Arts & History Grants

FY2020 A&H Grant Recipient i48, Photo by Brooke Burton

The City of Boise’s Arts & History Grant program funds quality arts, history or cultural projects that benefit people living in Boise city limits. Follow along using #AHgrant.



Arts & History Grant Program

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).

FY2022 GRANTS: Open May 1 — June 16, 2021 

The FY2022 Arts & History Grants will open May 1, 2021 for projects that occur between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022. We plan to revert to one cycle per year, but will offer a second round if needed.




Application Window

May 1 – June 16, 2021

Contact Amy Fackler to discuss your idea for and application and to schedule an optional draft review.

Project Period

October 1, 2021 – September 1, 2022

Contact Amy Fackler for projects that occur between September 1 - 30, 2022.


The City of Boise encourages persons with disabilities and those who require language assistance to participate in its programs and activities. 

If you anticipate needing an accommodation, please contact Jennifer Yribar as soon as possible, but no later than 72 hours before the application window closes.

Quick Links 

Grant Guidelines (General information)
Grant Criteria (what reviewers look for during evaluation)
Grants Informational Workshop (Recorded Presentation) - and PowerPoint Slides
Grant Program FAQs


Apply via ZoomGrants™

ZoomGrants Tutorial 1 (General)
ZoomGrants Tutorial 2 (Uploading Files)
ZoomGrants HELP & FAQs

Additional Grant Program Information

Current Grant Recipient Virtual Events / Projects
A&H Event Calendar (features some current grant recipients)
Grant Review Process

Current and Past Arts & History Grant Recipients
Grant Guide - General Tips When Applying for Grants

Other Grant Opportunities