The Alexa Rose Foundation furthers the creative work of individual artists through grants and fellowships, strengthening the cultural environment of the Boise Valley and benefiting the community at large.


Welcome to the Alexa Rose Foundation!

We are excited to announce that applications for our fourth cycle of grant funding are now available.
The application deadline is 5:00 pm MST on February 28, 2018.

What do you need to further your creative practice? Examples of what we may fund include:

  • Tuition for classes / workshops
  • Study / work with a mentor
  • Travel related to a specific project such as a new work of art
  • Support to create new work or exhibition
  • Equipment or materials that will further the artists’ career or ability to create

See workshops below.

What’s New In 2018

The Alexa Rose Foundation is a relatively new organization – only four years old. Developing a meaningful online presence has been one of our priorities, and I am pleased to share our new website with you! Not only did we want a professional, aesthetically compelling...

November 2016

Over the past two years, the Alexa Rose Foundation has granted over $130,000 to 65 local visual artists working in various mediums.  Grants were used to fund a variety of opportunities to assist each artist in their creative development, including education, training,...


Applying for Alexa Rose Foundation Grants: Defining One’s Creative Needs

What if someone asked you to define your creative passion and identify what you truly need to further your creative work? Can you compellingly answer that question? Is it traveling to a special destination, a workshop to learn a new technique, a piece of equipment, or a chance to study with a mentor?

The Alexa Rose Foundation is investing in the creative population of Ada and Canyon County and asking exactly these questions of you. Come to this workshop to learn about what the Foundation has funded in the past, what information they are looking for from you, and how you might apply for $250 – $5,000 to further your creative practice.

No registration necessary for workshop. Free and open to artists of all disciplines.

Workshop Schedule

When:      Thursday, January 11
Time:        6 PM to 7 PM
Where:    Kuna Event Center
321 West 4th Street, Kuna, ID

When:      Tuesday, January 23rd
Time:      6 PM to 7 PM
Where:     Surel’s Place
212 E. 33rd Street, Garden City, ID

When:      Tuesday, January 16th
Time:        5 PM to 6 PM
Where:    Boise Public Main Library
Marion Bingham Room, 3rd floor
715 S. Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID

When:      Thursday, January 25th
Time:        6 PM to 7 PM
Where:     Century Club House
123 17th Avenue South, Nampa, ID

When:      Thursday, January 18
Time:        6 PM to 7 PM
Where:    Potter’s Tea House
917 N Main Street, Meridian, ID