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The Big Payback

The Big Payback 2020:

Envision a Collaborative Community

The Big Payback is an exciting 24-hour window to donate to your favorite local nonprofits. The clock begins ticking at 6pm on May 6, 2020.

It is the prime time during the year to give, because every gift you make to participating organizations could be boosted by cash prizes awarded throughout this community-wide celebration.

It’s clear to see the impact 24 hours dedicated to giving has made on local nonprofits. From 2014 through 2019, Middle Tennesseans have come together to raise nearly $17 million from a total of 115,890 donations for more than 1,000 nonprofits, schools, and religious institutions.

In 2020, we are setting our sights on reaching a total $20 million raised in its combined seven year history!

The shared vision of The Big Payback is in the people of the greater Nashville area, who work tirelessly each year to promote their favorite causes and do good by their neighbors.

Questions and Sponsorship Opportunities: thebigpayback@cfmt.org

Add The Big Payback to Your Calendar

March 10 – last day to submit a new GivingMatters.com profile request

March 31 – all GivingMatters.com profiles must be complete and up-to-date

March 31 – last day to register for The Big Payback 2020

Nonprofits Win
Nonprofits Win

In the last six years, our community has raised nearly $17 million for area nonprofits.

Grow More Good
Grow More Good

Nonprofits are eligible to win cash awards by mobilizing their supporters during The Big Payback.

Give Two Ways
Give Two Ways

Schedule your gifts ahead of time or make donations throughout the day. Have more fun - give both ways!

Kharis Foundation

A message from Melinda Sanders – President, Kharis Foundation

“The Kharis Foundation has been a proud supporter of The Big Payback since its very first year.  Our board of directors is invested in the growth of Middle Tennessee’s nonprofit sector.  We strongly believe that this exciting day of giving not only celebrates the great work being done by nonprofits throughout the region but also enables them to use technology to make giving easier.

While The Big Payback lifts up our nonprofits and the life-changing work they provide, it is a collaborative effort.  The organizations that commit time and effort to engage advocates accomplish the most during the 24 hour day of giving.  By updating their GivingMatters.com profile, by utilizing the technology that is available, by being creative and passionate about their mission, nonprofits raise awareness of their work, the needs that they are addressing, and what they are accomplishing.

The Kharis Foundation applauds The Community Foundation in its work to bring about The Big Payback 2020.  We are also excited to see what the participants will accomplish on May 6th - 7th as well as how the organizations will utilize the tools provided to them while fundraising throughout the rest of the year.”

The Big Payback is presented by

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee 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.