2020 Application Preview

Section 1: Your information (name, email etc.)

Section 2: Tell us about your project



  • Will it Need Power (and if so, what is your power plan)
  • Does the piece incorporate flame effects, moveable pieces, and/or is it climbable?
  • If it does incorporate flame effects, moveable pieces, and/or is climbable what is your safety plan?  [(Note: if flame effects are used, your project will be subject to inspection by the Burnable Art Lead, who has final say if your project will burn during the event).]

Section 3: Tell us about you-Tell us about your experience and history with projects on the scale of the one you are proposing.  *Not having experience does not disqualify you from consideration, though for especially ambitious projects it helps to have a plan to learn new skills you will need.

  • Have you completed any other large scale art projects? (In this media? Where and when? How did the project go? Do you have pictures or recordings?)
  • You may upload photos/recording of past projects here *You must have a Google account to do so.
  • How much money do you need?  (Up to $575) We are looking for a thorough itemized budget and the amount of grant money you are requesting.Please include a reasonably researched estimate of the cost of the materials you expect to need. 
  • If you want to upload something for the budget you can do that here:
  • Have you received funding from any other entity or regional for this piece previously? If so, who and how much?
  • What is your timeline detailing the planning, creation, installment, and removal of your project?
  • Optional but encouraged: detailed drawings, CAD files/SketchUp documents, sketches, or other graphic illustrations of your creative concept.
  • We would like the artists to give community workshops outside of Flipside.  Do you think you have a workshop idea that could be provided to the community?  If so, please tell us what it is.
  • We will be having the 2021 Ignition Philter fundraiser after the fall town hall (usually held in late September/ early October.)  Would you be willing to bring the piece back for that event?

Section 4: What you need to know:

  • By applying for this grant you agree that if given the funds you plan to:
  • Work to compete your project by Flipside
  • Save  and provide receipts of materials greater than or equal to grant amount by 07/25/20.  If you do not provide this information you be disqualified from receiving a grant in the future.
  • Complete a follow up report so we can learn