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GET INVOLVED

With your help, Persist can ensure all Nashville students have an equal opportunity to succeed in college and pursue meaningful careers. 

GIVE TO PERSIST

Please consider giving to Persist today.

VOLUNTEER WITH PERSIST

Can’t make a financial contribution right now? That’s okay!

Persist Nashville offers plenty of opportunities to contribute your time and efforts to our work. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring students, hosting interns, advisory council members, community partners, event support and more!

Fill out our volunteer interest form and a Persist team member will reach out with more information.

THANK YOU!

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of individuals, businesses, and foundations to sustain this work. We can’t thank the donors below enough for believing in us and our students.

PERSIST FOUNDERS ($100,000+)

Bill & Crissy Haslam Foundation
Joe C. Davis Foundation
City Fund
State Collaborative on Reforming Education
Care Foundation of America
Frank Majors

PERSIST LEADERS (25,000+)

Nashville Predators Foundation
The General Insurance
The YMCA
The Dan and Margaret Maddox Charitable Fund
Valor Collegiate Academies
RePublic Schools
Anne & Dan Toomey
Ryan & Sarah Flury

PERSIST PARTNERS ($5,000+)

Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Camel Express Car Wash
Ingram Charities
Christ Presbyterian Church
Phoenix Club of Nashville
Michaels Family
Hunter Mobley
Christ & Emily Kennedy
Allen & Deborah King
Danieal & Hannah Stephenson
Stefan & Rachel Hubbard
John & Leslie Ford
Lewis & Katie Agnew
Johnson Cooper
Wayne Powers
Carolyn Smith Foundation

PERSIST SUPPORTERS ($400-$4,999)

Brandon & Jane Schmidt
Amber & Eric Green
Kevin & Jennifer Keeton
Brett Michaels
Carole Peterson
Steven & Brenna Simmons
Jennifer Hill
Tom Davenport
Jake & Caroline Smith
Lev & Eliana Hill
Eric & Ellie Osborne
Audra Meduri
Neal Lampley
Joshua Ireland
Lee Barfield
Donna & Joseph Pokowitz
Joshua & Caroline Smith
Michael Hill
Gary & Liz Cohen
Jon Rybka
Jessica & Jonathan Pahl
Dr. Jane Siegel
Joey Humke
Clint Smith

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