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



Oasis Village-FREE Temporary Housing for Fire Survivors

Location: Santa rosa, ca - Map It

******    PLEASE DONATE HERE     ****** Thousands of people have been displaced by the recent Northern California fires leaving families homeless with nowhere to go. Sadly, there is not ... Read More


Hurricane Irma BWB Response

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Burners Without Borders Florida was barely back from the playa, when Irma was on target to hit the state.  They are focusing their recovery efforts on building out three Mobile Resource Units (MRU) that will be a... Read More


BWB Hurricane Harvey Response Update

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Just like with the response to Hurricane Katrina 12 years before which lead to the founding of BWB, the response to Hurricane Harvey during Burning Man was immediate, chaotic, and almost outpaced the ability to organi... Read More


Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Location: Aransas Pass, Texas - Map It

BWB Corpus Christi is on the ground organizing relief efforts in the Aransas Pass, Texas region. Please DONATE HERE to support ongoing recovery efforts. Many BWB Texas Chapters are also doing amazing work. To find out... Read More


Announcing the BWB Community Grant Winners for 2017

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The Burners Without Borders Community Micro-Grant program started in 2008 and has awarded over $170,000 over the course of its existence.  Grants of $100-1,500 are given to projects aimed at creating positive imp... Read More


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


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


Recap: The 2nd Annual BWB Global Wave of Service

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The Global Wave of Service (Formerly known as the BWB 128 Initiative) has helped create a culture of ongoing engagement of BWB projects in our Regional Burning Man Network. At the Global Leadership Conference we ma... Read More


Protectors Alliance (Standing Rock)

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Protectors Alliance is a forming organization which Burners Without Borders is proud to be incubating.  Receive the latest updates on Protectors Alliance here and find out how to support the Standing Rock Composting ... 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

Location: Denham Springs, LA - Map It

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


BWB Community Micro-Grant Winners 2016

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Since, 2007, BWB has awarded annual grants of $100-$1,000 for civic projects that grow community while making a lasting impact. The goal is to inspire people everywhere to apply their passions to the issues they care ... Read More

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