The Big Payback Training Opportunities

Did you miss The Big Payback Kickoff Training on February 16 at the Nashville Airport Marriott? Or did you attend but still have questions? The Big Payback team is hitting the road!
In these upcoming training sessions, we will provide an overview of The Big Payback, as well as highlight new features for this year’s giving day website. Each session will feature the same content, so we recommend choosing the location and date from the list below that works best for you.

Friday, February 24 from 1-2:30pm
Williamson, Inc.
5005 Meridian Blvd., Suite 150 Franklin, TN 37067
The Big Payback Williamson County training

Friday, March 3 from 10:00-11:30am
Cookeville Chamber of Conference
1 West First St. Cookeville, TN 38501
The Big Payback Putnam County training

Friday, March 3 from 1:30-3:00pm
Capitol Theatre
110 W Main Street Lebanon, TN 37087
The Big Payback Wilson County training

Tuesday, March 7 from 10:00-11:30am
Bibb-White Bluff Civic Center
1054 Old Charlott Road White Bluff, TN 37187
The Big Payback Dickson County training

Thursday, March 16 from Noon-1:30pm
United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties
3050 Medical Center Parkway Murfreesboro, TN 37129
The Big Payback Rutherford County training

Additional county trainings are being scheduled for Coffee County, Maury County, Montgomery County, and more. We’ll share those when they are finalized.


  • Monday, February 27 from 5:30-7:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 8 from 9-10:30am
  • Friday, March 10 from 2:30-4:00pm
  • Monday, March 13 from 1-2:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 15 from 9-10:30am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Ave. Nashville, TN 37215
The Big Payback Davidson County trainings

Missed The Big Payback Registration Webinar?
This year's technology provider, CiviCore, hosted a registration webinar, and you can now watch the recording to help navigate the registration process.

The Big Payback Registration Webinar


Announcing the #BigPayback Participant $1000 Twitter Contest!


The Big Payback 2017 Twitter Contest

How would your organization like to kickoff The Big Payback 2017 with a $1000 prize months before the giving day begins?

From Thursday, February 16 through Wednesday, March 1 at 5:00 p.m., The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is hosting a Twitter contest to "payback" organizations already signed up to participate for the May 3 giving day event. By simply sharing the following tweet with your advocates and asking them to retweet your message, your organization is eligible to win a $1000 prize incentive.

Yes! [Org Name or Twitter Handle] is participating in May 3's #BigPayback, @CFMT's 24-hour, online giving event!

The winning organization is selected by acquiring the most #BigPayback mentions on Twitter by unique Twitter users. Please note: an eligible tweet must include the hashtag #BigPayback combined with the @CFMT handle and your organization name/Twitter handle. The winner will be announced following the close of the contest.

Please contact Kelly Walberg, Communications Manager at or (615) 321-4939 x109.