizations working in all creative disciplines across the United States and Puerto Rico. Grants will support projects taking place in 2019, and applications are due Thursday, September 6, 2018. The NALAC Fund for the Arts is the only national grant program intentionally investing in Latinx artists and nonprofit arts organizations in the United States. (Latinx is a gender-neutral term increasingly used in lieu of Latino or Latina). To date, NALAC has awarded over 500 grants, reflecting an investment of $2.5 million across 35 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and México.


NALAC Grant Categories for Latinx Artists

  • $5,000   NFA Artist Grant
  • $5,400   NFA San Antonio Artist Grant
  • $10,000 Adán Medrano Legacy Award in Film [Emerging Filmmakers]
  • $25,000 Mentorship Award


Grant Categories for Latinx Arts Organizations

  • $5,000     NFA Small Organizations
  • $10,000  NFA Mid to Large Organizations



Upcoming Grant Opportunities

  • NFA Puerto Rico Artist Grant
  • Pods


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