We are grateful for your interest in supporting Ensworth. Your gift will help ensure that Ensworth remains at the forefront of education, providing an unparalleled program and enriching experience to our students. If you would like to speak with a member of the Advancement team regarding your gift, please contact Bedell James at (615) 250-8919 or jamesb@ensworth.com.

Our staff is pleased to work with you in structuring gift opportunities that ensure your philanthropic goals are met while best supporting the needs of the school. All gifts are subject to compliance with Ensworth’s Gift Acceptance Policy, as outlined by the Board of Trustees. Ensworth is a 501(c)(3), and contributions to the school are tax deductible upon compliance with the Internal Revenue Code.
WHAT IT IS FREQUENCY WHAT IT DOES WHAT IT FUNDS
ANNUAL FUND Every year Supplements annual expenses not covered by tuition The Annual Fund is the first priority in fundraising for the school and supplies vital operating dollars in support of Ensworth’s programs.
CAPITAL CAMPAIGNS Periodically
Funds building and renovations not covered by tuition
Funds building projects and renovations as well as programmatic additions in support of the school’s strategic priorities.
ENDOWMENT Periodically
Takes the pressure off the operating budget and tuition
Invested funds provide a steady, predictable flow of income to support Ensworth over time. Named endowment funds provide support for specific elements of the Ensworth experience.
PLANNED GIVING As donor feels moved
Helps ensure Ensworth’s future
Planned gifts made through bequests and life insurance provide for the ongoing sustainability of Ensworth.
FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES
(Benefit-Auction, Super Saturday, Spirit Store, Tiger Classic, Women’s Tennis Tourney)
Throughout the year
Building community while raising support
Provides funding for Parent Association, school programs, and special projects.

Giving Options

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  • Cash Gifts

    Make checks payable to The Ensworth School and send to:

    The Ensworth School
    Attn: Development Office
    7401 Highway 100
    Nashville TN 37221
  • Credit Cards

    We accept credit card gifts for the Annual Fund and for the Capital Campaign. Contact Becky Puckett at 615-301-5376 for assistance.
  • Securities

    To make a gift of stock, please use the following DTC instructions:
    Goldman Sachs Co. - DTC #0005
    For credit to: Acct #030-35938-4
    Account Name: Ensworth School Gift Account
    A gift from "Donors name"

    Please notify the Development Office at Ensworth School in advance of the transfer by contacting Becky Puckett at 615-301-5376 or
    puckettb@ensworth.comThis notice is often our only way of determining the identity of a donor.
  • Corporate Matching Gifts

    Many organizations have corporate matching gift programs that can double and sometimes triple the value of your gift. If your company has a matching gift program, please ask your human resources representative for a matching gift form to submit with your gift. The Ensworth Development office will take care of the rest.
  • Tangible Personal Property

    Examples of gifts of tangible personal property are furniture, art work, books, valuable collections, etc. All gifts of tangible personal property must go through an approval process before the gift is finalized. Gifts of tangible personal property that are legitimately appraised and satisfy the "related use" standard may also qualify for a tax deduction.
  • Bequests

    Bequests are the easiest form of charitable estate planning and enable you to name Ensworth in your will. With a bequest, you become a member of the John Comfort Society at Ensworth. For more information, contact Bedell James at jamesb@ensworth.com or 615-250-8919.
  • Life Insurance and Retirement Account

    You can make a deferred gift by donating a life insurance policy to Ensworth or simply naming us as the beneficiary. Your retirement account can pass directly to Ensworth as your primary beneficiary, or it can be transferred to a deferred giving arrangement that will pay an income for life to a family member, after which the remaining assets pass to Ensworth. To find out more about these options, contact Bedell James at 615-250-8919.
     

Questions?

Please email Bedell James in the Ensworth Advancement Office.