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The Big Payback Brainstorming Training
Is this training for you?
The Community Foundation training staff will provide examples, images, and stories of successful nonprofit participants from previous years and share marketing and/or fundraising ideas. We’ll then move on to a more interactive brainstorming session for organizations still working on 2018 campaign plans for The Big Payback. Come armed to this session with questions and creativity. Sign up below for the best time/date/location for your schedule.
- Monday, April 16 from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at The Community Foundation
- Tuesday, April 17 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library
- Wednesday, April 18 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at The Community Foundation
- Thursday, April 19 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at The McFadden Community Center
- Thursday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - LAST MINUTE BRAINSTORM at The Community Foundation
"The Big Payback Brainstorming" training sessions are presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee in partnership with the Frist Foundation and Kharis Foundation.
Volunteer for The Big Payback
Love to be involved in our community? We have two-hour volunteer shifts available during The Big Payback's fifth annual, 24-hour giving day on Wednesday, May 2.
Jump in a car and be a part of our Delta Dental PRIZE PATROL surprising nonprofits with a giant check and balloons to help celebrate the additional CASH PRIZES they've won throughout the day. These shifts are 8:30am - 10:30am and 1:30pm - 3:30pm.
OR you can help us from 11am - 1pm facilitating MINUTE TO WIN IT games on Bridgestone Arena's plaza, encouraging attendees to play, win, and vote for their favorite #BigPayback participants - helping them raise even more money throughout the day.
Better yet, sign up for ALL THREE SHIFTS and be a part of the action All. Day. Long.
The Big Payback GameDay Throwdown
The Big Payback crew has once again partnered with the Nashville Predators Foundation for a party on the plaza outside of Bridgestone Arena ... and it's time to RALLY.
Open to ALL of The Big Payback participating organizations and supporters, we invite everyone to join us from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2 for a GameDay Throwdown.
YOU and your friends will play games to compete for cash prizes for your organization during this two hour party. Emceed by Mac Hardcastle, we’ll be celebrating with live music by Charlie Worsham and Matt Walberg, food trucks, a radio row and television interview opportunities, and BEST of all … cash prizes for Minute to Win It games and the most festive and spirited costumes. Topgolf will also be joining us for additional game time fun. Did we forget to mention the chance to take advantage of incredible social media content created right in front of your eyes?!? Show your nonprofit pride, and join us to celebrate another sensational year of The Big Payback!
- Date: Wednesday, May 2nd
- Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- Location: Bridgestone Arena Plaza (501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203)
- Prize Details: Top three organizations receiving most votes by attendees who received voting tickets for completing their Minute to Win It challenges under one minute will receive prize incentives ($750, $500, $250). An additional cash prize will be granted to the top organization who has been voted best costume - any festive costume will do ($750, $500, $250).
- Parking Options:
- Free parking is available at Nissan Stadium’s Lot R lots near Cumberland Park downtown, and we will provide a Grand Avenue Bus to shuttle you to the Plaza Party from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. and back to cars from 12:45 – 1:30 p.m.
- Nashville Public Library Parking Deck at 151 6th Ave N Nashville, TN 37219 - $2.00 / hour
- Music City Center Parking Deck at 201 5th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203 - $10.00 up to 5 hours
Join us for the excitement on May 2 outside on the plaza at Bridgestone Arena. RSVP for free by Friday, April 27.
COUNTY RALLIES ON MAY 2
(A representative will be in touch to share more information)
11am - 3pm
Columbia Firefighters Park
Food Trucks, Music, Contests
Food Trucks, Music, T-Shirts, Prizes
11am - 1pm
Lebanon Town Square
Food Trucks, Contests