A statewide regranting program for artist-organized projects in the state of Maine, administered by SPACE Gallery and part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Regional Regranting Network.

Grant Criteria
All proposals for the Kindling Fund are reviewed by a panel of artists and/or arts professionals.
Selections will be made based upon:

  • the project concept and how bold it is
  • the form of the project and how inventive it is
  • the timeline and how feasible it appears
  • how the project considers its audience
  • what impact the project has on its community, and more importantly how well considered this is at the concept stage
  • the applicant’s ability to carry out the project based in part by past work
  • the artistic quality presented in the work samples clarity and feasibility of the budget


The 2018 Kindling Fund Info Sessions:

  • Sunday, August 26, 2018, The Apohadion Theater, 12-1pm
  • Sunday, September 9, 2018, Buoy Gallery, 12-1pm
  • Monday, September 10, 2018, Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Maine Farmland Trust, 6-7pm
  • Sunday, September 16th, 2018, Camden International Film Festival, 12-1pm
  • Friday, September 28th, 2018, Tides Institute & Museum of Art, 6-7pm
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018, The Cannery at South Penobscot, 12-1pm
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018, SPACE, Please bring a copy of your narrative to workshop with a stranger, 6-7pm

Deadline to apply for 2018 Kindling Fund: Sunday, October 14 at 11:59pm

Info Session Map:

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