A statewide regranting program for artist-organized projects, administered by SPACE Gallery on behalf of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Regional Regranting Network.

The Deadline to apply is Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11:59pm


Sunday, August 26, 2018   12p – 1p

The Apohadion Theater


Sunday, September 9, 2018   12p – 1p

Buoy Gallery


Monday, September 10, 2018   6p – 7p

Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Maine Farmland Trust


Sunday, September 16, 2018   12p – 1p

Camden International Film Festival


Friday, September 28th, 2018   6p – 7p

Tides Institute & Museum of Art


Saturday, September 29, 2018   12p – 1p

The Cannery at South Penobscot



Tuesday, October 9, 2018   6p – 7p


Please bring a copy of your narrative to workshop with a stranger


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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