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Donor Information

Giving Opportunities | Annual Giving | Planned Giving | Employee Giving | In-Kind Giving | Giving Levels

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There are many ways to give to support the students at Pellissippi State!

The Pellissippi State Foundation accepts cash gifts, bargain sales, bequests under wills and trusts, charitable gift annuities, charitable gift remainders, life estate gifts, charitable lead trusts, revocable living trusts, beneficiary designations and in-kind gifts. 

The Foundation doesn’t accept crops or livestock, oil, gas or mineral rights, restricted securities, partnership interests, time-share interests, and any gifts of personal or real property that conflict with the Foundation’s mission, that would be too costly to repair or maintain or that do not withstand a property analysis.


Giving Opportunities

The Pellissippi State Foundation offers many commemorative opportunities for gifts in honor of or in memory of a person, including Endowed Chairs, Named Scholarships, Memorial and Honorary Gifts and Private Gifts and Naming of College Structures and Spaces.


Annual Giving

Through annual giving, you can choose to share generously with the students at Pellissippi State. Annual giving allows the Foundation to fund scholarships and grants that require consistent funding.


Planned Giving

Planned giving donors are recognized through the Pellissippi State Heritage Society and the Pellissippi State Legacy Society. The Pellissippi State Heritage Society members include all individuals who notify the Foundation of their intent to leave a planned gift. The Pellissippi State Legacy Society recognizes donors whose estate gifts to the Foundation have been received.


Employee Giving

The employees of Pellissippi State give generously of their time and effort to touch the lives of students, and they go above and beyond with monetary donations that fund equipment purchases, student scholarships and so much more.


In-Kind Giving

In-kind gifts, including equipment, supplies, services and tangible and intangible property are important aspects of giving to Pellissippi State.


Giving Levels and Societies

The Pellissippi Circle 

This society recognizes donors who give during each fiscal year (July 1 – June 30)

$25,000 and Above Governor
$10,000 - $24,000 Chancellor
$5,000 - $9,999 President
$1,000 - $4,999 Dean
$500 - $999 Educator
$100 - $499 Scholar
$1 - $99 Friend

The Pellissippi Guild

This society recognizes donors with cumulative giving of $10,000 or greater.

$1,000,000 and Above Gold
$100,000 - $499,999 Silver
$10,000 - $99,999 Bronze