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Black Rock Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for Civic Art Projects
Black Rock Arts Foundation

The Black Rock Arts Foundation was established by several of the partners who founded and produce Burning Man, an annual arts festival in the Nevada desert. Through its Grants to Artists and Civic Arts programs, BRAF works with communities in the Bay Area and around the world to collaboratively produce innovative, relevant, and pioneering works of public art that build community and empower individuals.

In pursuit of that objective, BRAF awards grants of up to $10,000 for highly interactive, community-driven, collaborative works of art that are accessible to the public and civic in scope. Grants can be applied toward the creation of the work or to the development of community programs or organizations that support the creation of interactive artworks.

Individuals, groups, and established 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are all eligible to apply. There are no geographical restrictions; the foundation supports projects worldwide.

The program does not fund any art destined for the annual Burning Man event. (There is a separate process for providing honoraria for artworks destined for the event in Black Rock City.)

Letters of Inquiry must be received no later than December 1, 2014. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit complete applications in January 2015.

Visit the BRAF website for complete program guidelines and application instructions

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Deadline: 12-01-2014

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