Join us on May 2, 2019 for this year's Big Payback!
The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a community-wide giving day that celebrates Middle Tennessee’s spirit of generosity and supports the life-changing work of area nonprofits. Kicking off at midnight on Thursday, May 2, the 24-hour online giving day helps organizations, like POVA, raise much-needed funds and bring awareness to pressing needs in our community. Gifts made to participating organizations during The Big Payback are amplified by incentives and awards and may help us qualify for special prizes and bonuses throughout the day!
“Financial donations to Poverty and the Arts give dignity to people because the spaces we work in and the materials we use are supplied with the help of donations. It’s nice to know that people care. I think money is a really hard thing to give. It feels good when people can do that.” -POVA Artist, Beth
Join us for our Coffee Hour at Retrograde Coffee from 7am-10am during this year's Big Payback, and you'll enjoy a pop-up art show and testimonials by our artists. Retrograde will be giving a free coffee from 7am-10am to anyone who makes a donation to POVA and shows their receipt. RSVP to our Facebook event HERE.
Make an online donation at 7:30am, and you could help POVA win the "Mealtime Breakfast Prize" which would give us bonus grant money!
Join us at Smith & Lentz Brewing from 5-7pm during this year's Big Payback, and you'll enjoy special features including artist testimonials, a pop-up art exhibition, and an interactive art station led by members of our Artist Collective! Smith & Lentz will also be donating 20% of taproom proceeds throughout the entire evening to POVA! RSSVP to our Facebook event HERE.
Make an online donation between the hours of 5-7pm, and you could help POVA win the category of "Happy Hour Most Unique Donors - Small Nonprofit" which would give us bonus grant money!