Arts & History Grants

FY2020 A&H Grant Recipient HomeGrown Theatre

The City of Boise’s Arts & History Grant program funds quality arts, history and cultural projects that benefit people living in Boise city limits. Since 1997, the city has awarded over 500 grants with a total disbursement of over $1.8 million. Follow along using #AHGrant.

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Grant Overview
Grant Guidelines (General information)
Grant Criteria (What reviewers look for during evaluation)
Grant Information Sessions
Application
Resources & Support
Additional Grant Program Information
Discover Grant Recipient Highlights

Grant Overview

The Department of Arts & History awards funding annually to support people in established and emerging cultural fields with projects designed to benefit Boise residents. The Grant Program operates on a yearly cycle by fiscal years (October 1 through September 30).

The FY2023 Arts & History Grant Program is now closed. Applicants will be notified about their status the first week in September 2022.

The next cycle (FY2024) is expected to open May 1, 2023 and close June 16, 2023. 

Grant Guidelines

Learn about the types of grant proposals the City of Boise supports and instructions on how to apply.

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Grant Criteria

Criteria help guide reviewers evaluate your proposal. Find out which criteria will be used.

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Grant Information Sessions

Application period is closed for FY2023

Application

The Department of Arts & History uses the ZoomGrants platform for Grant applications. Need help with creating an account or have other ZoomGrants questions? Review a ZoomGrants Tutorial or head to ZoomGrants HELP & FAQs

ZoomGrants link (access your existing account or create a new account)

Resources & Support

Additional Grant Program Information

Discover Grant Recipient Highlights

Awards span a variety of projects and programs to support the City of Boise's vision of creating a city for everyone. This work is framed by the city’s commitment to fostering and valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Examples include:

Browse a list of current and past Grant Recipients.