The Annual Fund represents the largest alternative revenue source for Cranbrook Schools. The Annual Fund goal for the 2018-19 fiscal year is $2.357 million or approximately 4 percent of the Cranbrook Schools budget. The Annual Fund provides more than 1,660 students from 20 states and 22 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 $8 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.

Gifts can be made by check, credit card or donor advised funds. To make a gift by credit card, 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 $2,357,000.00
Current $244,109.87
Remaining $2,112,890.13
As of Date 10/12/2018
Last Year Amount $2,050,026.38

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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