The Big Payback Attracts Record Number of Participating Organizations

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CFMT Emergency Response Funds Revives to Help Those Affected by Middle Tennessee Flooding

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ChildcareTennessee and TDHS Offer Emergency Grants to Provide Assistance to Child Care Agencies

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The Women’s Fund Power of the Purse to Gather Virtually at The Bluebird Café

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A Year After Tornadoes Strike, Much Progress, More to Do

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About The Foundation

Connecting Generosity With Need® since 1991
The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. We do this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter.



Your Story Is Our Story

Every day, people choose The Community Foundation to make an impact in our community. Because of their generosity, we are able to address the changing needs of Middle Tennessee, ensuring its future as a great place to call home. Your stories of giving make us who we are, and we hope that by telling them, we inspire others to realize their charitable dreams. We invite you to share a personal story of your own.

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The Big Payback 2021

The Big Payback Kicks off May 5

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has opened registration for The Big Payback’s 8th annual Giving Day. Area nonprofits, schools, and faith-based organizations can now sign up to participate in the 24 hour, online giving event.

The Big Payback 2021 is scheduled to take place from 6 p.m. on May 5 to 6 p.m. on May 6, 2021. Last year, donors came together online and raised more than $4.3 million with 31,694 individual gifts.

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CFMT Tornado Response

Every day since March 3, 2020, The Community Foundation has been committed to helping people hit by the tornado, and it’s vital you know how we are fulfilling our responsibilities. We are working hard to connect your donations with the needs of tornado victims through local organizations meeting a broad spectrum of need.

Learn how The Community Foundation is helping people rebuild and restore their lives.

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Advisors: Help Clients Leave a Legacy

As a professional advisor, you frequently have an opportunity to help your clients achieve their philanthropic goals as effectively as possible. Charitable giving through The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which offers specific tax benefits, gives you a unique resource to help your clients achieve other financial, personal or business goals.

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