Established to allow contributions to a perpetual trust fund with the income from the fund supporting K-12 public education in Tennessee.
The Treasury Investments Division will manage the Volunteer Public Education Trust to empower your contributions to fund K-12 public education for years to come.
Earnings from the trust will be used to pay for special projects or programs deemed by the Commissioner of Education and the State Treasurer to improve the overall quality of the K-12 public education program.
While the principal, or corpus, cannot be spent earnings from the trust can be used to
provide programs or materials that would not otherwise be funded.
You can direct your contributions to fund a specific school district, creating a perpetual trust fund that could provide income to fund K-12 programs within that district.
Checks or money orders may be made out to the Volunteer Public Education Trust and mailed to the following address:
Volunteer Public Education TrustPO Box 198865Nashville, TN 37219
You may also make a secure donation to the Volunteer Public Education Trust online using PayPal.
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“...For those who want to give to a particular need, this is an avenue for additional contributions to be made to our public K-12 schools. I hope to see this fund grow and be used for many different needs across our state.”
- Senator Bo Watson
The Tennessee Department of Treasury uses an in-house Investments staff of more than 30 professionals with extensive education, professional training, and certifications to manage investments. This staff is dedicated to supporting state initiatives with investment management and oversight for a diverse set of programs, including:
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Since 2010, the Treasury Investment Division has earned more than $35.3 billion on world investment markets.
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Want to spread the word to others about the Volunteer Public Education Trust? This one page (front and back) flyer can be downloaded and printed on demand to provide key information including:
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