Support the #BettyWhiteChallenge with Trisha Yearwood + More

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CFMT to Open Registration for The Big Payback’s 9th Annual Giving Day

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On 1-year Anniversary of Nashville Christmas Day Bombing, Updates on CFMT Disaster Funds

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How to Help December Tornado Survivors

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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Seeks Scholarship Applicants by Feb. 1

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CFMT Awards More Than $2.6 Million in Grant Funding to Nonprofits

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ChildcareTennessee, TDHS Offering Grants to Create, Expand Child Care Capacity

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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 2021

The Big Payback Raises $4.2 Million

The Big Payback’s eighth annual 24-hour online giving event ended by raising more than $4.2 million — $4,265,674 — in 32,941 donations to participating area nonprofit organizations, schools and religious institutions.

An event-record 1,017 Middle Tennessee organizations from 33 counties signed up to participate in this year’s event, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT).

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Tornado 2021

CFMT Tornado Response

We’ve seen heartbreaking images from tornado destruction across five states, including devastation in KY. After assessing the MidTN area, many neighbors also need help. The Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund has been activated to aid in recovery efforts right here at home. Gifts of any size can be made to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund to support the nonprofits helping tornado survivors in the impacted counties in Middle Tennessee.

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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.

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