Grants

Marking its 20th Anniversary, the City of Boise’s Arts & History Grant program funds high-quality cultural opportunities to create, engage, and connect with the community. Funded projects bring an arts, history or cultural focus to benefit people living in Boise’s city limits.

  

FY2018 A&H Grant Recipients

Ballet Idaho: $5,000 | Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: $4,000 | Basques in the military exhibit
Big Tree Arts: $5,000 | Loud Writers’ workshops and community slam events
Boise All Ages Movement Project: $4,000 | Concert series targeted to youth and young adults ages 13-24 years
Boise Baroque Orchestra: $5,000 | 2017-2018 season support
Boise Contra Dance Society: $1,000 | Participatory contra dance series with callers and live music
Boise Film Foundation: $3,000 | Workshops and community events related to film and filmmakers
Boise Gay Men’s & Women’s Choruses: $5,000 | General operating support for 2017-2018 concert series
Boise Music Week: $5,000 | Free public events and performances for 100th Anniversary season
Boise Philharmonic: $5,000 | Musicians in the Classroom 2017-2018 (Boise School District 2nd-graders)
Campfire Theatre: $3,000 | Community theater 3-day festival in 2018 with staged readings, workshops, and guest performances
Christian Winn: $5,000 | Storyfort, literary and storytelling program series
Common Ground Community Chorus: $2,000 | Operational and production support for 2017-2018 season performances
Elizabeth Rodgers: $5,000 | Short narrative film centered on theme of Boise as a Welcoming City
*Global Lounge: $10,000 | World Village Fest, a 3-day multicultural event
HomeGrown Theatre: $4,000 | Horrific Puppet Affair performances
i48: $3,000 | Documentary project focused on Boise-related subjects
Idaho Dance Theatre: $5,000 | All Embracing-themed 2017-2018 season performances
Idaho Horror Film Festival: $5,000 | Multi-faceted film festival to showcase and support local emerging filmmakers
Idaho Japanese Association: $2,000 | Japanese Day 2018 featuring cultural performances, food, vendors, and art
*Idaho Office for Refugees: $6,000 | World Refugee Day, free community and cultural event
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: $5,000 | Access Program, educational and experiential opportunities for underserved audiences
Idaho Writers Guild: $4,000 | Idaho Writers Conference presenting workshops, seminars, consultations, and youth writers track
Janet Lo: $5,000 | Madam Mao theatrical performances exploring the story of Chairman Mao’s widow 
Land Trust of the Treasure Valley: $3,000 | Les Bois Film Festival featuring locally produced nature films
LED: $5,000 | Waters into Wilderness performance combining dance, original live music, and film
Migration Theory: $5,000 | small matters: a big project about little things, immersive live-art performances
MING Studios: $5,000 | Artist in Residency program, local artist exhibitions, Artist Talks series, and monthly workshops  
Opera Idaho: $5,000 | André Previn’s, A Streetcar Named Desire contemporary opera performances
Preservation Idaho: $2,000 | History of Randolph Robertson Neighborhood and its residential architecture
Radio Boise: $5,000 | Live in-studio community programs featuring musicians, performers, writers, and artists
Rock on Wheels: $2,000 | Outreach education programs for veterans and at-risk youth
Story Story Night: $5,000 | Storytelling programs and events in Boise for 2017-2018 season
Vivid Artist Spaces: $2,000 | Support to launch new work space for artists 
Wingtip Press: $5,000 | Print Boise III: free printmaking workshops exploring Boise neighborhoods’ history and culture

* WELCOMING CITY RECIPIENTS - Two organizations received additional funding for their proposals’ alignment with the spirit of the City of Boise’s Welcoming City Resolution (71-17) approved January 31, 2017.

FY2018 A&H Grant Program

The Department of Arts & History welcomes applications for its grant program from individuals, nonprofits, and organizations. Successful applicants will articulate how their proposal will benefit the Boise community through building and reinforcing a strong and equitable cultural foundation. The A&H Grant program also aligns with the recently adopted City of Boise Cultural Master Plan

Quick Notes

The Arts & History Grant (FY2018) Grant Program closed June 19, 2017. The next cycle (FY2019) is expected to open on May 1, 2018.

Quick Links

ZoomGrants Link - for Grant Applicants in current FY2018 cycle. 

FY2018 - GRANT GENERAL INFO & CRITERIA

FY2018 - WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

ZoomGrants Tutorial 1 (General) 

ZoomGrants Tutorial 2 (Uploading Files) 

Other Grant Program Information

MANAGE YOUR FY2017 GRANT - access applications from FY2015-FY2017  

GRANT REVIEW PROCESS

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