National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures: Fund for the Arts
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) is dedicated to the promotion of the Latino arts field. The NALAC Fund for the Arts provides a variety of grants to assist Latino artists and arts organizations in the development, creation, presentation, and sustainability of artistic excellence, as well as the opportunity to participate in activities that contribute to professional and organizational growth. The Fund is open to U.S.-based Latino working artists, ensembles, and Latino arts organizations that demonstrate artistic excellence in pursuit of social justice through the arts. The application deadline is September 25, 2019. Visit the NALAC website to review the guidelines for each type of grant offered by the Fund for the Arts.
Whole Kids Foundation: Garden Grant Program
Support for Edible Gardens at Schools and Youth Organizations dedicated to supporting schools and inspiring families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. These grants of $2,000 are awarded to schools and nonprofit organizations. Consideration is given to new or existing garden projects at any stage of development that help children engage with fresh fruits and vegetables. Applications will be accepted from September 1 through October 15, 2019. (The Foundation’s Bee Grant Program will also be accepting applications through October 15.)
AHRA and Canon Medical Systems Putting Patients First Program
The funding seeks to improve pediatric and adult patient care and safety in diagnostic imaging. In 2019, the program will provide six grants of up to $7,500 each to single-site hospitals and imaging centers. Two grants will be awarded for projects that improve the safety and comfort of pediatric imaging, two grants will be awarded for projects that improve overall patient care and safety in imaging, one grant will be awarded for projects focusing on oncology imaging, and one grant will be awarded for a project focused on musculoskeletal imaging. In addition, two grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to Integrated Delivery Networks (IDN) or hospital systems. One grant will be awarded for projects that improve overall patient care and safety in imaging implemented across the IDN/hospital system, and one grant will be awarded for projects that improve cybersecurity in imaging implemented across the IDN/hospital system. The projects funded by these grants will be used to create a best-practices tool to share with other hospitals and institutions. The application deadline is October 21, 2019.
United States Soccer Foundation: Safe Places to Play Grants
The United States Soccer Foundation is dedicated to enhancing, assisting, and growing the sport of soccer with a special emphasis on underserved communities. The Foundation’s Safe Places to Play Grants are provided for field-building initiatives in the following categories: Lighting, Irrigation, and Sport Court. Eligible applicants include community organizations, schools, municipalities, and other groups that offer soccer opportunities to youth. Requests for Safe Places to Play Grants are reviewed three times per year. The deadline for letters of interest for the 2019 Fall Grant Cycle is September 27; invited applications must be submitted by October 4. Visit the Foundation’s website to learn more about the application process.