Grant Awards Announced for Fiscal Year 2010
September 14, 2009
The Department of Arts & History is pleased to announce
grant recipients of the City Arts & History Fund for fiscal
year 2010, which begins October 1, 2009. Funding supports
general operations for large operations (anchor fund), and for
smaller organizations, projects, and individuals (cultural
initiatives). This year anchor organizations will receive
$25,000 and cultural initiatives will receive $20,000.
|1. Ballet Idaho
2. Basque Museum
3. Boise Contemporary Theater
4. Boise Philharmonic
5. Idaho Dance Theater
6. Idaho Shakespeare Festival
7. Opera Idaho, Inc.
8. Trey McIntyre Project
9. Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts
|1. Best of NY Children's Film Fest -
Idaho Film Foundation
2. Boise AiR - Courtney Robinson Feider
3. Boise Architecture Project - Douglas Stan
4. Boise by Burns - Kelly Bickle
5. Boise Double Take - RIch Binsacca
6. Boise Intergenerational Choir - Vashti Summervill
7. Community Jazz Series - Boise Jazz Society
8. Contemporary Judaica - Anika Smulovitz
9. Early Boise Stories - Ben Kemper
10. Guillaume, etc... - Darkword Consort
11. Guitars for Kids - Boise Rock School
12. Handel's Messiah - Boise Master Chorale, Inc.
13. Heritage Home Tour History Booklet - Preservation Idaho
14. Idaho Loud Writers' - Big Tree Arts, Inc.
15. Indian Classical Dance - Sneha Prakash
16. Live and Local Series 2010 - Go Listen Boise
17. Mexican Ballads and Poetry - Ana Maria Schachtell
18. Mural Art Project - AtFaire, Inc.
19. Playwriting Workshop - Idaho Writers Guild
20. Shake It Up After School - Matt Hansen
21. South Boise... - Barbara Perry Bauer
22. Three Tall Women - Alley Repertory Theater
Why a funding program from the City of Boise?
The City of Boise is committed to supporting local cultural
organizations, as illustrated in one of the City's key strategic
goals: To foster an environment where learning, the arts, culture,
and recreation thrive. The grant program of the Department of Arts
and History supports this goal by:
- Promoting the growth and development of the city's artists and
historians, and artistic, cultural, and historical organizations;
- Fostering the preservation and growth of the financial
resources that support artistic, cultural, and historic
Ideally, the funds awarded will expand cultural opportunities
for individuals and organizations, developing audiences, and
increasing awareness of art and history in every day life.
How are grants awarded?
Grants are awarded based on creative quality, management, and
community involvement (excellence, proven service to the community,
administrative competence, and fiscal responsibility). These grants
support a variety of activities and disciplines, and are available
to artists and non-profit organizations in Boise. Grant allocations
are based on available funding and a review panel's evaluation
score of the application. This year the funding totaled $45,000.
For more information.
The Boise City Department of Arts & History was created by
ordinance in March 2008 to enhance Boise's community by providing
leadership, advocacy, education, services, and support for arts and
history. The predecessor to the department was the Boise City Arts
Commission, which served as an agency of the Mayor's Office and was
formed in 1978.