Bonnaroo Works Fund Hands Out Grant Money

Bonnaroo worksBonnaroo Works Fund (BWF), the charitable arm of the world-renowned Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, has named more than 40 nonprofit organizations as 2015 recipients of the Fund’s grants, totaling nearly $200,000.
BWF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports local, regional and national organizations that advance the arts, education and environmental sustainability, with a focus on local reinvestment.
Some of this year’s grant recipients include; Coffee County Manchester Public Library, Coffee County Board of Education Anti-Drug Program, Coffee County Schools, Manchester Municipal Arts Commission, Keep Coffee County Beautiful, Park Partners, Hands-On Science Center and Westwood Jr High.
Nina Miller, BWF executive director announced that one of Bonnaroo’s most loyal acts, My Morning Jacket, are this year’s BWF Ambassadors – signing on to elevate the message of BWF’s purpose and impact.
As part of its involvement, My Morning Jacket will help spread the word about Bonnaroo Works Fund, the charitable causes it supports and ways anyone can get involved and help out.
Festival goers will see the power of BWF throughout the festival grounds with the tree adoption program, Root for Roo, and at the Bonnaroo Works Community Center, where they will find a Silent Auction featuring many one-of-a-kind music collectible items. They can also learn about BWF and the organizations it supports and have the opportunity to enter free drawings to win great prizes, including a 2016 Bonnaroo VIP package.
Bonnaroo Works Fund is administered by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The next grant cycle will begin in the fall.