Every Student. Every Grade. Every School.

Shaker students are thriving through the support of our community. Please join in supporting the Advancing Shaker Annual Appeal. Learn more here. Your contribution will go directly towards:

  • Classroom Learning – resources for hands-on learning and new curriculum
  • Innovative Teaching – grants for field trips and tools for creative study and exploration
  • Opportunities for All – direct student support for extracurriculars, youth sports and travel
  • Career Exploration – mentoring, job shadowing and entrepreneurship experiences


Thank you for helping us celebrate another incredible school year filled with growth, discovery, and achievement for our Shaker students!

Advancing Shaker

Do you want to help wherever and whenever it’s needed most? Learn more.

Support Opportunity Assistance Scholarships

Help support our two scholarships dedicated to furthering equitable access to educational activities outside of the offerings of the District. Learn more about our Level the Playing Field and Beyond the Desk Scholarships.

Travel Assistance Fund

Do you want to broaden our students’ horizons with opportunities for travel and cultural exchange? Learn more.

Innovation Fund

Are you a champion of STEM, makerspaces, and other hands-on learning opportunities? Learn more.

Shaker Staff Payroll Deduction Gift

Shaker staff can support our students through payroll deduction. Contributions will provide critical resources and support to our Shaker students. Learn more.

Educational Equity Fund

Are you eager to support equity initiatives in the Shaker Schools? Learn more.

Honoring Aisha Fraser

November 17, 2023 marked the fifth anniversary of Aisha Fraser’s passing. As a sixth-grade teacher at Woodbury, Aisha had a gift of making math accessible and interesting to all of her students. Aisha developed many lasting friendships in the Shaker community and we want her to be remembered. Please consider donating to the Aisha Fraser Memorial Fund to help provide scholarship funds for Sixth-Grade Camp. Read more about Aisha Fraser and this special initiative.

Rashad L. Burnley Minority Achievement Memorial Fund

Celebrating Rashad, Continuing his work and legacy

August 2, 2024, marks the 25th anniversary of Rashad L. Burnley’s passing. The family commemorates this time by encouraging support of the Rashad L. Burnley Memorial Fund.

Please make a donation and learn more about this special fund.

The Reynold Ellis Raise Our Voice Fund

The Reynold Ellis Raise Our Voice Fund was created to honor the legacy of the High School’s beloved Choir Director, Mr. Reynold Ellis, who led with dignity and was the hallmark of what a teacher should be to students.

The Class of 1970 is working with the Shaker Schools Foundation and Shaker’s new choir director, Nick LaPete, to reinvigorate this fund and to help the next generation of choir students.

Please learn more about the legacy of Mr. Ellis and support this fund.

Named Funds

We are grateful for our Fund Sponsors! See a complete list of our named funds here.

Ways to Give

You can donate to the Shaker Schools Foundation online, by mail, with stocks, gifts-in-kind, and with bequests and other planned gifts. Find out how by clicking the button below.

Learn How Your Company Can Become a Corporate Sponsor

The Shaker Schools Foundation welcomes the support of corporations and businesses through contributions to our Corporate Partnerships and Shaker Athletics Sponsorships programs. Both programs provide significant, needed support for our Shaker students!