Bonaroo doing great things for community

(MANCHESTER) - Bonnaroo Works Fund (BWF) has named nearly 40 nonprofit organizations as 2014 recipients, doubling the number of grantees from last year. The Bonnaroo Works Fund is the charitable arm of the world-renowned Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and supports national and regional organizations that advance the arts, education and the environment; with a focus on local reinvestment.

Program administrators also announced that The Avett Brothers have signed on as 2014 Bonnaroo Works Fund Ambassadors and will help raise awareness of the Fund’s purpose and impact.

Bonnaroo Works Fund is a component of the East Tennessee Foundation (ETF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which administers the fund. Grantees are selected by committee, based on need, mission and the specific use of funding.

Local 2014 Grant Recipients:

  • CASA Works, Inc., Manchester (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
  • Coffee County Central High School, Manchester
  • Coffee County Raider Academy, Manchester
  • Coffee County Schools Libraries, Manchester
  • Coffee County Soil Conservation District, Manchester
  • Franklin County Arts Guild, Cowan
  • Highland Rim Habitat for Humanity, Tullahoma
  • Manchester Municipal Arts Commission, Manchester
  • Mountain Goat Trail Alliance, Monteagle
  • South Cumberland Community Fund, Tracy City
  • Tennessee Clean Water Network, Benefiting Manchester
  • Tennessee Opportunity Programs, McMinnville
  • Tullahoma Fine Arts Center, Inc., Tullahoma
  • Tullahoma South Jackson Civic Association, Tullahoma
  • Westwood Elementary School, Manchester
  • Westwood Middle School, Manchester

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