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 Grants open May 1, 2022 and close June 16, 2022 for projects that occur between October 1, 2022 and September 30, 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

Learn about the Arts & History Grant Program and how to apply by viewing the recorded Grant Information Session held on May 3, 2022. (The in-person sessions were held April 30 and May 4, 2022.)

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

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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.