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The Contributor Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization in Nashville, Tennessee.We print a twice-monthly street newspaper that accomplishes the following:

  • Provides a diversity of perspectives and information on the condition of homelessness while highlighting the contributions of homeless and formerly homeless individuals
  • Provides homeless and formerly homeless newspaper vendors with a source of income
  • Creates community between vendors and customers

The Contributor’s long-term success as an organization comes from you, our supporters. We rely on donor support.

“Street Newspaper” is a term for a newspaper that focuses on the issues surrounding homelessness and poverty and is sold by homeless and formerly homeless individuals on the street.

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