Support the Education Foundation during the Big Payback!



The Big Payback is back on May 3, 2016, and the CMC Education Foundation is
excited for another year of participation in this monumental charitable event!

The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is
a 24-hour, community-wide, online giving day that celebrates Middle Tennessee’s
spirit of generosity and supports the life-changing work of area nonprofits. The
Big Payback helps organizations, like the Education Foundation, raise much needed
funds while bringing awareness to pressing needs in our communities.

Donations made during The Big Payback are amplified by incentives and awards
made possible through sponsors, which may help us to qualify for prizes and
bonuses through the day.

The Big Payback has seen remarkable growth from its inaugural event in 2014.
In year one, Middle Tennessee came together to raise $1,492,492.50 for 525
participating nonprofits. More than 11,600 gifts were made to organizations
focused on health and human services, animal welfare, the arts and more. In 2015,
donations increased to more than $2.65 million helping to support 770 Middle
Tennessee nonprofits.

We hope you’ll support the Education Foundation and our mission of Bringing the Vision of student success to Reality on Tuesday, May 3 during The Big Payback.

For more information, contact Payton Baggett at, (931) 920-7947, or visit Thank you!

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CMCSS and Education Foundation at Rivers and Spires

During the Rivers and Spires Festival held in Downtown Clarksville on April 14-16, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and the CMC Education Foundation hosted a series of activities for students within the Kids Zone area.

The superhero themed educational activities included Hulk’s Math Smash, Super Word Scramble, Villain Takedown and more. Students from the Austin Peay State University Chemistry Department provided demonstrations on how two liquid solutions form polymer to make “Gak.”

CMCSS and the Education Foundation would like to thank all of the volunteers for their hard work!

Fortera Credit Union donates $2,000 to Teacher Warehouse

In celebration of their recent name change, Fortera Credit Union, formerly known as Fort Campbell Credit Union, donated $2,000 to the CMC Teacher Warehouse at their Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on the morning of April 12.

CMC Education Foundation Vice President Bill Powers was present to accept the check from Fortera President and CEO Tom Kane. The donation will be used to purchase supplies to restock the Teacher Warehouse for the upcoming school year. Funds were also awarded to two other local non-profit organizations, Survivor Outreach Services (S.O.S.) and the Tennessee River Chapter of the American Red Cross, as a part of Fortera’s community investment efforts. The financial cooperative has been in the Clarksville community for 60 years. To learn more about Fortera, visit the website.