We are thrilled that you are considering becoming a PERMANENT BEST FRIEND of PEN PARENTIS

Here are the specifics:

Pen Parentis, Ltd, is a federally-recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization. Any contributions in behalf of PEN PARENTIS are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

One click (and a valid credit card) is all it takes. We will love you forever, and you can bask in the good karma.  And if you happen to be an author who is also a parent – keep reading below for extra perks for your generosity!

Are you a person who is currently comfortable in life and looking to become a true steward of Pen Parentis, helping writers who have kids stay on creative track, far into the future? You support our vision of a fair deal for writers who are parents when they apply to residencies or when they apply for fellowships, an understanding that it shows extreme dedication for a writer not to give up their career after they have kids, and celebrating that dedication with acknowledgement at the very least, and prizes and awards whenever it is possible!Would you consider including Pen Parentis in your estate planning? Our TaxID is 43-2304312 and we are a 501(c)3 nonprofit.  Our founder would love to take you out for lunch to thank you for your generosity and to let you know what we are doing in the near and distant future. If you are this passionate about our mission, email MM directly at her email address (MM –at– penparentis.org). You’ve read this far, take the next step! You will be perpetuating our mission far into the future. Let us be part of your legacy, and allow us be part of your family.—

SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR AUTHORS WHO ARE ALSO PARENTS WHO DONATE:  in appreciation for your minimum donation of $150, or your recurring monthly donation ($10 or more) – we will place your photo and bio on our website in our Pen Parentis Author gallery! Your donations are fully tax-deductible and your regular support is beyond value to us – we need your help to keep this website up, to keep the lights on, and to ensure that we can run all these amazing programs for you! If we have helped you stay inspired, please give back and give as generously as you can.

As a special incentive, we want you to know that Pen Parentis Title Members are always considered when we are selecting readers for our Literary Salons at Andaz.  We want to support those who support us most!

Learn more about supporting Title Membership.

Special note about our Literary Salons – Pen Parentis Literary Salons are made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. They are also funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and by a generous one-time grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation in California. We thank our sponsors – and urge you to remember that YOUR support of our programming is what allows us to apply for these grants. Thank YOU for your individual support–it means the world to us and is what keeps us going!