TCVEF is committed to provide programs that help organizations become better educators, communicators, and advocates. TCVEF uses trainings, research, technology and other tools to support environmental organizations.
Every year, TCVEF is proud to empower Tennesseans with free trainings and educational opportunities on both the legislative process and issues that affect the Tennessee environment so they can better engage with their elected officials.
Tennessee Conservation Voters Education Fund (TCVEF) is Tennessee Conservation Voters sister nonprofit organization dedicated to building the capacity of state environmental and conservation groups to affect public policy. The organization was created in 2007 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee, with a mission to reach organizations and individuals across the state.
If you are 70½ or older and required to take a minimum distribution from your IRA, you can use your distribution to fund a charitable gift without paying income tax on the withdrawal. Consider making a tax-free distribution from your traditional or Roth IRA to Tennessee Conservation Voters Education Fund.
1. Decide how much of the distribution from your traditional or Roth IRA to give. You can donate up to $100,000 each year without incurring income tax on your withdrawal. This can be a one-time or recurring gift.
2. Send your donation directly to TCVEF from the fund. Include this information on your check: TCVEF, P.O. Box 121445, Nashville, TN 37212, 501(c)(3)
3. Provide this information to your IRA fund administrator to send your donation prior to the end of the year. Distributions go directly to TCVEF and are not subject to federal income tax.
4. Please contact us at 615-269-9090 or [email protected] to let us know of your gift.