Fiscal Year 2020

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-See the Event Calendar for specific dates of upcoming grant-recipient (and other A&H Department-related) events*

$5,000 Awards
Boise Contemporary TheaterThe Show on the Roof, a world premiere musical set in 1955
Boise Men's and Women’s Choruses: 2019-2020 Season Support
Boise Philharmonic Association: In Roads program, a series of initiatives to engage some of Boise’s under-served and vulnerable groups in comfortable environments
Campfire Theatre Festival 2020: 3-day festival comprised of staged readings, workshops and guest artist performances; also selected readings throughout the year
Global Lounge: 2020 World Village Festival, a 3-day multicultural festival with performances, food and vendors
HomeGrown Theatre: 8th Annual Horrific Puppet Affair
i-48: 17th Annual 48-Hour Film Competition & Festival
Idaho Dance Theatre: 2019-2020 Season Support, including ScreenDance Festival
Idaho Horror Film Festival: 6th Annual Festival with free submission for Boise and Idaho’s emerging filmmakers
Idaho Japanese Association: Japan Day on the Basque Block with performances, vendors, food and games to share Japanese culture 
Idaho Office for Refugees: 20th annual World Refugee Day, supporting performances, artisans and a citizenship ceremony 
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: ACCESS program to engage those with financial or social constraints, physical challenges and/or language barriers
Lauren Edson Dance (LED): Support for 2019 Fall performances (working title “Kid Gloves”), including outreach for free/low-cost opportunities
Radio Boise: General Operating Support aligned with arts and cultural programming (Free access)
StoryFort (Christian Winn): Supporting over 50 literary, narrative and storytelling initiatives held during TreeFort (Free and open to the public)
Story Story Night: 2019-2020 Season Support 
The Foundation for Idaho History: Support for new permanent Riots exhibit at the Old Penitentiary; artist work with historians to develop and install this graphic novel style interpretation
Wingtip PressPrint Boise V – workshops for teens and adults with a closing exhibition of featured work by participants (Free with registration)
$4,500 Award

Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Virtual tour update and replacement of LED lighting for the Cyrus Jacobs Uberuaga House

$4,000 Awards

Arlie Sommer: Boise Food History Project exhibit displayed at Boise Farmers Market (Free and open to the public)
Boise Rock School: New instruments to help support program and scholarship cycle
$3,000 Awards

MING Studios: 2019-2020 Season Support
Boise Baroque: 2019-2020 Season Support
*Boise Public Schools Education Foundation: District Young Writers Conference, a 3-day event featuring professional author who speaks and visits with hundreds of students
Mike Winter: Stars of Steinway Series Bonus Concert (Oct. 27, 2019), a concert integrating Boise history and classical music
*Open Arms Dance Project: Season Support for multi-generational and inclusive dance company with dancers of a variety of abilities and ages
*Starbelly School of Dance: Arabic Folkloric Dance Celebration, includes four workshops and dance showcase (Free and open to the public)
*Idaho Watercolor Society: Exhibit support for the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies – 45th Annual competition (juried)
*Handmade Idaho: Holiday Show for a collective of local artists, makers and designers (Free and open to the public)
*Boise Hive: Support for collaborative music experiment to expand skillsets and audience access
*Opal Theatre Company: The Humans theatrical production for Boise audiences

$2,500 Award
*Kristin Reed: SoCo Social Community Pop-up Life Design Hub – exploring creative ways to connect and enrich lives
Off-Center Dance Project: Dia de los Muertos performances at annual celebration
$2,000 Awards
*Boise Community Band: 2019-2020 Season Support
Preservation Idaho: Support for Idaho Architecture Project, an online resource with catalog of historic structures in Boise and Idaho (Free access)
*Downtown Boise Association: Opening bands for the Alive After Five Summer Concert series (Free and open to the public)
*Tree City Chamber Players: Boise Composers Commission Project – support of newly commissioned pieces and performances for a Boise and Idaho-themed concert


*Swell Artist Collective: Video Podcast Project to support interviews with creatives ranging from artists, musicians and chefs to entrepreneurs, mechanics and professors
*Indicates first-time recipients

Fiscal Year 2019

$5,000 Awards

Ballet Idaho: Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Boise Baroque Orchestra: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 9 performances over 5 weekends)
Boise Contemporary Theater: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 5 mainstage shows; 5x5 reading series; and education programs)
Boise Men's and Women's Choruses: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 5 concerts and public outreach performances)
Dulce Sweet Events & Consulting: Nuestros Corridos workshops and concert (Latino music, storytelling, and dancing)
GCG Productions: Premiere of Bamboo and Barbed Wire, a documentary film project exploring Japanese Americans' experiences at Minidoka
Global LoungeWorld Village Festival, a 3-day multicultural fesitval with ongoing performances, food, and vendor booths (Summer 2019)
HomeGrown Theatre: 7th Annual Horrific Puppet Affair (8+ performances with more than 20 artists)
i-48February Challenge - filmmaker teams create short films set in present-day Boise; shown at i-48 film festival in April 2019
Idaho Dance Theatre: 30th Anniversary Season with November 2018 and April 2019 performances
Idaho Horror Film Festival: 3-day event with workshops, screenings, and activities for all ages to cultivate a robust local film culture (Oct. 2018)
Idaho Office for Refugees: World Refugee Day, supporting performances, artisans, and the citizenship ceremony (June 2019)
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: ACCESS program, to support tickets, education, assisted listening devices, and sign language at select shows
Lauren Edson Dance (LED): Ghost Notes - Spring 2019 multi-disciplined performance
MING Studios: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 3 major solo exhibitions featuring local artist [William Lewis] and two international artists)
Opera Idaho: Laura Kaminsky's chamber opera As One and accompanying lecture (May 2019)
Radio Boise: 2018-2019 General Operating Support, including in-studio performances, streaming programming, and new programs
Story Story Night: 2018-2019 Season Support - 6 flagship shows and 30+ workshops
StoryFort (Christian Winn): Supporting nearly 50 events; 25+ during TreeFort and additional themed events in the 2018-2019 fiscal year
TAG Historical Research: Traveling Trolley Time Capsule - exhibit housed inside a trolley that visits key points along historic streetcar routes
Wingtip Press: Print Boise River - Community workshops at libraries and 3rd grade classrooms; all-day printing even ending with public exhibit

$4,000 Awards

Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Server to support collections and access
Boise All-Ages Movement Project: New Season Kick-Off - two low-cost concerts for youth, targeting ages 13-24
Campfire Theatre Festival 2019: A multi-day theater festival with staged readings from emerging playwrights, workshops, and performances
Idaho Japanese Association: Japan Day (Sept. 2, 2019) with performers, vendors, food, and games; additional New Year's event 
Stevens Historical Research Associates: "This Ain't No Lunch Bucket Town": The Evolution of Identity in Boise, Idaho - research, interviews, and transcription

$3,500 Award

Boise Philharmonic: Musicians in the Classroom - visits to Boise 2nd-grade classrooms to introduce music concepts aligned with curriculum

$3,000 Awards

Boise Old Time: First Friday Square Dances - family-friendly community dance series held monthly from September - May
Colossal Cinematic Showcase: Two premieres showing local filmmakers' shorts - providing opportunities to view local work and network
Olivia Weitz and Arlie Sommer: Audio postcards and portraits of Basque "mortzilla" sausage makers (exhibited at Basque Museum)
Serenata Chamber Orchestra: Free concert for 90-piece orchestra with Jim Cockey as featured composer (Nov. 2018)
The Boise Chordsmen: Idaho Youth Barbershop Festival instruction with free evening performances (Sept. 2019)

$2,500 Award

One Stone: Ripple Studios - instruments and recording equipment to augment recording studio; free use for all high school students in Boise

$2,000 Awards

Rock on Wheels: Music education outreach classes for refugee youth
Sean Dahlman: The Gradient Project, a multi-media performance featuring film, dance, and live music; also includes music sampling workshops

Fiscal Year 2018

Ballet Idaho: $5,000 | Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: $4,000 | Basques in the military exhibit
Big Tree Arts: $5,000 | Loud Writers’ workshops and community slam events
Boise All Ages Movement Project: $4,000 | Concert series targeted to youth and young adults ages 13-24 years
Boise Baroque Orchestra: $5,000 | 2017-2018 season support
Boise Contra Dance Society: $1,000 | Participatory contra dance series with callers and live music
Boise Film Foundation: $3,000 | Workshops and community events related to film and filmmakers
Boise Men’s & Women’s Choruses: $5,000 | General operating support for 2017-2018 concert series
Boise Music Week: $5,000 | Free public events and performances for 100th Anniversary season
Boise Philharmonic: $5,000 | Musicians in the Classroom 2017-2018 (Boise School District 2nd-graders)
Campfire Theatre: $3,000 | Community theater 3-day festival in 2018 with staged readings, workshops, and guest performances
Christian Winn: $5,000 | Storyfort, literary and storytelling program series
Common Ground Community Chorus: $2,000 | Operational and production support for 2017-2018 season performances
Elizabeth Rodgers: $5,000 | Short narrative film centered on theme of Boise as a Welcoming City
*Global Lounge: $10,000 | World Village Fest, a 3-day multicultural event
HomeGrown Theatre: $4,000 | Horrific Puppet Affair performances
i48: $3,000 | Documentary project focused on Boise-related subjects
Idaho Dance Theatre: $5,000 | All Embracing-themed 2017-2018 season performances
Idaho Horror Film Festival: $5,000 | Multi-faceted film festival to showcase and support local emerging filmmakers
Idaho Japanese Association: $2,000 | Japanese Day 2018 featuring cultural performances, food, vendors, and art
*Idaho Office for Refugees: $6,000 | World Refugee Day, free community and cultural event
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: $5,000 | Access Program, educational and experiential opportunities for underserved audiences
Idaho Writers Guild: $4,000 | Idaho Writers Conference presenting workshops, seminars, consultations, and youth writers track
Janet Lo: $5,000 | Madam Mao theatrical performances exploring the story of Chairman Mao’s widow 
Land Trust of the Treasure Valley: $3,000 | Les Bois Film Festival featuring locally produced nature films
LED: $5,000 | Waters into Wilderness performance combining dance, original live music, and film
Migration Theory: $5,000 | small matters: a big project about little things, immersive live-art performances
MING Studios: $5,000 | Artist in Residency program, local artist exhibitions, Artist Talks series, and monthly workshops  
Opera Idaho: $5,000 | André Previn’s, A Streetcar Named Desire contemporary opera performances
Preservation Idaho: $2,000 | History of Randolph Robertson Neighborhood and its residential architecture
Radio Boise: $5,000 | Live in-studio community programs featuring musicians, performers, writers, and artists
Rock on Wheels: $2,000 | Outreach education programs for veterans and at-risk youth
Story Story Night: $5,000 | Storytelling programs and events in Boise for 2017-2018 season
Vivid Artist Spaces: $2,000 | Support to launch new work space for artists 
Wingtip Press: $5,000 | Print Boise III: free printmaking workshops exploring Boise neighborhoods’ history and culture

* WELCOMING CITY RECIPIENTS - Two organizations received additional funding for their proposals’ alignment with the spirit of the City of Boise’s Welcoming City Resolution (71-17) approved January 31, 2017.

Fiscal Year 2017

208 Ensemble: $5,000 ǀ Operational and production support for 2016-2017 season
Ballet Idaho: $10,000 ǀ Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: $4,000 ǀ Interpretive signage and educational products for historic Cyrus Jacobs Uberuaga Boardinghouse and Museum
Bogus Basin Recreational Association: $7,000 ǀ Traveling exhibit and accompanying video celebrating Bogus Basin's 75th anniversary
Boise Baroque Orchestra: $5,000 ǀ Artistic and administrative support for 2016-2017 Season
Boise Contemporary Theater: $10,000 ǀ General support for 2016-2017 season and programs
Boise Gay Men’s Chorus: $5,000 ǀ General support for 2016-2017 men's chorus and women's chorus 
Boise Philharmonic: $10,000 ǀ Musicians in the Classroom 2016-2017 (Boise School District 2nd-graders)
Boise Rock School: $2,000 ǀ Music camp scholarships for refugee and underserved youth
Chris Copelin: $5,000 ǀ Two Quarters Collective vending machine with hand-written letters stationed at Boise Public Library
Christian Winn: $5,000 ǀ Storyfort, four-day program (writing workshops, speakers, storytelling) free to the public
Elizabeth Rodgers: $5,000 ǀ Collaborative short narrative film set in Boise
Friends of MK Nature Center: $8,000 ǀ Mosaic art with interpretive signage at MK Nature Center
Ghosts & Projectors: $5,000 ǀ Support for 2016-2017 poetry reading series
Global Lounge: $10,000 ǀ Multicultural performances for free 3-day World Village event
Idaho Dance Theatre: $7,000 ǀ Season performances with collaborative components and film production
Idaho Green Fest: $5,000 ǀ Artistic and performance components for free community event
Idaho Horror Film Festival: $10,000 ǀ Multi-faceted film festival with educational programs for emerging filmmakers
Idaho Office for Refugees: $3,000 ǀ World Refugee Day, free community event with cultural performances, art, and citizenship ceremony
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: $8,000 ǀ Access Program, educational and experiential opportunities for underserved audiences
Idaho Writers Guild: $3,000 ǀ Idaho Writers Conference presenting professional workshops, seminars, and access to agents and manuscript editors
Jordan Noël Hawkes: $6,000 ǀ Filmfort year-round community workshops, screenings, and discussions to support local filmmakers
Kristin Hill: $4,000 ǀ Chiaroscuro experiential multidiscipline and collaborative art installation
LED: $7,000 ǀ This Way to Egress performance combining dance, original live music, and film
MING Studios: $5,000 ǀ Contrappunto large-scale installation and exhibition related to mega fires by Giuseppe Licari
Mladi Behar: $8,000 ǀ Sevdah Music Festival comprised of lecture, workshop, and concert
Off Center Dance: $7,000 ǀ Spring 2017 performances inspired by Idaho landscapes and the four elements
Opera Idaho: $6,000 ǀ Johan Strauss Jr.'s operetta Die Fledermaus performances
Preservation Idaho: $5,000 ǀ New website featuring cultural resources and educational offerings
Radio Boise: $5,000 ǀ Live in-studio programs and on-air recordings featuring local and visiting musicians, performers, writers, and artists
Steven Cody Gittings: $5,000 ǀ Production and presentation of original film Captain Marquad and the Misfits
Story Story Night: $5,000 ǀ Support for 2016-2017 storytelling season in Boise
Wingtip Press: $5,000 ǀ Public printmaking workshops exploring downtown Boise's historical and cultural diversity

Fiscal Year 2016

Angie Smith: Large scale vinyl portraits of refugees hung in downtown Boise - $10,000
Ballet Idaho: Learning through Dance arts education program - $5,000
Big Tree Arts: Loud Writers' Project / Slam of Steel - $5,000
Boise Gay Men's Chorus: Operational and production support for 2015-2016 season - $5,000
Christian Winn: StoryFort literary presentations and events during Treefort Music Fest - $5,000
Donald Winiecki: Making the Familiar Strange exhibit and corresponding lectures - $5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television: Catalogue archived footage to facilitate public accessibility - $7,500
Ghosts & Projectors: Quarterly poetry reading series with local and touring poets - $5,000
Global Lounge: Global Village, a three-day multicultural event in downtown Boise (June 2016) - $10,000
Idaho Green Fest: Art and performance components for Earth Day event in downtown Boise - $5,000
Idaho Horror Film Festival: Professional development components to support local filmmaking - $10,000
Idaho Office for Refugees: World Refugee Day and art mural in Grove Plaza (June 2016) - $3,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Access program for underserved audiences - $10,000
Imperium Cinema/Second Circle: Short film production integrating film and theater communities - $10,000
Joe Golden: Ladies First script production and reading - $7,500
LED: This Side of Paradise performance / LAB educational sessions - $5,000
Mike Winter: Sights and Sounds of Cuba concert and dance performance - $3,000
MING Studios: Museum of Broken Relationships traveling exhibition - $5,000
Mladi Behar: Cooking and cultural education course series - $7,500
Off Center Dance: Folding and Unfolding dance performances - $2,000
Opera Idaho: Glory Denied, Tom Cipullo's opera production and performance - $10,000
Preservation Idaho: Resource guide to Boise mid-century modern residential architecture - $5,000
Rock on Wheels: Pop-up music education and outreach to targeted Boise populations - $7,500
TAG Historical Research: Brochure and presentation on historical figure, Walter E. Pierce - $1,000

Fiscal Year 2015

Adrien Kien: Storyfort 2015 showcase of authors and storytellers - $5,000
Ballet Idaho: Learning through Dance arts education program - $2,500
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Basque Music of Boise - $3,000
Big Tree Arts: Loud Writers' Project / Slam of Steel - $5,000
Boise Blues Society: Blues in the Schools program - $5,000
Boise Contemporary Theater: BCT Theater Lab - $3,000
Boise Baroque Orchestra: Support for administrative operations and performers - $5,000
Boise Philharmonic: Chamber Music in Sacred Spaces series - $5,000
Carissa Sindon: SEEN, a photography project and exhibit - $3,000
Elizabeth Rodgers: Mini-documentaries exploring creative people in Boise - $5,000
Ghosts & Projectors: Quarterly poetry reading series with local and touring poets - $3,000
Global Lounge: World Village event featuring artists, performers, crafts, and workshops - $5,000
Idaho Office for Refugees: World Refugee Day - $2.000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Access Program - $5,000
Idaho Writers Guild: Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous - $5,000
Michael Hartwell/Michael Baltzell: Original theater performance (The Fisherman and His Soul) - $5,000
Opera Idaho: Production of Tchaikovsky's opera, Evgeny Onegin
Preservation Idaho: Programs and interpretive information support materials - $4,000
The Peregrine Fund's World Center Birds for Birds of Prey: Timeline exhibit - $2,000
Wingtip Press: Workshops and artists-in-resident program - $4,000

Fiscal Year 2014

Artistans4Hope: Voices in Transition Experiential Story Quilts - $3,000
Ballet Idaho: Alice in Wonderland Performance - $2,000
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Basque Walking Tour Brochure - $1,000
Big Tree Arts: Loud Writers Project & Slam of Steel - $5,000
Boise Contemporary Theater: BCT Theater Lab - $3,000
Boise Baroque Orchestra: Season Support (Musicians, Marketing, and Administration) - $4,000
Boise Philharmonic: Boise performance of Tilson Thomas, from the Diary of Anne Frank - $2,000
Boise Rock School: Outreach Program with St. Luke's Children's Hospital School - $4,000
Frances Barnhill: Journalistic Profiles of Boise Artists (w/KBSU Public Radio) - $4,000
Ghosts & Projectors: General Season Support for Public Poetry Project - $3,000
HomeGrown Theatre: DIRT - Theatrical Production and Performance - $4,000
Idaho Center for the Book - Distribution of 25th Anniversary Book of Idaho Dance Theatre - $5,000
Idaho Office for Refugees - World Refugee Day - $1,000
Idaho Writers Guild: Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous -  $2,000
Matthew Hansen: Shake it Up After School (Shakespeare Productions at Title I Schools) - $5,000
Opera Idaho: Two One-Act Operas. Giannia Schicchi & Trouble in Tahiti - $5,000
Preservation Idaho: Downtown Architecture and History Walking Tour Program - $4,000
William Anderson White III: River Street Neighborhood Oral Histories and Website - $5,000

Fiscal Year 2013

Return of the Boise Valley People - Shosone-Bannock Tribes Cultural Committee, $5,000

Read Me: Impressions of Boise, Idaho - Ada Community Library, $2,000
Horse Power: Celebrating 150 Years of Horse at Work in Boise - Alayne Blickle, $3,000
Boise City, The First 150 Years: A Fiber Map - Alize Norman, $2,000
Story Quilt Project Photo Journal - Artisans4Hope, $2,000
Boise: Gem of the Mountains Storytelling - Ben Kemper, $4,000
The Loud Writers' Program - Big Tree Arts, $2,000
Boise's Muscial History - Boise Baroque Orchestra, $3,000
Boise History Timeline Project - Bown House Committee, $5,000
Digitalizing Institutional Records of Past Residents - Children's Home Society of Idaho, $3,000
Guest Artist Exhibition - Enso Artspace, $2,000
Dia de los Muertos - Friends of the Historical Museum, $5,000
Victorian Boise at the Bishop's House - Friends of the Bishop's House, $2,000
World Village for BOISE 150 Anniversary Party - Global Lounge Group, $4,000
Boise Plein Air Art Competition - Green Chutes and Whorled Traveler Design, $5,000
Mural Project - Idaho Human Rights Education Center, $1,000
Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous - Idaho Writers Guild, $2,000
Mobile Media Interpretation of the Boise River Trail - Jane Rohling, $3,000
Julia Davis Park Docent Tour - Julia Davis Park Coalition, $1,000
Junior League of Boise's 85th Anniversary Historical Exhibit - Junior League of Boise, $5,000
Boise's History Print Development and Exhibition -Kelly Bickle, $3,000
Boise Schools Musical: Its History, People, and Places - Marguerite Lawrence, $2,000
Boise Large-Format Photographic Portraits - Melanie Flitton Folwell, $3,000
Susannah - Opera Idaho, $5,000
Historic Boise Buildings by the Decades Preservation Idaho, $1,000
View from a Pedal Buggy: A Documentary - Retroscope Media, $4,000
High School Student Art Contest Sarah Whelan, $3,000
A Bird's Eye View of Boise's First 150 Years -Studio Maelstrom, $3,000
Local Color: BOISE 150 Exhibit Catalogue - Treasure Valley Artists' Alliance, $5,000
Historical West End Walking Tour - Veterans Park Neighborhood Association, $4,000
Remarkable Boise Women 1863-2013 Printmaking Project, Wingtip Press, $2,000

Boise Philharmonic                               $10,000
Basque Museum and Cultural Center     $10,000
Boise Contemporary Theater                $10,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival                  $15,000 (Co-Cultural Ambassador)
Trey McIntyre Project                           $15,000  (Co-Cultural Ambassador, year 3)

Ballet Idaho, $2,000

Fiscal Year 2012

Computer for architectural database - Boise Architecture Project $1,467
Outreach & support for musicians- Boise Baroque $2,598
General support of 11-12 season - Boise Contemporary Theater $2,000
Idaho Loud Writers Project - Big Tree Arts $1,667
Valley Visions Literary Art Magazine - Boise Public Schools Educational Foundation $1,469
Walking tour brochure - Jacey Brain $1,224
General support - Idaho Dance Theater $3,048
General support - i48/ True West $1,292
Korean Cultural Day - Idaho Korean Association $2,166
"Modern Masters" lecture series - Modern Idaho/ Preservation Idaho $399
Water Unites Us - Idaho Rivers Guild $1,036
Support for "Writers & Readers Conference - Idaho Writers Guild $4,126
Performances at the Depot - Barbra Martin-Sparrow $2,660
Support for "Fiesta Tropical" - $1,261
Support for "Ballad of Baby Doe" - Opera Idaho $1,500
Original Film "Refuge City" - Tracy Sunderland $1,500
Scholarships - TRICA $3,067
Poetry reading series - Megan Williams $1,685
Affordable workshops - Wingtip Press $3,033
Morrison Center - Family Theater Series $3,341

The Office of the Mayor awarded an additional $60,000 in one-time economic development funds to four other organizations, as listed below.

Ballet Idaho $15,000
Boise Philharmonic $15,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $15,000
Trey McIntyre Project (Cultural Ambassador, year 2) $15,000

Fiscal Year 2011

Boise Philharmonic $6,893
Idaho Dance Theater $5,352
Opera Idaho, Inc. $7,949
Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts $4,806

Idaho Loud Writers' Project - Big Tree Arts, Inc. $1,412
Shake It Up After Schoo l- Matthew Hansen $1,387
Idaho Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps Service - Idaho Returned Peace Corps Volunteers $1,362
Promenade Music Festival - Underground Uncovered Productions $1,322
Bringing "Killadelphia" to Boise - Hollis Welsh $1,281
History and Influence of the Old Penitentiary Exhibit- Idaho State Historical Society $1,281
Music Without Borders - Darkwood Consort and Gary Stroutsos $1,271
Guitars for Kids - Boise Rock School $1,150
Dickens' A Christmas Carol - Knock 'em Dead Dinner Theatre $1,072
Literary Agents Workshop - Idaho Writers Guild $953
Photographic Walking Tours - Amber Grubb $1,089
The Crafting of Our Youth Program - The Idaho School of Art and Craft (Mend Inc.) $1,089
Boise Community Jazz Symposia Series - Boise Jazz Society $1,079
Central Bench Spring Festival - Janet Littley $1,079
Performances at the Depot - Barbara Martin-Sparrow $1,052
Silent Film for Region VII AGO Convention - Les Boise Chapter of American Guild of Organists $1,059
Kinetic Kitchen: A Dance Experiment - Kelli Brown $1,059

The Office of the Mayor awarded an additional $105,000 in one-time economic development funds to five other organizations, as listed below.

Ballet Idaho $20,000
Basque Museum and Cultural Center $20,000
Boise Contemporary Theater $20,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $20,000
Trey McIntyre Project - Designated the City's Cultural Ambassador $25,000

Fiscal Year 2010

Ballet Idaho $3,352
Basque Museum $1,895
Boise Contemporary Theater $2,337
Boise Philharmonic $3,582
Idaho Dance Theater $1,718
Idaho Shakespeare Festival  $5,456
Opera Idaho $2,184
Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts $1,901
Trey McIntyre Project $2,574

8th St. Marketplace AiR, Citywide expansion of artist in residence program - Adrian & Sabine $ 1,075
Three Tall Women (play) - Alley Repertory Theater $ 646
Corridos/Mexican Ballads - Ana Maria Schactell $ 1,164
Contemporary Judaica Exhibition & Lecture - Anika Smulovitz $ 1,022
Mural art project - ArtFaire $ 952
South Boise Neighborhood History - Barbara Perry Bauer $ 1,155
Early Boise Stories: storytelling project - Ben Kemper $ 1,066
Idaho Loud Writers Project - Big Tree Arts $ 1,040
Community Jazz Symposium Series - Boise Jazz Society $ 986
Choral presentation of Handel's Messiah - Boise Master Chorale $ 422
Guitars for Kids - Boise Rock School $ 729
Guillaume, Guillaume, Truid & Swan: Concert - Darkwood Consort $ 991
Boise Architecture Project - Douglas StanWiens $ 1,200
Live and Local Series - Go Listen Boise $ 1,075
The Best of New York International Children's Film Festival - Idaho Film Foundation $ 986
Playwriting Workshop - Idaho Writers Guild $ 833
Boise by Burns- historical photography - Kelly Bickle $ 880
Shake it up after School: Shakespeare for kids - Matt Hansen $ 1,111
Heritage Home Tour booklet - Preservation Idaho $ 711
Boise Double Take: electronic history book - Rich Binsacca $ 827
Indian Classical Dance - Sneha Prakash $ 475
Boise Intergenerational Choir - Vashti Summervill $ 653

Fiscal Year 2009

Boise Contemporary Theater $ 4,723.58
Boise Philharmonic $ 6,696.45
Ballet Idaho $ 6,510.89
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $ 9,758.71
Opera Idaho $ 4,310.71
Trey McIntyre Project $ 5,000

Literary Arts Newsletter - Betty Rodgers $ 500.00
Loud Writers Youth Poetry Workshops - Big Tree Arts $ 1,000.00
Viola/Bass Clairnet duo - Darkwood Consort $ 1,000.00
Modern Dance Concert - Drop Dance Collective $ 800.00
Aspen Groves Historic Public Art Project - Earl Swope $ 1,000.00
History of Brazilian Music Lecture - Elisabth Blin $ 500.00
Hitchcock Building Public Art - Grant Olsen $ 1,000.00
Choreographer Jennifer Freeman - Idaho Dance Theatre $ 800.00
SITI Performing Arts Training Workshop - Lisa Lechner & Tracy Sunderland $ 1,000.00
Corthell Stero Main Street Photos - Morgan Dethman $ 1,000.00
Historic City Hall Photos - Noreen Shanafelt $ 700.00
Korean Dance Cultural Exchange - Okhee Chang $ 500.00
Dancing Through Schools - Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts $ 1,500.00
Special Olympics Dance Performance - Wright Foot Forward $ 1,200.00

Fiscal Year 2008

Boise Contemporary Theater Anchor $7,306.79
Boise Philharmonic $10,358.57
Ballet Idaho $10,071.54
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $15,095.50
Opera Idaho $6,667.60

Amy Westover & Jennifer Wood - "The Deal" community arts card deck $ 1,500
Big Tree Arts - Spoken Word Reading and Workshop Series $ 1,000
Boise Community Radio - Project Expansion of radio webcasting programs and promotion $ 500
Boise Jazz Society - Community jazz symposium series $ 1,000
Boise Urban Garden School - Sustainability mural project $ 1,000
BOSCO Boise Open Studio Collective - Public Receptions $ 1,500
Children's Dance Institute - Cultural Respect Program $ 1,500
Darkwood Consort - Dance works musical collaboration $ 1,000
Gene Harris Jazz Festival - Gene Harris All Stars student performance $ 500
Idaho Dance Theatre - Collaboration with visual artist Saul Bernstein $ 1,500
Idaho Film Foundation - i48 Film Festival $ 1,250
Idaho Metal Arts Guild - Professional development workshop $ 500
Kirsten Furlong Visual - art exhibition "Pocahontas Meets Hello Kitty" $ 1,000
Stephanie Wilde - "Half a Life" limited edition publication $ 1,500
Tashi Brooks Dondup - The City of Trees Cinema Club educational outreach $ 1,000
Treasure Valley Community Television - Silents Are Golden: A Family Evening at the Egyptian $ 500
Viralai De Bois - Bisclaveret: Poetic narrative and music $ 1,500

Fiscal Year 2007

Ballet Idaho $6,429.70
Boise Contemporary Theater $4,477.26
Boise Philharmonic $ 6,740.52
Idaho Shakespeare $ 9,598.60
Opera Idaho $ 4,003.92

Balance Dance Group - Support a new work by former Balance Dancer, Johanna Kirk $ 500
Darkwood Consort - Support a concert celebrating the 15th Year Anniversary $ 1,489
Drop Dance Collective - Support a dance concert based on play "The Ghost Sonata" $ 750
Gene Harris Jazz Festival - Support aspiring students of jazz music $ 1,350
Idaho Black History Museum - Support a gospel music workshop and concert $ 1,350
Idaho Dance Theatre - Support composer David Alan Ernest for Spring performance $ 1,443
Idaho Parents Unlimited/VSA - Support a concert with jazz vocalist, Lisa Thornson $ 1,350
Poetry Slam Incorporated - Support Poetry Slam Reading and Workshop Series $ 1,420
Spontaneous Productions Inc. - Support for re-enactment of "Big Bill" Haywood trial of 1907 $1,350

Fiscal Year 2006

Ballet Idaho Anchor $ 4,305
Boise Contemporary Theater $ 3,034
Boise Philharmonic $ 4,763
Idaho Dance Theatre $ 2,093
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $ 6,643
Opera Idaho $ 2,662

Balance Dance Group - Support to hire Tahni Holt, Choreographer/dancer from Portland $ 1,274
Boise Master Chorale - Support for a concert with music for Handel's "Messiah" $ 1,311
BCT & iSF Consortium - Support of the production "I Am My Wife" $ 1,311
Darkwood Consort - Support for the 2006 concert season $ 1,352
Drop Dance Collective - Support of a dance concert and hiring of three choreographers $ 1,291
ID Film Foundation - Support of the 2006 Idaho Film Festival $ 1,210
Doug Copsey - Support a coffee table book on the history of the ISF $ 1,251

Fiscal Year 2005

Ballet Idaho $2,552.00
Boise Contemporary Theater $1,790.00
Boise Philharmonic $2,744.00
Idaho Dance Theatre $1,222.00
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $3,749.00
Opera Idaho $1,443.00

Balance Dance Group - Fees for dance collaboration with Amy O'Brien $ 1,094
Boise Master Chorale - Support for a concert with music from the Lewis and Clark Era $ 1,165
Company of Fools - To support a production of "Uncle Vanya" $ 1,094
Darkwood Consort - Support for the 2995 concert season $ 1,200
Drop Dance Collective - Support of a dance concert and hiring of three choreographers $ 1,059
Idaho Children's Arts Network - To support a series of theatre opportunities for youth in Boise $ 1,130
Interior Designers of Idaho - To support Chair Affair, furniture design competition $ 1,023
Sabra Comins - To support a project to create ceramic trail markers along nature walks $ 1,235

Fiscal Year 2004

Ballet Idaho $3,099
Boise Contemporary Theater $2,219
Boise Philharmonic $3,400
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $4,523
Opera Idaho $1,656

Balance Dance Group - Fees for dance collaboration Clark/Charlotte Boye-Christiansen $ 1,054
Boise Master Chorale - Support a four-concert season October-March $ 983
Darkwood Consort - Five Season Concerts, residency, support artist fees $ 1,124
Idaho Dance theater - Support for a program to serve underserved economic/racial minorities $ 1,089
Idaho Film Foundation - Support for the 8th annual film festival $ 1,054
Drop Dead Collective - Support the production of a dance concert $ 1,018
Zella Bardsley - Support a month-long exhibition featuring Idaho women artists $ 948
Ward Hooper - Support phase two of "Art in Transit", art posters in bus stop kiosks $ 1,159
Grant Olsen - Support distribution of free posters as a form of arts outreach $ 1,018

Fiscal Year 2003

Ballet Idaho $2,604
Boise Contemporary Theater $1,637
Boise Philharmonic $2,792
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $3,531
Opera Idaho $1,436

Balance Dance Group - Fees for dance collaboration Clark/Judith McConnell Steele $931
Boise Music Week - Royalities for "Annie Get Your Gun" April/May 2003 $985
CC Photography & Digital Design - Display of local High School Art $623
ISF/ITY/BCT Consortium - Plays Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Idaho 'Theater for Youth $877
Darkwood Consort - Five Season Concerts, residency, support artist fees $958
Friends of Children and Families - Design of theater-type portable sets $931
Idaho Children's Arts Network - Theater opportunities for Boise Youth $931
Idaho Dance theater - Design costumes for 3 new works by IDT $904
Idaho Film Foundation - Support the annual 3-day film festival $824
Interior Designers of Idaho - To present Chair Affair $904
Ward Hooper - Posters and bookmarks for BUS stops $958
Jeanette Ross - Story telling programs in partnership with Head Start/Cen $674 

Fiscal Year 2002

Boise Philharmonic $12,500
Ballet Idaho $2,543
Boise Contemporary Theater $1,264
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $2,872
Opera Idaho $1,321

Boise Music Week - Royalties for "Oliver", starting April, 2002 $ 1,404
Idaho Childrens Arts Network - Children's theater opportunities in Boise Schools $ 1,500
Idaho Dance Theater - Fees for guest Choreographer $ 1,500
Jazz Educators of Idaho, Inc. - Jazz performances and clinic for music students $ 1,500
South Jr. High School - Public art mural at South Junior High $ 1,238
Balance Dance Company - Fees for a local musician and sound designer $ 1,395
Darkwood Consort - 01-02 season: Concerts, residency, events $ 1,500
Consortium ISF/ITY-BCT - Youth casting for a full length classical play $ 1,220
Interior Designers of Idaho - To present Chair Affair, November 2001 $ 1,483
Log Cabin Literary Center - To present Log Cabin Book fest, September 2002 $ 1,500

Fiscal Year 2001

Ballet Idaho $1,934
Idaho Shakespeare $2,275
Opera Idaho $1,365

Balance Dance Company - Fees for a professional lighting designer for 00-01season $1,024
Boise Contemporary Theater - Artist fees for annual "3 by 3" staged readings $1,160
Darkwood Consort - 00-'01 season: Concerts, First Thursday Events, First Night $ 1,263
Idaho Film Foundation - Fifth Annual Film Festival $874
Consortium, ISF/ITY - BCT/CAMPAR - Youth casting for a full length classical play $1,024
Log Cabin Literary Center - To present Log Cabin Book fest SEP '01 $1,092
Philip Atlakson - Production of short film, Spring '01 $1,092
Zella Bardsley - Exhibition of Female artists working in steel and other metals $1,297
Boise Master Chorale - To present concerts '00--'01 season $1,232
Idaho Children's Arts Network - Children's theater opportunities in Boise schools $1,160
Idaho Dance Theater - Artist's fees for costumer/designer for season $1,229
Jazz Educators of Idaho, Inc. - Jazz performances and clinic for music students $1,024
American Guild of Organists-Les Bois Chap - organ masterclass/workshop and organ recital $955

Fiscal Year 2000

Ballet Idaho $2,125
Idaho Shakespeare $2,375
Opera Idaho $1,250

Balance Dance Company - Guest artist-in-residence $1,425
Boise Contemporary Theater - "3x3 @ Flicks" three staged readings $950
Boise Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter - "Art of the Eye" Exhibition $750
Carol Gay Cantor - "Dressed in Crystals", exhibition of porcelain $1,125
Matthew Christensen - New choreography "Dance Tribute to Gene Harris" $1,425
Dano Madden - Write and direct a play for Idaho Theater for Youth $1,275
Boise Little Theater, Inc. - Youth casting for "Bye Bye Birdie" $870
Boise Music Week - Royalties for "Sound of Music $850
Boise State University - Summerfest 2000, a series of Concerts $1,125
Darkwood Consort - "Around the World in 80 Decades", Concerts $1,425
Idaho Dance Theater - Short educational/promotional film $1,275
Jazz Educators of Idaho, Inc. - "Jazz Under the Stars", Guest Artists $1,425
Deborah Ann Hardee - "Grief", a photography exhibition: artist fees $1,275

Fiscal Year 1999

Ballet Idaho $1,433
Idaho Theatre for Youth $1,433
Opera Idaho $1,433

Darkwood Consort - $1,500
Zella Bardsley - $1,200
Idaho Film Foundation - $1,000
LCLC - $ 1,500
Balance - $ 1,500
Agostino Bonaminio - $ 1,250
Jazz Educators - $ 1,500
Idaho Dance Theatre - $ 1,500
Boise Master Chorale - $ 1,200
Christine Raymond - $ 1,500

Fiscal Year 1998

Idaho Shakespeare $1,250
Opera Idaho $1,000
Ballet Idaho $1,250
Idaho theatre for Youth $1,250

Summerfest 98 - $500
Idaho Black History - $1,250
Idaho Fish and Wildlife - $750
Bloise Blues Society - $250
Idaho Alliance for Arts - $1,250
Idaho Dance Theatre - $500
Balance - $1,000
Dwaine Carver - $1,500
Boise Con. Theatre - $1,500
Idaho Film Fdn. - $1,500
Laurie Blakeslee - $1,500
Sherrye Lee - $750
Rick Friesen - $1,500
LCLC - $1,500 

Fiscal Year 1997

Ballet Idaho $1,250
Idaho Shakespeare $1,250
Idaho Theater for Youth $1,250
Opera Idaho $1,250

Boise Blues Society - $1,000
Boise Con. Theatre - $1,000
Idaho Dance Theatre - $1,250
Summerfest 97 - $500
Rick Keating - $1,250