Art Grant Restrictions

The following are not generally eligible for art grant funding:

INFRASTRUCTURE

Such as...generators, domes, pavilions, furniture, any pre-built durable items intended to build out a camp.  We have, on occasion, partially funded the purchase of equipment to build such structures.

COSTUMES

Such as...pre-constructed costume pieces purchased, or materials intended specifically for the construction of personal costumes for a performance.

DISPOSABLE CONSUMABLES

Such as...food and beverages (alcoholic or otherwise) intended for distribution or personal consumption, serveware such as plates and cups, earplugs, condoms, personal hygiene items.

RENTAL EQUIPMENT

Such as...generators, sound equipment, lighting equipment, stages.

 

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Items or projects which are deemed unsafe
  • Full (100%) funding of projects
  • Obviously commercially-based projects
  • Wages paid to an artist or build team
  • Any and all promotional material

TICKET PURCHASE

YOUtopia does not provide free or discounted tickets for the lead artist, build team, large group or camp. If financial help is needed for tickets, leads and teams are welcome to apply for the Low Income Ticket Program. However, please note that applying for a low-income ticket does not guarantee approval and you will be subject to the same criteria as all other low-income applicants.  We encourage you to purchase a ticket in the general sale.