The Community Foundation Tops $1 Billion in Giving

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CFMT Scholarship Application Now Available

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Countdown to The Big Payback

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Community Partnerships Inspired by Youth

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Lauren Daigle's The Price Fund Gives the Gift of Music

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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 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. Nonprofit registration opens January 22, 2020.
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IRA Charitable Rollover

Congress introduced the IRA Charitable Rollover in 2006 as part of the Pension Protection Act (PPA).  It was an effort to help reduce taxes and promote charitable giving, but was never permanent until 2016. The concept is straightforward:

Individuals with IRAs must take required minimum distributions (RMD) the year they turn 70.5, even if they don’t need the income. This income is taxable.

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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.

Let us be your partner.


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