CFMT partners with Tennessee Department of Human Services

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Seven Women Honored as Kraft Humanitarian Award Recipients

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CFMT Awards Scholarships Totaling $715.8K to 320 Students

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Black Philanthropy Month

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Celebrating Twenty Years with The Tomorrow Fund

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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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$4.1 Million Raised

In the Fifth Third Bank’s Big Reveal, the preliminary final amount totaling $4,106,182 came from 28,458 total gifts. The total includes funds raised and prize totals. In its six-year history, The Big Payback has helped hundreds and hundreds of area nonprofits raise $16,606,182 in cumulative donations. See how the individual organizations did by clicking “Visit Website.”

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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.

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