You can impact in the life of a child in many ways. All paths lead to a youngster in Detroit receiving a private school education based on a strong moral compass.

Donations made by individuals or families can be applied to a specific program – say music, a sports event– or a planned gift.

Larger entities can be creative with their giving. For instance, some provide our young people with real business training and experience through internships.

Organizations can also support the children of Cornerstone by sponsoring events, and attending one or more events as corporate outings.

We appreciate any support, be it a one-time donation or a legacy gift. You’ll find a variety of options below – one of our representatives would be happy to discuss the possibilities.

Unique Giving Options

Cornerstone partners with Strategic Stewardship Partners, a firm that specializes in helping people maximize the impact of their charitable giving. They will work with you to support Cornerstone without impacting your checking or savings account balance.

Strategic Stewardship Partners can help you avoid capital gains taxes, significantly reduce income tax, create a legacy, and much more.

For more information on options, please contact Carol Mansfield: 313-892-1860 ext. 262; Carol.Mansfield@CornerstoneSchools.org, or click here to visit Strategic Stewardship Partners' website.

Cornerstone Internship Sponsor

A unique way for companies, foundations and individuals to provide a career-building gift to a Leadership & Business High School student. Sponsoring an internship helps defray a student’s educational costs and provide him or her with hands-on, professional experience throughout the school year.

Internship providers help demonstrate potential career paths for young men and women as they mature into future leaders. Our vision is that these connections offer future employment opportunities to our students – and provide a capable, talented workforce.

For more information, contact the Institutional Advancement Office:  313.892.1860 ext. 221.

The Cornerstone Schools Scholarship Endowment Fund

The fund has been established by the Cornerstone Schools Board of Directors to help sustain the work of Cornerstone Schools; to make it possible for children to attend Cornerstone for years to come; and, to secure a legacy of impact for donors beyond their lives.

Donors who wish to designate their gift to honor a person or organization may do so with Board approval. Our goal is to raise $5M by July 31, 2016.

For more information, please contact Carol Mansfield: 313-892-1860 ext. 262; Carol.Mansfield@CornerstoneSchools.org

Vision of Excellence Program

This program was created to bring educational concepts to life for our students through partnerships with corporate, family, and civic organizations.

Sponsor organizations create impact by integrating their values, history, and philosophies into a classroom. This deepens understanding of the lessons the students learn while bringing meaning to the world around them.

For more information, contact the Institutional Advancement Office:  313.892.1860 ext. 221.

In-Kind Donations

Our teachers and students greatly appreciate in-kind contributions that support and enrich their classroom experience. Your surplus office equipment and supplies will be put to good use in the classroom and allow us to operate more efficiently. Organizations have assisted us with gardening, landscaping, painting and the like. Others have provided us with clothing for students. All in-kind donations are appreciated and needed!

Examples of in-kind giving:

New, Used or Discounted

Office Furniture, Desks
Computers and Electronics
Musical Equipment/Repair Services
Sports Equipment
Playground Equipment
Library Books
Classroom Supplies
Items For Events

Silent & Live Auction Items
Food & Beverages
Promotional Products
Entertainment (Band, DJ)
Chairs & Other Rental Equipment
And more...

For more information on in-kind giving, please call (313) 892-1860 ext. 221.