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    Dave Matthews Band Bama Works

    The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band is administered by the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. Established in 1999, the Bama Works Fund supports charitable programs primarily in the Charlottesville, VA area but has also responded to a wide variety of needs both nationally and internationally.  The fund has raised over $40M and has made over 1200 grants since its inception.  For more information on Bama Works grants  click here.

    The following is a selected list of grants made from the fund:

    100 Black Men of Central Virginia
    African American Teaching Fellows of Charlottesville Albemarle Inc.
    Ash Lawn Opera Festival Foundation
    AtlantiCare Foundation
    AIDS/HIV Support Services
    Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, VA
    Albemarle County Parks and Recreation Dept. Charlottesville, VA
    Albemarle Housing Improvement
    Alliance for Interfaith Ministries, Charlottesville, VA
    Alzheimer’s Association (Central Virginia)
    Arts Center in Orange, Orange, VA
    American Cancer Society
    Albemarle County Schools, Charlottesville, VA
    American Red Cross
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Charlottesville, VA
    Art Museum
    Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
    Ben Hair Just Swim For Life Foundation
    Best Buddies Illinois
    Barrett Day Care Center
    Basketball Courts at Lucks Field Playground
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Blue Ridge, Inc.
    Bike Program
    Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Charlottesville, VA
    Blue Ridge Irish Music School
    Blue Ridge House (Region Ten)
    Blue Ridge Medical Center
    Boys and Girls Club of Central VA
    Boys and Girls Club of America
    Bridge Ministry
    Building Goodness Foundation, Charlottesville, VA
    Booker T. Washington Park Charlottesville
    Charlottesville Area Community Foundation
    Charlottesville City Schools- Adult Learning Center
    Charlottesville Symphony Society
    Charlottesville Bay Foundation
    Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage-Blue Ridge Division
    Chill Foundation
    Church of Our Saviour
    City Center for Contemporary Arts
    City of Charlottesville Parks & Recreation
    Common Ground Healing Arts, Inc.
    Camp Albemarle
    Camp Holiday Trails
    Charlottesville-Albemarle S.P.C.A., Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville Albemarle Youth Club, Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville Area Dental Access, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville Area Riding Therapy, Crozet, VA
    Charlottesville Area Youth Football League
    Charlottesville Cardinals, Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville City Schools, Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville Community Scholarship Program
    Charlottesville Fathering Initiative, Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville Free Clinic
    Charlottesville Municipal Band
    Children, Youth, and Family Services
    City of Charlottesville
    City of Richmond
    Clean Air Cool Planet
    Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA
    Covesville Child Development Center, Covesville, VA
    Crossroads Waldorf School
    County of Albemarle
    Children’s Center
    Clean Virginia Waterways
    Charlottesville Public Housing Association of Residents, Charlottesville, VA
    Center for Nonprofit Excellence
    Central Virginia Project Transformation
    Community Mediation Center, Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad
    Defenders of Wildlife
    Downtown Music Lab – Roanoke
    Dogwood Festival, Charlottesville, VA
    Elisabeth Aiken Nolting Charitable Foundation
    Elk Hill Farm, Inc.
    Ellis Acres Memorial Park Inc.
    Emmaus With Child
    Environmental Education Center, Charlottesville, VA
    Emergency Food Bank
    Engineering Foundation (ERICA)
    Eta Phi Omega Chapter-Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Charlottesville, VA
    Edgar & Eleanor Shannon Foundation, Earlysville, VA
    First Night Virginia
    First Tee of Charlottesville Foundation
    Fluvanna-Louisa Housing Foundation
    Foothills Child Advocacy Center
    Friends Cancer Support Companions/Suzanne Hope Fund
    Field School of Charlottesville
    Fluvanna Co Schools, Fluvanna, VA
    Four County Players, Barboursville, VA
    Focus Women’s Resource Center
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Inc.
    Gallastar Equine Center, Inc., Afton, VA
    Grace Works
    Greene Co. Schools, Greene, VA
    Growing Youth Ministries
    Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Associates
    Habitat for Humanity
    Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church, Charlottesville, VA
    Hospice of the Piedmont
    The Haiti Relief Project
    Hope House
    IMPACT (Interfaith Movement for Promoting Action by Congregations Together)
    Innocence Project, Inc
    Interfaith Humanitarian Sanctum
    Independence Resource Center
    Innisfree Village, Crozet, VA
    Ivy Creek School – Serendipity Project, Charlottesville, VA
    Ivy Community Assoc., Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    International Rescue Committee, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    Jefferson Area CHIP, Inc.
    JABA (Jefferson Area Board for Aging)
    Junior Achievement of Central VA
    Keswick Tennis Foundation
    Kid Pan Alley
    Kids Lift Foundation
    Louisa County Historical Society
    Louisa Downtown Development Corporation
    Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center of Virginia, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    Light House Studio, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    Literacy Volunteers of America, Charlottesville, VA
    Little Red Cap Project, Charlottesville, VA
    Live Arts
    Living Stones Motorcycle Club, Charlottesville, VA
    Legal Aid Justice Center
    Men’s Leadership Project
    Milk and Bookies
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    Mountaintop Montessori
    Musicians United to Serve the Youth of Charlottesville d/b/a
    Music Resource Center
    Meals on Wheels
    Monticello Area Community Action Agency
    Music Resource Center
    Molly Michie Preschool, Charlottesville, VA
    Mental Health Association of Charlottesville-Albemarle
    Municipal Band, Charlottesville, VA
    Madison House
    Nelson County Schools
    National Council on Agricultural Life
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Charlottesville, VA
    Nelson Co. Community Development Foundation, Nellysford, VA
    Nelson Co. Humane Society/SPCA, Nellysford, VA
    New Orleans Habitat for Humanity
    Oakland School, Inc.
    Offender Aid & Restoration of Charlottesville
    Orange Co. Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Orange, VA
    Partnership Project, The
    Physicians For Peace
    Piedmont Council of the Arts
    Piedmont Regional Education Program (PREP)
    Progeria Research Foundation
    Pantops Clinic, Inc. , Charlottesville, VA
    People and Congregations Engaged In Ministry, Charlottesville, VA
    Piedmont Environmental Council, Charlottesville, VA
    Piedmont Family YMCA, Charlottesville, VA
    Piedmont House, Inc.
    Piedmont Housing Alliance, Charlottesville, VA
    Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA
    Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge, Charlottesville, VA
    Piedmont CASA
    Paramount Theater
    QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia
    Quality Community Council, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
    Quest Institute, Inc. Charlottesville, VA
    Reverb, Inc.
    Rockfish Valley Foundation
    Reading Window School, Louisa, Virginia
    Rebuilding Together Amherst,Nelson, Inc.
    Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
    Renaissance School, Charlottesville, VA
    Rivanna Conservation Society, Charlottesville, VA
    Rivanna Film Group, Charlottesville, VA
    Rockfish Valley Community Center
    Ronald McDonald House, Charlottesville, VA
    Scottsville Volunteer Fire Dept
    Second Street Gallery
    Senior Center, Inc.
    Shenandoah National Park Trust
    Southern Environmental Law Center
    Spay/Neuter All Pets Inc.
    Special Olympics – Virginia
    Stillwater Institute for Social Justice
    Save the Fireworks, Charlottesville, VA
    Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
    Senior Center
    Service Dogs of Virginia
    Sexual Assault Resource Agency
    Shelter for Help in Emergency
    Simpson Park
    Sorensen Institute
    Southern Environmental Law Center
    Spirit-Horses, Healing and Helping Kids, Charlottesville, VA
    St. Mary Catholic Church/Nelson Co. Pantry, Lovingston, VA
    Stony Point Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
    Skateboard Park
    Salvation Army, Charlottesville, VA
    Sexual Assault Education Office
    The Edith and Theodore Roosevelt Pine Knot Foundation
    The Learning Center, Charlottesville, VA
    The Library of Virginia
    Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless
    Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
    The Arc of the Piedmont
    Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, Charlottesville, VA
    Tot Lot at Bill Robinson Playground
    Tuesday Evening Concert Series, Charlottesville, VA
    Teen Health Center, Charlottesville, VA
    Town of Louisa-Arts Center, Louisa, VA
    University of Virginia Infectious Disease Clinic
    University of Virginia Renal Services
    United Way, Charlottesville, VA
    UVA, Curry School of Education Foundation, Charlottesville, VA
    University of Virginia
    UVA “Day in the Life” Program, Charlottesville, VA
    UVA, McIntire Dept of Music, Charlottesville, VA
    UVA, Dept. of Family Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
    UVA, Dept of Pediatrics, Charlottesville, VA
    UVA, Under Fives Study Center, Charlottesville, VA
    UVA Health Center, Charlottesville, VA
    Virginia Canals and Navigations Society
    Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
    Virginia Mentoring Partnership
    Virginia Organizing, Inc.
    VA Blood Services, Charlottesville, VA
    VA Foundation for the Humanities, Charlottesville, VA
    VA Organizing Project, Charlottesville, VA
    Virginia Consort, Charlottesville, VA
    Virginia Discovery Museum
    Virginia Film Festival
    Virginia Institute of Autism
    Virginia Neurocare, Inc. , Charlottesville, VA
    Virginia Save Our Streams
    Westminster Child Care Center
    WHTJ/Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corp
    Wildlife Center of Virginia
    Women’s Cancer Research Foundation
    Wesley Foundation at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    Wednesday Music Club, Charlottesville, VA
    Worksource Enterprises, Charlottesville, VA
    Wintergreen Adaptive Skiing, Afton, VA
    Young Audiences of Virginia, Inc.
    Young Guys of Distinction
    Youth Motorsports Academy, Charlottesville, VA
     Youth Orchestra of Central Virginia

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