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"The Key Bearer Project" Help us gift our way to a better world!
$2,841 raised
33% of $8.5k goal
31 contributors
30 Weeks running

Do you sometimes struggle to make sense of the world?
I had spent years feeling alone...like my thoughts were alien.
Going to my first Burning Man,
I was guided to a group of like-hearted individuals that helped me alter this feeling.
We aim to help facilitate that potential moment for others.


What is The Key Bearer Project?

The Key Bearer Project embodies the experience of forming meaningful connections and overlapping in a way that might not have happened before. It is a social movement that aims to influence our world in making more sense through a gifting process that will send participants on an adventure. On that journey, they will interact with beautiful art, people and games that lay the foundation for individuals to bond and express themselves with the embrace and encouragement of others.

Burning Man 2019 Design

The Key Bearers will bestow keys to individuals going above and beyond, displaying acts of kindness, and that person just needing a little hope. We will document why a key was issued and send the receivers to find the matching lock and gift at the Courtyard of the Key Bearers.

The Courtyard of the Key Bearers was designed to be inviting and represent symbolic structures based on universally translatable mathematical principles.  Visually appealing with a feng shui vibe, visitors will enter our central gathering area and not want to leave. This allure coupled with our gifting adventure will help bring citizens together and send them on a quest to metamorphosis.

Walk through the Archway of PI to reveal the crystals laden with gifts behind custom panels inscribed with art from around the world. Swing on the golden ratio swings or catch a glimpse of yourself in the double-sided mirror heart. Anyone can find something to explore. This Courtyard will create a massive impact by bringing people together. Time spent finding their matching lock or playing among the structures will allow them the opportunity to overlap with other amazing people. Who knows what might come of these interactions?

How Does Your Donation Help?

Even with the project constructed of mostly recycled and upcycled materials. (All acrylic and carpet was salvaged from the recent Grand Sierra Resort renovations, most of our lumber recycled from another project and shipping crates. The pipe used for the swings and some of the crystals is recycled oil field piping.) We still have along way to go in our funding goals. The remaining needs include transport costs, steel, hardware, a generator, fuel, lighting and a ton more locks!!

We are inviting anyone to help us create the highest level of interactivity possible! If you can't make a direct donation, but are heading to Burning Man, bring gifts, bring locks and attach them anywhere on the project to become a Key Bearer.

If you will not be going but are passionate about gifting, contact us, send us your gifts and we will find a surrogate to gift in your stead.


A Lasting Impact

We want to encourage these connections to continue beyond the event. Pendants will be forged from community aluminum donations, stamped with a unique serial number and a QR code allowing the receivers to connect with our team and to each other.

We will file to become a non profit and as we travel, attending different venues, the network will grow. We will work together to generate ideas that can improve the world. Once a year our community will hold a democratic vote on these ideas and their potential global impact. We will use all funds raised to make the idea with the most votes real. 

We aim to help empower individuals to chase their dreams and find happiness; in turn making this world a better place. We have a long road ahead, our goals are extensive and we would greatly appreciate any possible support in building this community.

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This is a fiscally sponsored project of the Reno Generator.
If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation,
Please contact us here Thekeybearerproject@gmail.com

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Follow us on our social media to meet the team and see the project in action:

Instagram @thekeybearerproject

Facebook @Thekeybearerproject

Please consider donating to help us bring our project to life!

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$10 USD + shipping
KBP Sticker
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A KBP sticker to place wherever you like!
1 project logo sticker.
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KBP Sticker Pack
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3 KBP stickers (2 Key Bearer Project stickers - 1 Mystery Sticker) To stick anywhere you like!
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KBP Patch
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1 KBP Patch.
Make us a permanent part of your wardrobe!!
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2 Patches (1 Project logo and one mystery)
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For a $30 donation we would love to gift you two patches as a thank you for your support. 1 Project logo/ 1 Mystery
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Custom Acrylic Pendant
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Red limited Release KBP Custom Acrylic Key Pendant threaded with soft hemp, stylish and pleasant on the skin!
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KBP Custom Acrylic Key Pendant
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Blue limited Release KBP Custom Acrylic Key Pendant threaded with soft hemp, stylish and pleasant on the skin!
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KBP Tshirt
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We couldnt do it without your support, we will send you the latest KBP Tshirt in thanks
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KBP Hoodie
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Stay Warm in knowing you helped us bring this dream to reality, and also warm in your new KBP Hoodie
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The T-shirt Hoodie combo deal
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Get our T-shirt, Hoodie, 3 stickers and infinite gratitude from our team!
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Everything
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Dreams do come true! You can get everything all rolled up into a nice little package. 1 Hoodie 1 shirt 1 acrylic pendant 3 patches and 5 stickers
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$450 USD + shipping
Crystal Color Changing Light
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Limited Edition Hand made Steel and acrylic crystal with battery powered color changing lights. Glow on with your bad self! As a thanks for your generosity, we invite you bring light wherever you go with one of these magical crystals! 18'' Tall and 7.5'' wide
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The 3 Crystall Ballers will receive all the swag and more. 2 hoodies, 2 T shirts, 2 acrylic pendants, 2 patches, 8 stickers of various designs and 1 Crystal color changing light. As a special thank you we will custom engrave the crystals panels with an image of your choice.
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The Keeper of the keys
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In appreciation for your generosity,
we will host or come to your event,
do our thing,
handing out keys and bringing people together!!!
Send us an email to talk logistics. Thekeybearers@gmail.com
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