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Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in CACF

Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation supports charitable programs in the Charlottesville area. Grants are limited to the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, and Nelson. Proposals from organizations beyond the Charlottesville area are considered by invitation only. Grants are made to tax-exempt public charities under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and to government agencies without regard to factors of race, religion, sex or national origin.

Program interests include, but are not limited to: disadvantaged youth, needs of the disabled, protection of the environment, and the arts and humanities. The Fund generally does not support: endowment programs, fund raising events, annual appeals of well-established organizations, or grants to individuals.

Please note that Bama Works Fund receives far more requests each grant cycle than it can support. The average grant allocation is between $1,000 and $10,000. While organizations may receive funding more than once, grantees that have received multiple years of support form the Bama Works Fund are strongly encouraged to diversify their funding base and develop alternative sources of support.

Grant decisions are normally made twice per year in June and December. Applicants seeking a June decision must apply no later than February 1st. Applicants seeking a December decision must apply no later than August 1st. Applicants may not submit a proposal more than once in any twelve-month period.

**NEW:  Grant applications should be submitted via email a single PDF including all of the documents below to bama@cacfonline.org . Please refer to the 2014 Guidelines and use the Bama Works Cover Sheet found in the Documents section of this page.

Phone inquiries: (434) 296.1024 

For more information on the Bama Works Fund in CACF, please click HERE to the CACF page or directly to the Bama Works page HERE.