The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee again hosts one of the biggest online giving events in the area with The Big Payback 2017.
During the past three years, The Big Payback has raised more than $6.5 million for nearly 800 local non-profit organizations, including schools, arts entities, religious operations and beyond.
This year, the community-wide 24-hour online giving challenge takes place on May 3, 2017. There’s a brand-new software platform, and the Community Foundation welcomes back its biggest sponsors to help with donation matching.
HOW IT WORKS
From midnight to midnight on May 3, 2017, you can visit thebigpayback.org make financial donations to participating non-profits, schools and religious institutions located and/or providing services in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee.
Gifts from the public will be boosted with funds from corporate and private sponsors of The Big Payback. Non-profits will vie for these financial incentives and pop-up proizes, which are traced in real time on the leaderboard.
Among the hundreds of non-profits benefiting from The Big Payback are several that touch the lives of children and families in the Middle Tennessee region. Here are just of few of those organizations you can support:
15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center
A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee
Adventure Science Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee
Bravo Creative Arts Center
Brown Center for Autism
Children are People, Inc.
Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Girls on the Run of Middle Tennessee
Mary’s Magical Place
Nashville Children’s Theatre
Sumner Teen Center
Youth Encouragement Service