Dec 19, 2018 // Art Grant Updates//Reports

 Art Grant Submissions were accepted until 05.15.19, (understanding that these grants are of a much lower monetary amount, usually ranging from $50-$1000), any questions, please contact us!

Reno Decompression profits are re-distributed directly back into our local community, so the more people who attend Reno Decom, the more art and charitable donations can be made!

The current Reno Burners LLC is: Dale Weber, Lynda Traves, Lauren Hufft, Dwayne Jones & Darren Barnes, w/invaluable help from Jenny Herz (fire/controlled burn).
2018 Event Recap:
$16,397 - decom ticket sales
$1275.48 - raffle proceeds
$17,672.48 - total revenue 2018 event - (down from 19k+ in 2017)
$6000 - 2019 event production budget est.
$1672 - 2019 admin costs est.
$10,000 available for grants 2019

Should you be in a position to donate online: our paypal address is

Here's a somewhat more detailed cost breakdown, in addition to all of the grant monies: Event Permit - $707, Fire Permit  - $175, Event Insurance - $1050, Security - $660 (varies by year), NV Business License - $350, Web Hosting / Domain - $450, Portas - $300 (unless donated), Fencing/Barricades - $275, Dumpsters/Recycling - $240, Indoor Equipment - $250, Outdoor Equipment - $500, Wristbands - $40, Taxes / Prep - $450(varies by year), Door Supplies - $75, NV Live Entertainment Tax is also 9% of the admission, so that fee changes yearly based on the revenue, so it averages $1700-$2500


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Interested in volunteering for Reno Decom? Then we'd love to hear from you! Reno Decompression is a community-based event fully sanctioned by Burning Man llc, with proceeds going directly to various local charities & art grants which is why being a volunteer and contributing however you can to Reno Decom guarantees it's positive impact far and wide.

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If you have questions about Reno Burners LLC or if you are interested in performing, fire performance, art placement, etc., then send us a message. If you don't hear back within 2 days, please resend an email.

If you are looking for grant information please direct your attention to the Art Grants page.

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