Thank you for considering a gift to FiftyForward.

Your support ensures older adults remain active and engaged and vulnerable older adults have the services they need.

FiftyForward embraces a social entrepreneur model. We provide free or reduced cost services for those who have limited financial means, and charge fees for programs, memberships and care for customers who can pay market rates. Donations ensure all who desire our services receive them, regardless of their ability to pay.

FiftyForward raises funds through:

  • financial and in-kind gifts from individuals and corporations
  • grants from foundations
  • businesses and government sources
  • special events

Financial gifts to FiftyForward may be:

  • made by mail or online
  • made by donating appreciated stock
  • undesignated to meet the greatest agency need
  • designated to your choice of center or program
  • given in honor or memory of an individual
  • in support of long-term agency viability through a deferred or current gift to our endowment fund
  • a FiftyForward Society gift whereas a major gift donor you will be recognized and invited to society functions

All financial gifts are recognized by a letter indicating tax deductibility (contributions that are not made for goods or services are tax deductible).

If you are considering a gift and need additional information or wish to discuss how your gift can be made or utilized, please contact Max Mayo, FiftyForward Development Director at 615-743-3434 or

How To Make Donations By Mail

FiftyForward gladly accepts donations by mail. Please send your check or money order to:

174 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Please attach a note or letter that includes:

  • your name(s), address and telephone number
  • if the donation is an honor or memorial gift, to whom recognition of the gift is to be made including name(s) and address.

How To Donate Online

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Support FiftyForward Endowment

The FiftyForward Endowment, established in 1984, is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the long-range financial future of FiftyForward.

The FiftyForward Endowment Board is led by skilled volunteers who are committed to and have a close association with FiftyForward. Their wealth of experience and expertise ensures the careful stewardship and oversight of invested funds, guides spending policy, and provides education and outreach to champion FiftyForward.

FiftyForward Endowment includes distinct funds for each of our seven centers, plus FiftyForward Living at Home Care Management, FiftyForward Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP), and FiftyForward Fresh/Meals on Wheels.

A percentage of the FiftyForward Endowment earnings provides annual support to FiftyForward centers and programs.

Thank you for considering a gift to the FiftyForward Endowment. Gifts may be made by:

Deferred gifts contribute to the FiftyForward Endowment usually through the estate process.

Deferred gifts include:

  • Bequests
  • Life Insurance gifts
  • Retirement plans

To discuss these gifts, please contact Max Mayo, FiftyForward Development Director, at 615-743-3434 or

FiftyForward Society Donors

Contributions of more than $1,000 in a calendar year qualify donors for membership in the FiftyForward Society. From time to time, society members are invited to special receptions and other events.

Society Recognition Giving Level

  • Visionary Circle $10,000 +
  • Presidents Circle $5,000 to $9,999
  • Directors Circle $2,500 to $4,999
  • Benefactors Circle $1,000 to $2,499
  • FiftyForward Sustainers: monthly gifts of any size

For more information about the FiftyForward Society, please contact Max Mayo, FiftyForward Development Director, at 615-743-3434 or


For more information about FiftyForward Sponsorships, please contact Meghan Gwaltney, Special Events Manager, at 615-743-3432 or

More Ways to Help!


AmazonSmile is’s philanthropic site. Rather than logging in to to shop, log on to AmazonSmile and select FiftyForward as the charity you wish to benefit from your purchases. We’ll receive .05% from the purchases of qualified items (and there are COUNTLESS qualified items!).

Here’s link for getting started:

FiftyForward does not disclose confidential donor information outside the organization. There are no exceptions to this policy. We do not sell or exchange a donor’s personal information with any public, private or nonprofit organization.

We value the support of our donors and follow the tenets of the Donor Bill of Rights.

The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to NonProfits.  It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.