Invest in student success.

We are grateful for our community of investors. When you give to PENCIL, you enable us to share opportunities that support students’ success – through career mentorships, individualized tutoring in reading and math, and experiential learning in STEM fields. You make sure we continue to provide high-quality supplies to Metro Nashville Public School educators, which equips students with the tools they need to learn.

Become a sustaining member by donating monthly because:

  1. It’s convenient
  2. You become part of a community of public education advocates
  3. You make a direct and lasting impact on PENCIL’s mission

Frequently Asked Questions

PENCIL is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. PENCIL’s EIN number is 58-1475675.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Contact your HR Department to see if your company will match your donation. Some companies will double or even triple your donation.

YES! PENCIL is a proud partner agency of the United Way of Greater Nashville. You can designate your UW campaign gift to go to PENCIL by listing us on your pledge card or UW campaign site. PENCIL’s UW number is 182.

Additional Ways to Give

You can give online (click here), over the phone at 615-242-3167 ext. 1035, or send a check made payable to PENCIL.

Checks should be mailed to:
Attn: Development
7199 Cockrill Bend Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209

We appreciate your commitment to ensuring that Nashville’s students have equitable access to opportunities that support their academic success. Read about our giving tiers (click here) and learn about the benefits of joining a community of passionate public school advocates.

Donate Stock

PENCIL welcomes stock gifts. For more information on how to support PENCIL through stock transfers, click on the form below.

Join a Community Give-Back Program

Support PENCIL with every purchase – at no cost to you – through the following programs:

Proud Partner Agency of the United Way of Greater Nashville