Catalyst Grant Program Round 1

The Boise City Department of Arts & History Catalyst Grant program is a one-time funding opportunity that will support small-scale and mid-sized arts, history, and cultural activities such as public programs, events, projects, exhibitions, and tours throughout the year. With a standard award size of $2,000, applications will be accepted in four (4) rounds, and activities must be completed with final reports submitted prior to September 30, 2024.


ROUND 1 DEADLINE: Friday, February 2, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. (MT)

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Opportunity

The Boise City Department of Arts & History Catalyst Grant program is a one-time funding opportunity that will support small-scale and mid-sized arts, history, and cultural activities such as public programs, events, projects, exhibitions, and tours throughout the year. With a standard award size of $2,000, applications will be accepted in four (4) rounds, and activities must be completed with final reports submitted prior to September 30, 2024.

The Catalyst Grant Pilot Program supports the Department of Arts and History’s (A&H) mission to cultivate a distinct sense of place which reflects Boise’s rich past, diverse communities, and unique natural setting by creating opportunities that nurture and sustain Boise’s creative economy. We envision the program helping to bring people together and build positive relationships that help create A City for Everyone.

Eligibility

To be considered for funding through the A&H grant program, proposals must:

*Individuals may apply, but this grant does not fund professional development or creation of individual work without a public component (that is, having the work accessible for free or low cost to the public).

Timeline

How do I apply?

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In our commitment to engaging everyone, the City of Boise is actively removing barriers to participation, including for our residents with disabilities and those who prefer a language other than English. If you need an accommodation to access City of Boise’s services, programs, or activities, please contact us at echivers@cityofboise.org or 208-608-7049 (TTY 800-377-3529), preferably prior to 72 hours before the deadline.