Applications now being accepted 2018 Grants from Bonnaroo Works Fund

Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the charitable arm of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, is now accepting online applications for the 2018 grant cycle. Committed to advancing art, education and environmental causes, the BWF focuses its grant awards on Tennessee organizations while also allocating financial support to several national nonprofits. The deadline for applications is May 18, and grants will be announced in July. The application process and distribution of funds is coordinated by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, and applications can be found at
Established in 2009, BWF grants reflect the charitable commitment of festival founders, attendees, fans and partners, and since the festival’s inception, more than $7 million has been awarded to worthy causes by Bonnaroo Works Fund and Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Last year, BWF awarded more than $225,000 to deserving organizations, with more than 75 percent of grants distributed to Tennessee-based organizations.