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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.

"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

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!

Join us for the excitement on May 2 outside on the plaza at Bridgestone Arena. RSVP for free by Friday, April 27.‚Äč



(A representative will be in touch to share more information)

Maury County
11am - 3pm
Columbia Firefighters Park
Food Trucks, Music, Contests
Rutherford County
Mayday Brewery
Food Trucks, Music, T-Shirts, Prizes
Wilson County
11am - 1pm
Lebanon Town Square
Food Trucks, Contests

2018 Sponsors of The BigPayback