The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band at the Community Foundation is pleased to announce its latest grant funding decisions, totaling nearly $900,000 and supporting 119 nonprofits throughout the region. With this round of grants, the Bama Works Fund extends its twenty-plus years of commitment to Charlottesville and the surrounding counties. Since its inception, Bama Works has operated under the philosophy that meaningful and long-lasting change begins in the community. We are grateful for the band’s unwavering support for those most vulnerable in our region, supporting nonprofits and initiatives that are working to ensure that everyone in our region can thrive.
The Fund supported a wide range of organizations this cycle, including youth mentoring programs, environmental initiatives, and food security causes. As always, funding priority was given to organizations impacting lives in the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, and Orange. Click here for a full list of December 2022 grant recipients.
Twice each year, the Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band at the Community Foundation awards gifts through a competitive grant cycle. The current application period opened on January 15th, with an application deadline of March 15th. Click here for more information.