Dave Matthews Band

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.

Charitable Events

Band Together Bay Area

A concert to support N. Bay Area relief and recovery efforts following the deadly firestorms in 2017.

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11.09.2017 AT&T Park San Francisco, CA

Concert For Charlottesville

A free concert to promote healing and unity after the 2017 events in Charlottesville.

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09.24.2017 Scott Stadium Charlottesville, VA

Stand For Standing Rock

All net proceeds support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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11.27.2016 Constitution Hall Washington, DC

Bridge School Benefit

An annual concert organized by Neil Young for more than 30 years to benefit The Bridge School.

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10.18.1997 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.19.1997 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.28.2000 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.29.2000 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.20.2001 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.20.2001 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.30.2005 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.21.2016 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.22.2016 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.22.2016 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA
10.23.2016 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA

Farm Aid

Farm Aid mission promotes awareness about the loss of family farms and raises funds to keep farm families on the land.

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09.16.2017 KeyBank Pavilion Burgettstown, PA
10.01.1995 Cardinal Stadium Louisville, KY
10.04.1997 New World Music Theater Tinley Park, IL
09.12.1999 Nissan Pavillion Bristow, VA
09.29.2001 Verizon Wireless Music Center Noblesville, IN
09.21.2002 Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake Burgettstown, PA
09.07.2003 Germain Amphitheatre Columbus, OH
09.18.2004 White River Amphitheatre Auburn, WA
09.18.2005 Tweeter Center at Tinley Park Tinley Park, IL
09.30.2006 Tweeter Center at the Waterfront Camden, NJ
09.09.2007 Randall’s Island New York, NY
09.20.2008 Comcast Center Mansfield, MA
10.04.2009 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, MO
10.02.2010 Miller Park Milwaukee, WI
08.13.2011 LIVESTRONG Sporting Park Kansas City, KS
09.22.2012 Hersheypark Stadium Hershey, PA
09.21.2013 Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY
09.13.2014 Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh, NC
09.19.2015 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island Chicago, IL
09.17.2016 Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, VA

Bama Works Fund

DMB's Bama Works Fund, established in 1999, is administered by the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.

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04.21.2001 Scott Stadium Charlottesville VA
05.07.2016 John Paul Jones Arena Charlottesville, VA

Colorado Rising: A Benefit Of For Flood Relief

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10.27.2013 1st Bank Center Broomfield, CO

Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

Proceeds were collected by the Robin Hood Relief Fund to benefit victims of the hurricane in NY, NJ, and CT.

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11.30.2012 IZOD Center East Rutherford, NJ

Justgive.org

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12.06.2010 McCaw Hall Seattle, WA
12.07.2010 McCaw Hall Seattle, WA
08.20.2011 nTelos Wireless Pavilion Charlottesville, VA

China Care Foundation

The China Care Foundation is dedicated to saving the lives of medically fragile orphaned children in China.

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06.08.2011 Belle Haven Club Greenwich, CT

Kokua Festival

A benefit for the Kokua Hawaii Foundation.

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10.26.2008 Waikiki Shell Honolulu, HI

Last Chance For Change

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10.26.2008 VCU Stuart C. Siegel Center Richmond, VA

Benefit For Seeds Of Compassion With His Holiness Dalai Lama

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04.11.2008 Key Arena Seattle, WA

Change Rocks

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04.06.2008 Assemby Hall, Indiana University Bloomington, IN

World's Loudest Pep Rally

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11.14.2007 Eisenhower Hall Theatre West Point, NY

Benefit For Piedmont Park

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09.09.2007 Piedmont Park Atlanta, GA

A Concert for VA Tech

The concert was given to help the VA Tech community move forward in the aftermath of the April 16 shooting tragedy.

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09.06.2007 Lane Stadium, Blacskburg VA

Benefit For Bama Works Youth Initiative

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10.30.2006 Wiltern Theatre Los Angeles, CA

Benefit For Hurricane Katrina Relief

Raise money, relief, and awareness in response to the suffering that resulted from Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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09.12.2005 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
09.20.2005 NYC’s Concerts for the Gulf Coast, “From the Big Apple to the Big Easy” Madison Square Garden NY, NY

Benefit For Village Recovery Fund (Post Tsunami Relief In Sri Lanka)

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02.05.2005 Starr Hill Music Hall Charlottesville, VA
02.10.2005 Roseland Ballroom New York, NY

ACT (America Coming Together) / 2004 Vote for Change Tour

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06.01.2004 University Park PA
06.02.2004 Dayton OH
06.03.2004 Auburn Hills MI
10.05.2004 Madison WI
10.06.2004 Ames IA
10.08.2004 Gainesville FL
10.11.2004 Washington D.C.

City Of San Francisco

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09.12.2004 Golden Gate Park Polo Fields San Francisco, CA

Charlottesville Music Resource Center

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09.24.2003 Central Park, Great Lawn New York, NY

New York City Public Schools

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09.24.2003 Central Park, Great Meadow New York, NY

World Aids Day

Raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died.

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12.01.2002 Aired On MTV Channels

Bullitt Foundation

Bullitt Foundation is helping to direct the Pacific Northwest toward a sustainable future.

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10.24.2002 Benaroya Hall Seattle, WA

Northwest Old Growth Rally

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09.29.2002 Seattle, WA

Groundwork Benefit

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10.14.2001 Paramount Theater Seattle, WA

America: A Tribute To Freedom

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09.21.2001

Tibet House Benefit

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02.26.2001 Carnegie Hall New York, NY

Headwaters Benefit

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03.14.1999 Marin County Civic Auditorium San Rafael, CA

Matinee Benefit

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01.27.1999 Stanley Theater Utica, NY

Stand Up For A Cure

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09.10.1998 Madison Square Garden New York, NY

Tibetan Freedom Concert

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06.13.1998 RFK Stadium Washington, D.C.

People For The American Way

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12.11.2001 Beverly Hills Regent Hotel Beverly Hills, CA
04.18.1998 Victory Stadium Roanoke, VA

Grants

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
Computers4Kids
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