Annual Fund

Making a DifferenceUSN Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is the foundation of philanthropy at USN, allowing our outstanding faculty to create a challenging, creative, and inclusive atmosphere for our students. Every year, the Annual Fund provides critical resources for USN's highest priorities: academic programming, need-based financial aid, arts, athletics, and campus enhancements.
We rely on the generosity of the PDS/USN community to support the daily experiences for our Tigers. The exceptional education received at University School of Nashville is amplified by the generosity of our many donors. We are grateful for the alumni, parents, grandparents, parents of alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who make a gift each year.

Every Tiger, Every DayTiger Give Back Challenge

The Tiger Give Back Challenge is an annual day of giving to the USN Annual Fund. Over 24 hours, donations are made all around the world to celebrate and support the school.
Gifts of every amount counts towards our goal. Every investment in USN makes an impact on every Tiger, every day.

Every Tiger, Every Day

"We love USN because of its beautiful community of vibrant families and the outstanding teachers who guide our children ... we invite you to join us in making USN a giving priority for your family, knowing that your investment will make a significant impact on Every Tiger, Every Day."

-Jessie & Brian Adams, LS Parents

Supporting PDS/USNLeadership Giving

Annual Fund gifts of every size make a difference at 2000 Edgehill. Leadership gifts are recognized in the following levels.

The 1915 Leadership Society
The Leadership Society honors those whose strong support of the school helps ensure its financial strength. The 1915 Society is named for the founding year of USN’s predecessor, Peabody Demonstration School, and recognizes those who give $1,915 or more. Join the 1915 Leadership Society.
Leadership Giving Levels
  • 1915 Circle $1,915 to $2,499   
  • Patrons $2,500 to $4,999
  • Innovators $5,000 to $9,999
  • Founders $10,000 to $24,999
  • Visionaries $25,000+

Edgehill Society 

The Edgehill Society are alumni from the most recent 25 years of graduates who make a cumulative gift of $500 or more per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). The Edgehill Society recognizes young philanthropic leaders who are making a difference for today's students and faculty. 

Join the Edgehill Society today with a one-time gift or by making a monthly donation.
USN Mission: 
University School of Nashville models the best educational practices. In an environment that represents the cultural and ethnic composition of Metropolitan Nashville, USN fosters each student’s intellectual, artistic, and athletic potential, valuing and inspiring integrity, creative expression, a love of learning, and the pursuit of excellence.