Burning Man's 2015 Expenses

Where does the money go?


This is a full accounting of Burning Man Project's expenses in 2015. It includes operations for Black Rock City and our year-round programs. This nifty chart is a visualization of data found in our 2015 Form 990.

Programming expenses (e.g. Burning Man Arts and Burners Without Borders) are spread across many categories. For a detailed description of program areas and 2015 accomplishments in each, read our Annual Report. To see how these expenses compare to other years, check out our Annual Expenses page.

Note: The IRS groups nonprofit expenses into 3 categories: Programming, Administration, and Fundraising. For more detail about these categories, read our FAQ.

  • programming
  • administration
  • fundraising