Everyday, Burners Without Borders transforms communities through innovative disaster relief programs and community initiatives that make a lasting impact. 

 

 
 
 

Global Wave of Service 2017 - Accepting Projects!

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Goal:  To create awareness within the Burning Man Regional Network of the BWB civic engagement mission. This mission is to globally promote activities that support a community’s inherent capacity to thrive by ... Read More

 

Community Micro-Grant Program 2017

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BWB is excited to announce the launch of our 9th annual community grant program, and you are invited to apply! To date, BWB has provided over $100K in grants for over 90 projects that have made a positive impact aroun... Read More

 
 
 

The Cotatitarod : A Costumed Shopping Cart Race to Support Local Food Banks

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North Bay Burners just completed their first year doing a shopping cart race modeled after the CHIditarod. Held in the little town of Cotati about a hundred miles north of San Francisco, this event brought t... Read More

 

Walk the Talk Civic Grant 2017 - Winners Announced

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This year's 2017 Walk the Talk grant cycle received 9 submissions.  In a workshop on Saturday morning of the conference 26 community leaders came together to discuss the meaning of community investment and what i... Read More

 

ELS Civic Ignition Grant 2017- Winners Announced

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Our 2017 ELS Civic Ignition cycle received 16 submissions.  On Saturday of the conference 22 community members came together to discuss the submissions, producing a meaningful and at the same time difficult ... Read More

 
 
 

Report: Kathmandu Humanitarian Mini-Maker Faire

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Following the success of our collaboration with Communitere on the Mobile Resource Unit (MRU) in Black Rock City 2016, BWB was invited to participate in the world's first Humanitarian Maker Faire in Kathmandu, Nepal. ... Read More

 

Louisiana Floods-Volunteers Needed

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Between August 11 and August 14th more than 2 feet of rain fell across Southern Louisiana  causing widespread catastrophic flooding that has damaged over 150,000 homes. It will take several years for the region to re... Read More

 

Mobile Resource Unit (MRU): A Maker Container

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*We're collecting tools to restock the MRU for 2017- see what we need here:   http://bit.ly/2rALFvE Precompression 2017 CALL FOR ACTION!   Tool Donation Drive for the Burners Without Bord... Read More