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The Big Payback Kickoff Training

02-26-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Wilson County Expo Center, Lebanon
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 26 @ 10:00 am

The Big Payback is back! The GivingMatters.com team is excited to guide nonprofit organizations through some helpful information regarding the giving day at The Big Payback 2020 Kickoff Training. Topics will include best fundraising practices, the art of event planning, and more! Nonprofits will...

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The Big Payback is back! The GivingMatters.com team is excited to guide nonprofit organizations through some helpful information regarding the giving day at The Big Payback 2020 Kickoff Training. Topics will include best fundraising practices, the art of event planning, and more! Nonprofits will also learn about tools such as individual fundraising pages, donation levels, and prescheduled donations.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space, only two people per organization can register. The training will be recorded and available for viewing afterward. Additionally, several more, smaller training sessions will be scheduled following the Kickoff.”

Learn more, see a list of participating nonprofits, and learn how your nonprofit organization, school or religious institution can participate at http://thebigpayback.org.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Community Lectures + DiscussionsBenefits

Jeffrey Steele & Friends

03-09-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Franklin Theatre, Franklin
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Mar 09 @ 7:00 pm

The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 13th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, John Rich, Phil Vassar, Colt Ford, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bridgette Tatum, Alissa Griffith, KASL, Leigh Nash, Stephen...

[more+]

The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 13th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, John Rich, Phil Vassar, Colt Ford, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bridgette Tatum, Alissa Griffith, KASL, Leigh Nash, Stephen Wilson Jr. and more to be announced.

Stephen Wilson Jr. will be performing during the VIP reception.

Proceeds benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, helping overlooked and underprivileged youth by motivating them in school and in life. Jeffrey Steele and family created the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee after Steele’s 13-year-old son passed away January 28, 2007 in a tragic accident. Steele and his family are very involved with this program, which has already made a significant impact on its participants.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits CommunityMusic

2nd Nashville Charity Poker Challenge

03-29-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at TBD
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm

The 2nd Nashville Charity Poker Challenge will be held on Sunday, March 29th.  The Nashville event location will be announced shortly.  The event is presented by Bongo Java and MAFIAoAZs and is sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

It’s a tournament where everyone wins! ...

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The 2nd Nashville Charity Poker Challenge will be held on Sunday, March 29th.  The Nashville event location will be announced shortly.  The event is presented by Bongo Java and MAFIAoAZs and is sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

It’s a tournament where everyone wins!  The charitable poker tournament winner will be named “Nashville’s Best Poker Player 2020” and have bragging rights for a year. All proceeds will benefit charitable endeavors with top place finishers determining which nonprofits receive the funds. Since it’s all for charity, everyone is welcome and encouraged to rebuy multiple times!

Your entry fee includes a drink and munchies.  Additional food and drink will be available for purchase and tournament watchers are also welcome!

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Food + DrinkCommunity

Nashville Fashion Week

04-04-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at OZ Arts Nashville, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Apr 01 @ 6:30 pm Thu, Apr 02 @ 6:30 pm + 2 more dates and times

Fri, Apr 03 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Apr 04 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. This five-day event features local, regional and national designers and industry professionals in an array of creative events throughout the week...

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Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. This five-day event features local, regional and national designers and industry professionals in an array of creative events throughout the week encouraging both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city’s diverse fashion and retail spaces.

Nashville Fashion Week is founded and directed by a collaboration of fashion, retail and media professionals who have combined their passion and resources to create a volunteer event spotlighting Nashville's growing fashion community with a sustainable focus for philanthropic support of the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:  Community

The Power of the Purse® Luncheon

04-07-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Apr 07 @ 11:00 am

Join The Women’s Fund for the 2020 Power of the Purse® on Tuesday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event will take place in a ballroom at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. TBD is the keynote speaker for the 2020 Power of the Purse®.

All proceeds of The Power of the Purse©...

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Join The Women’s Fund for the 2020 Power of the Purse® on Tuesday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event will take place in a ballroom at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. TBD is the keynote speaker for the 2020 Power of the Purse®.

All proceeds of The Power of the Purse© support the grantmaking potential of The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Since its inception in 1994, The Women’s Fund has made grants totaling more than $1.6 million to 132 programs supporting women & girls in Middle Tennessee.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Food + Drink Lectures + DiscussionsCommunity

Whip Crackin' Rodeo

04-25-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Wilson County Fairgrounds / James E. Ward Agricult..., Lebanon
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 24 @ 8:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Whip Crackin' Rodeo is fun for the whole family, featuring saddle riding, a silent auction, festival foods like hamburgers, hotdogs, pizzas, corn-on-the-cob and so much more! The covered pavilion at the Wilson County Fairgrounds provides an all weather arena, so the rodeo will go on – rain...

[more+]

The Whip Crackin' Rodeo is fun for the whole family, featuring saddle riding, a silent auction, festival foods like hamburgers, hotdogs, pizzas, corn-on-the-cob and so much more! The covered pavilion at the Wilson County Fairgrounds provides an all weather arena, so the rodeo will go on – rain or shine!

The rodeo also includes a day for special needs children filled with fun, games and a sample of what a real rodeo is all about. In 2017, we had the privilege of entertaining over 450 special needs youth at this mini rodeo event.

Previously, the rodeo presented the 9th Annual Whip Crackin’ Rodeo for the residents of Middle TN and the organization has raised over $40,000 for LOCAL charities.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Community Family Fun Food + DrinkSports + Rec

Old Timer's Day 5K

05-02-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Holland Park, Dickson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, May 02 @ 7:30 pm

Join friends and neighbors for the Old Timer's Day 5K, an active and fun-filled morning to show your personal commitment to staying healthy and to support Dickson County! Proceeds from the 5K will benefit The Community Foundation for Dickson County and the grants it has distributed to nonprofit...

[more+]

Join friends and neighbors for the Old Timer's Day 5K, an active and fun-filled morning to show your personal commitment to staying healthy and to support Dickson County! Proceeds from the 5K will benefit The Community Foundation for Dickson County and the grants it has distributed to nonprofit organizations and schools across the community since 1999.

The top male and top female runner will each win $100 in cash! Top runners in each age group will also receive a gift card to a local business or restaurant. Age groups are as follows: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70 & Up.

5K runners start in front of Holland Park, headed west toward Main Street. Turn left onto Main, right onto Chestnut, right onto North Charlotte. The one-mile mark is just before you get to Henslee Drive (Hwy 70). Turn left onto Henslee. The two-mile mark is just before College Street. Turn left onto College, left onto Mulberry, right onto Murrell, right onto Main Street. The three-mile mark is on Main Street between Murrell and College. The finish line is on Main Street in front of Fussell’s Store.

Late and Day Of Registration will be $35. All race participants, including children, will be required to pay the registration fee due to the charitable fundraising efforts for the fund. The only exception is for children in strollers or carriers who are with a parent participating in the run.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Community Health + WellnessSports + Rec

The Big Payback

05-07-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Various Venues | Middle Tennessee, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, May 06 @ 6:00 pm Thu, May 07 @ 12:00 am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to...

[more+]

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to support the life-changing work of local nonprofit organizations. 

In its first four years, The Big Payback has helped Middle Tennessee’s nonprofit community raise $9.3 million dollars for more than 750 nonprofits, including religious institutions and schools. The spirit of generosity shines bright during this annual giving event.

Learn more, see a list of participating nonprofits, and learn how your nonprofit organization, school or religious institution can participate at http://thebigpayback.org.

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The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon

06-02-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jun 02 @ 11:30 am

The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon is hosted by the Music City Center in the Davidson Room on Tuesday, June 2nd from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award honors the memory of civil rights trailblazer and civic leader Francis S. Guess and...

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The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon is hosted by the Music City Center in the Davidson Room on Tuesday, June 2nd from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award honors the memory of civil rights trailblazer and civic leader Francis S. Guess and recognizes those who spur innovation leading to equality.

IN HONOR

TBD

IN MEMORY

Francis S. Guess served this community with vigor, commitment and pride for decades. He found his own bridge to equality, and then created the same opportunities for others throughout the country and here at home.


ABOUT THE FUND

No one who knew him can imagine what Nashville would have been like without Francis S. Guess. The child raised in public housing became the man whose fingerprints can be found on almost every major civic effort in our community.

Throughout his distinguished life, Francis S. Guess’ body of work has included the widest range of worthy causes from economic development to the preservation of musical heritage to investment in the human condition. He has served on the National Civil Rights Commission; has acted as Commissioner for the Tennessee departments of Labor and General Services under then Governor Lamar Alexander; and has provided volunteer support to more than 100 organizations.

As a community we honor his memory with gratitude for his many accomplishments. And to ensure that his efforts continue, The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund has been created to help provide equal access to the American Dream, in perpetuity.

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Red, White & Brew 2020

07-11-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Nashville Urban Winery, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 11 @ 11:00 am

Brought to you by The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, this over-the-top themed boozy brunch will have you feeling very patriotic. Ticket purchase includes attendance to one of Nashville's best summer parties, bites from Nashville Urban Winery, live music by TBD,...

[more+]

Brought to you by The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, this over-the-top themed boozy brunch will have you feeling very patriotic. Ticket purchase includes attendance to one of Nashville's best summer parties, bites from Nashville Urban Winery, live music by TBD, and chances to win AWESOME door & contest prizes

Proceeds from the event will support The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which builds community awareness and responsibility in Middle Tennessee young professionals by establishing a pattern of community service and charitable giving.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Nicole Rose.  Red, White & Brew is the Tomorrow Fund's largest and most important fundraiser!

Parking: Ride Sharing with Lyft or Uber is highly encouraged. Limited parking is available onsite, in the open lots next door. or at Center 615's parking lots down Main Street, but it's still best to rideshare.

Note: This is a 21+ event. Rain or shine.

Source: The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

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Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Luncheon

11-19-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Nov 19 @ 11:30 am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on November 19th at the Music City Center.

About Joe Kraft and The Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Fund

Established in 1993, the Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award recognizes...

[more+]

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on November 19th at the Music City Center.

About Joe Kraft and The Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Fund

Established in 1993, the Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award recognizes community leaders who embody the strength of character and unwavering integrity of the late Joe Kraft. Past honorees include Amy Grant and Vince Gill, John Seigenthaler, Francis S. Guess, Clayton McWhorter, Aubrey Harwell, Jayme and McDonald Williams, Monroe J. Carell Jr., Pauline Gore, Martha Ingram, Karl Dean, Jim Haslam II, Steve and Cal Turner Jr., Phil Bredesen and Andrea Conte, Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, Jack B. Turner, and Jerry B. Williams, among others.

Location: This event will be held in the Davidson room.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Food + DrinkCommunity

The Big Payback Kickoff Training

02-26-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Wilson County Expo Center, Lebanon
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 26 @ 10:00 am

The Big Payback is back! The GivingMatters.com team is excited to guide nonprofit organizations through some helpful information regarding the giving day at The Big Payback 2020 Kickoff Training. Topics will include best fundraising practices, the art of event planning, and more! Nonprofits will...

[more+]

The Big Payback is back! The GivingMatters.com team is excited to guide nonprofit organizations through some helpful information regarding the giving day at The Big Payback 2020 Kickoff Training. Topics will include best fundraising practices, the art of event planning, and more! Nonprofits will also learn about tools such as individual fundraising pages, donation levels, and prescheduled donations.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space, only two people per organization can register. The training will be recorded and available for viewing afterward. Additionally, several more, smaller training sessions will be scheduled following the Kickoff.”

Learn more, see a list of participating nonprofits, and learn how your nonprofit organization, school or religious institution can participate at http://thebigpayback.org.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Community Lectures + DiscussionsBenefits

Jeffrey Steele & Friends

03-09-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Franklin Theatre, Franklin
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Mar 09 @ 7:00 pm

The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 13th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, John Rich, Phil Vassar, Colt Ford, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bridgette Tatum, Alissa Griffith, KASL, Leigh Nash, Stephen...

[more+]

The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 13th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, John Rich, Phil Vassar, Colt Ford, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bridgette Tatum, Alissa Griffith, KASL, Leigh Nash, Stephen Wilson Jr. and more to be announced.

Stephen Wilson Jr. will be performing during the VIP reception.

Proceeds benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, helping overlooked and underprivileged youth by motivating them in school and in life. Jeffrey Steele and family created the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee after Steele’s 13-year-old son passed away January 28, 2007 in a tragic accident. Steele and his family are very involved with this program, which has already made a significant impact on its participants.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits CommunityMusic

2nd Nashville Charity Poker Challenge

03-29-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at TBD
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm

The 2nd Nashville Charity Poker Challenge will be held on Sunday, March 29th.  The Nashville event location will be announced shortly.  The event is presented by Bongo Java and MAFIAoAZs and is sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

It’s a tournament where everyone wins! ...

[more+]

The 2nd Nashville Charity Poker Challenge will be held on Sunday, March 29th.  The Nashville event location will be announced shortly.  The event is presented by Bongo Java and MAFIAoAZs and is sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

It’s a tournament where everyone wins!  The charitable poker tournament winner will be named “Nashville’s Best Poker Player 2020” and have bragging rights for a year. All proceeds will benefit charitable endeavors with top place finishers determining which nonprofits receive the funds. Since it’s all for charity, everyone is welcome and encouraged to rebuy multiple times!

Your entry fee includes a drink and munchies.  Additional food and drink will be available for purchase and tournament watchers are also welcome!

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Food + DrinkCommunity

Nashville Fashion Week

04-04-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at OZ Arts Nashville, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Apr 01 @ 6:30 pm Thu, Apr 02 @ 6:30 pm + 2 more dates and times

Fri, Apr 03 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Apr 04 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. This five-day event features local, regional and national designers and industry professionals in an array of creative events throughout the week...

[more+]

Nashville Fashion Week is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. This five-day event features local, regional and national designers and industry professionals in an array of creative events throughout the week encouraging both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city’s diverse fashion and retail spaces.

Nashville Fashion Week is founded and directed by a collaboration of fashion, retail and media professionals who have combined their passion and resources to create a volunteer event spotlighting Nashville's growing fashion community with a sustainable focus for philanthropic support of the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:  Community

The Power of the Purse® Luncheon

04-07-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Apr 07 @ 11:00 am

Join The Women’s Fund for the 2020 Power of the Purse® on Tuesday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event will take place in a ballroom at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. TBD is the keynote speaker for the 2020 Power of the Purse®.

All proceeds of The Power of the Purse©...

[more+]

Join The Women’s Fund for the 2020 Power of the Purse® on Tuesday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The event will take place in a ballroom at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. TBD is the keynote speaker for the 2020 Power of the Purse®.

All proceeds of The Power of the Purse© support the grantmaking potential of The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Since its inception in 1994, The Women’s Fund has made grants totaling more than $1.6 million to 132 programs supporting women & girls in Middle Tennessee.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Food + Drink Lectures + DiscussionsCommunity

Whip Crackin' Rodeo

04-25-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Wilson County Fairgrounds / James E. Ward Agricult..., Lebanon
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 24 @ 8:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Whip Crackin' Rodeo is fun for the whole family, featuring saddle riding, a silent auction, festival foods like hamburgers, hotdogs, pizzas, corn-on-the-cob and so much more! The covered pavilion at the Wilson County Fairgrounds provides an all weather arena, so the rodeo will go on – rain...

[more+]

The Whip Crackin' Rodeo is fun for the whole family, featuring saddle riding, a silent auction, festival foods like hamburgers, hotdogs, pizzas, corn-on-the-cob and so much more! The covered pavilion at the Wilson County Fairgrounds provides an all weather arena, so the rodeo will go on – rain or shine!

The rodeo also includes a day for special needs children filled with fun, games and a sample of what a real rodeo is all about. In 2017, we had the privilege of entertaining over 450 special needs youth at this mini rodeo event.

Previously, the rodeo presented the 9th Annual Whip Crackin’ Rodeo for the residents of Middle TN and the organization has raised over $40,000 for LOCAL charities.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Community Family Fun Food + DrinkSports + Rec

Old Timer's Day 5K

05-02-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Holland Park, Dickson
Upcoming Dates: Sat, May 02 @ 7:30 pm

Join friends and neighbors for the Old Timer's Day 5K, an active and fun-filled morning to show your personal commitment to staying healthy and to support Dickson County! Proceeds from the 5K will benefit The Community Foundation for Dickson County and the grants it has distributed to nonprofit...

[more+]

Join friends and neighbors for the Old Timer's Day 5K, an active and fun-filled morning to show your personal commitment to staying healthy and to support Dickson County! Proceeds from the 5K will benefit The Community Foundation for Dickson County and the grants it has distributed to nonprofit organizations and schools across the community since 1999.

The top male and top female runner will each win $100 in cash! Top runners in each age group will also receive a gift card to a local business or restaurant. Age groups are as follows: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70 & Up.

5K runners start in front of Holland Park, headed west toward Main Street. Turn left onto Main, right onto Chestnut, right onto North Charlotte. The one-mile mark is just before you get to Henslee Drive (Hwy 70). Turn left onto Henslee. The two-mile mark is just before College Street. Turn left onto College, left onto Mulberry, right onto Murrell, right onto Main Street. The three-mile mark is on Main Street between Murrell and College. The finish line is on Main Street in front of Fussell’s Store.

Late and Day Of Registration will be $35. All race participants, including children, will be required to pay the registration fee due to the charitable fundraising efforts for the fund. The only exception is for children in strollers or carriers who are with a parent participating in the run.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Community Health + WellnessSports + Rec

The Big Payback

05-07-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Various Venues | Middle Tennessee, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, May 06 @ 6:00 pm Thu, May 07 @ 12:00 am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to...

[more+]

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to support the life-changing work of local nonprofit organizations. 

In its first four years, The Big Payback has helped Middle Tennessee’s nonprofit community raise $9.3 million dollars for more than 750 nonprofits, including religious institutions and schools. The spirit of generosity shines bright during this annual giving event.

Learn more, see a list of participating nonprofits, and learn how your nonprofit organization, school or religious institution can participate at http://thebigpayback.org.

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Tags:   CommunityBenefits

The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon

06-02-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Jun 02 @ 11:30 am

The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon is hosted by the Music City Center in the Davidson Room on Tuesday, June 2nd from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award honors the memory of civil rights trailblazer and civic leader Francis S. Guess and...

[more+]

The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund Luncheon is hosted by the Music City Center in the Davidson Room on Tuesday, June 2nd from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award honors the memory of civil rights trailblazer and civic leader Francis S. Guess and recognizes those who spur innovation leading to equality.

IN HONOR

TBD

IN MEMORY

Francis S. Guess served this community with vigor, commitment and pride for decades. He found his own bridge to equality, and then created the same opportunities for others throughout the country and here at home.


ABOUT THE FUND

No one who knew him can imagine what Nashville would have been like without Francis S. Guess. The child raised in public housing became the man whose fingerprints can be found on almost every major civic effort in our community.

Throughout his distinguished life, Francis S. Guess’ body of work has included the widest range of worthy causes from economic development to the preservation of musical heritage to investment in the human condition. He has served on the National Civil Rights Commission; has acted as Commissioner for the Tennessee departments of Labor and General Services under then Governor Lamar Alexander; and has provided volunteer support to more than 100 organizations.

As a community we honor his memory with gratitude for his many accomplishments. And to ensure that his efforts continue, The Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Fund has been created to help provide equal access to the American Dream, in perpetuity.

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Tags:   BenefitsCommunity

Red, White & Brew 2020

07-11-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Nashville Urban Winery, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 11 @ 11:00 am

Brought to you by The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, this over-the-top themed boozy brunch will have you feeling very patriotic. Ticket purchase includes attendance to one of Nashville's best summer parties, bites from Nashville Urban Winery, live music by TBD,...

[more+]

Brought to you by The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, this over-the-top themed boozy brunch will have you feeling very patriotic. Ticket purchase includes attendance to one of Nashville's best summer parties, bites from Nashville Urban Winery, live music by TBD, and chances to win AWESOME door & contest prizes

Proceeds from the event will support The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which builds community awareness and responsibility in Middle Tennessee young professionals by establishing a pattern of community service and charitable giving.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Nicole Rose.  Red, White & Brew is the Tomorrow Fund's largest and most important fundraiser!

Parking: Ride Sharing with Lyft or Uber is highly encouraged. Limited parking is available onsite, in the open lots next door. or at Center 615's parking lots down Main Street, but it's still best to rideshare.

Note: This is a 21+ event. Rain or shine.

Source: The Tomorrow Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

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Tags:   Benefits CommunityFood + Drink

Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Luncheon

11-19-2020

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Nov 19 @ 11:30 am

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on November 19th at the Music City Center.

About Joe Kraft and The Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Fund

Established in 1993, the Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award recognizes...

[more+]

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee could not be more honored to present the 27th annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award on November 19th at the Music City Center.

About Joe Kraft and The Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award Fund

Established in 1993, the Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award recognizes community leaders who embody the strength of character and unwavering integrity of the late Joe Kraft. Past honorees include Amy Grant and Vince Gill, John Seigenthaler, Francis S. Guess, Clayton McWhorter, Aubrey Harwell, Jayme and McDonald Williams, Monroe J. Carell Jr., Pauline Gore, Martha Ingram, Karl Dean, Jim Haslam II, Steve and Cal Turner Jr., Phil Bredesen and Andrea Conte, Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, Jack B. Turner, and Jerry B. Williams, among others.

Location: This event will be held in the Davidson room.

Source: Submitted.

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Tags:   Benefits Food + DrinkCommunity