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.


A&H 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. The upcoming dates are listed below.

Opens: May 1, 2018
Closes: June 19, 2018.
Decisions Announced: By early September 2018
Funding Available: Starting October 1, 2018 (first 80% of award); the remaining 20% of the award is mailed after submitting a final report.
Funding Range: Between $1,000 and $5,000.

Interested in Applying? Follow these suggestions.

    1. Read the information and criteria closely to learn about the the grant program guidelines.
    2. Attend a workshop to learn more about the grant program and tips for applying.
    3. Contact the grant manager (Amy Fackler) to talk about your proposal by phone, email, or a personal meeting.
    4. If you decide to apply, go to the ZoomGrants page with the application link (you will either have to create an account or know your username and password for an existing account. If you can't log in, please contact ZoomGrants directly.)  
    5. Set aside time to work on your application. Ask for help from others as needed.
    6. Contact Amy Fackler to request a draft review of your application.
    7. Submit your application no later than June 19, 2018!

Grant Workshop Video
Play video link below to learn more about applying for the Arts & History grant (filmed May 4, 2018 workshop).


Application-Related Quick Links

ZoomGrants Link to Application - Open May 1 - June 19, 2018 

Apply via ZoomGrants™

FY2019 - Grant Info & Criteria 
FY2019 - WORKSHOP SCHEDULE - completed for this grant cycle; view filmed workshop on link above
ZoomGrants Tutorial 1 (General) 

ZoomGrants Tutorial 2 (Uploading Files) 

Additional Grant Program Information

Grant Review Process
Current FY2018 and Past A&H Grant Recipients
Grant Guide - General Tips When Applying for Grants 

Other Grant Opportunities

Find more opportunities for people in Boise working in the arts, history, and culture.