Annual Fund

Every gift adds up! Your gift to the Annual Fund provides enables the Shaker Schools Foundation to carry out its mission to benefit the Shaker Heights City Schools and to create a positive Shaker experience for each student. Your gift will support enhanced classroom learning and special projects for arts, music and athletics. A gift can be a wonderful way to celebrate the graduation of a student, to recognize a teacher who has made a difference, or to memorialize a loved one. Your gift reflects the strength of our community and our shared commitment to our students.

Legacy Fund

The Legacy Fund provides a permanent source of income to ensure Shaker’s tradition of excellence continues for future generations. You can create an endowed Legacy Fund gift at the Shaker Schools Foundation during your lifetime or you may choose to create it through a planned gift such as a bequest, trust, IRA charitable rollover or charitable gift annuity. Your gift may support a designated purpose or program or can provide ongoing operational support. Please call Executive Director Holly Coughlin at 216-295-4329 to discuss gift types, levels and designations.

Special Initiatives

The Innovation Fund supports STEAM initiatives that provide hands-on learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

The Travel Assistance Fund helps Shaker students expand their worldview and experience other cultures through international travel.

The Hutchings Family Fund provides African-American male students access to programs, mentors and activities that build confidence and expertise in a broad range of social and life skills.

Ways to Give

The Shaker Schools Foundation welcomes gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations in any amount and in a variety forms.