Challenging and Comprehensive College Preparation
The Annual Fund represents the largest alternative revenue source for Cranbrook Schools. The Annual Fund goal for the 2016-17 fiscal year is $2.2 million or approximately 4 percent of the Cranbrook Schools budget. The Annual Fund provides more than 1,670 students from 20 states and 24 countries with a comprehensive and challenging college preparatory education—a Cranbrook education.

Contributing to the Annual Fund allows you to support the traditions of Cranbrook Schools. These traditions offer students rich experiences that foster intellectual curiosity and lead our alumni to positions of leadership in our global community.

provides support for an exceptional Cranbrook education with the flexibility to direct funds to the area of greatest need.

provide promising young students with an opportunity to attend Cranbrook Schools. Last year approximately 30% of our student body received just over $7 million in financial assistance.

supports Cranbrook Schools' priority to recruit and retain experienced and talented faculty members. Faculty salaries have been increased in the past five years due to the success of the Annual Fund.


helps the Schools provide state-of-the-art technology to enhance the student learning experience.

For over twenty years, Twenty-First Century Club donors have been the mainstay of giving by providing more than 80% of Cranbrook Schools Annual Fund gifts. Your membership in the Twenty-First Century Club makes you a leadership donor in maintaining the Schools' educational excellence. For more information, click here.

To make a gift with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express, call us at 248.645.3140 or visit our secure webpage at

If you would like to discuss wire transfers or gifts of stock, please call 248.645.3140.

If you have questions, please contact the Cranbrook Schools Office of Development by calling 248.645.3140 or emailing

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Goal $2,230,656.00
Current $1,456,329.00
Remaining $774,327.00
As of Date 4/21/2017
Last Year Amount $2,215,150.00

Twenty-First Century Club

Since 1996, the Twenty-First Century Club has been the leadership giving program of the Cranbrook Schools' Annual Fund. Made up of alumni, parents, parents of graduates, grandparents, faculty and staff of the Cranbrook Educational Community, this club has made a significant impact on the lives of students and the faculty who teach here.
Membership includes those who contribute at the $1,000 or more level each year in unrestricted giving. These gifts provide the necessary ongoing support for such initiatives as scholarships, faculty compensation and classroom renovations and technological upgrades. You may direct your gift to one of these areas if you desire. Cranbrook Schools' Annual Fund, through these unrestricted gifts, helps achieve a national level of excellence by allowing the administration to identify and allocate funds where the needs and opportunities are the greatest.
Membership Levels and Benefits are as follows:
Members Circle - $1,000 to $2,499
Partners Circle - $2,500 to $4,999
Directors Circle - $5,000 to $9,999
Presidents Circle - $10,000 to $24,999
Governors Circle - $25,000 to $49,000
Founders Circle - $50,000 and Above

Cranbrook Schools

·39221 Woodward ·Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
Cranbrook Educational Community admits students and makes its services, activities, and education programs available to students without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status as required by state or federal law.

Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, near Detroit, consisting of three schools; an elementary school with a private preschool, a single gender middle school with a distinct boys middle school and girls middle school, along with a co-ed college prep private boarding high school. Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan. Many of Cranbrook’s students attend top universities and colleges.

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