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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.


The Big Payback is approaching May 4-5 (early giving available starting April 27 at 6pm CST) and we need family and friends like you to help us reach our $40,000 goal. In 2022, we continue to face global uncertainty, loss of homes, jobs, business, and health. The economic impact is still unfolding.  Therefore, more and more prospective students are unable to achieve their academic hopes and dreams.



  • Online: www.williamsoncc.edu/giving/donate

  • By Mail (please make checks payable to "Williamson College")

    Williamson College

    274 Mallory Station Road

    Franklin, TN 37067

  • By Phone: Call 615-771-7821 during business hours Monday-Thursday

  • In Person: Visit us at 274 Mallory Station Road, Franklin, TN 37067

More ways to give:

  • Gifts by Check or Credit Card (Visa, MC, American Express, Discover) are the most common ways to give and are immediately available for use by Williamson College.

  • Recurring gifts

    • Ongoing, consistent and regular support is key to our mission. Your donation will be transferred to automatically  to Williamson College securely from your personal checking or savings account or by credit card on a schedule that you specify (daily, monthly, quarterly or annually).

    • Or, Visit your personal banking site to set up Bill Pay for automatic transfers of donations to Williamson College. Generally, there are no associated fees.

  • Gifting “in honor” or “in memory” of someone Donate in someone’s name - in honor of their special day, or in memory of a loved one. Provide the name and address of the family and we will notify them of your thoughtfulness. The donor's contribution amount is not disclosed.

  • Employer matching gifts Many companies will match donations made by their employees. Please check with your HR department to obtain information on your company process.

  • Gifts of stock Gifts of stock are welcomed! For help or more information, contact Susan Mays at susan@williamsoncc.edu

  • Pledge One-year and multi-year pledges are an important part of our success! For questions or help, please contact Susan Mays at susan@williamsoncc.edu.

  • Planned Gifts for the Future If you are interested in including Williamson College in your will, establishing a trust, or identifying Williamson College as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy, please contact Susan Mays at susan@williamsoncc.edu.

  • Donate from your IRA using your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)

Williamson College is a qualified 501c3 organization and may receive a donation from your IRA. Account holders aged 70 1/2 or older can make a donation, up to $100,000 from a traditional IRA without it being a taxable distribution. Talk to your IRA custodian to request a donation (payable to Williamson College) and have it mailed to Williamson College, 274 Mallory Station Road, Franklin, TN 37067. A donation receipt will be sent to you by mail.


Williamson College is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization, determined by the Internal Revenue Service. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law, unless given in exchange for goods or services. All donations are confirmed by mail with a thank you letter acting as a tax receipt.

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