Giving to Cornerstone
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Express your appreciation for The Cornerstone School and its commitment to future generations by making a donation today. Gifts to the school help provide unique curriculum programs for students, development opportunities for faculty, capital improvements, and tuition assistance. Your donation provides an immediate benefit to the children, faculty, and programs of our school. We offer a variety of gift options to provide you with maximum convenience and flexibility. From planned giving to online donations, making a contribution is as simple as it is impactful.
As a non-profit 501(c)(3) independent school, The Cornerstone School relies on philanthropic support from our families and community partners. Each student's education is financed by both tuition and annual giving funds. Annual giving ensures that The Cornerstone School can maintain its reputation of providing an unprecedented educational experience. This is the legacy of The Cornerstone School, and we invite you to be a part of it.
Your contribution to the Annual Fund supports our mission to prepare students for success with an innovative curriculum and inspirational teaching that develops a passion for learning. Every year, every gift, of every size truly makes a difference. Our annual giving season is every year from July 1 to June 30. We encourage families to make a gift they are proud of and everyone is asked to participate.
Please join us in making an impact on the lives of our students. If you have any questions about The Cornerstone Annual Fund, feel free to contact our Development Office at (352) 351-8840 ext. 230. If you would like to make an online donation, please click here.
DAY OF GIVING
The Cornerstone School Annual Day of Giving is held each year on the National Day of Giving, which is the Tuesday following the Thanksgiving holiday. The Cornerstone Day of Giving is an opportunity for families, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to come together and make an impact by donating to the Cornerstone Annual Fund.
This year The Cornerstone School Day of Giving will be held on November 30, 2021. We are hoping for 100% participation among our board, faculty, staff, and families. Every gift of every size can make a difference in the lives of our students. If you would like to make a contribution to The Cornerstone School Day of Giving, please visit our online donation portal by clicking here.
WAYS TO GIVE
Making an online donation is the fastest and easiest way to give to the school. Online giving not only provides you with a secure way to donate, but also allows your donation to go to work immediately. Our form is quick and easy and has several program options available to support. Click here to donate.
Everyone has different financial needs at different times in their life. Perhaps you wish to give a gift to The Cornerstone School but are unable to do it all at once. Or, perhaps you prefer to budget your expenses. You can pledge a specific amount of money to be billed monthly.
Many companies will match your gifts to charitable organizations. To find out more, contact the human resources department or business office at your place of employment. We will gladly provide you with any necessary documentation to secure a matching gift.
Gifts of securities and stocks can be donated after retaining them for at least one year after purchase. They are valued by the fair market value on the day they are donated. Gifts such as these can have significant tax advantages. Please check with your accountant prior to making a gift of securities or stocks.
Planned Giving, also known as Estate Planning, allows one to incorporate a charitable donation into their will. There are many significant tax advantages to Planned Giving. Please consult with your accountant or contact the school to make a donation of this kind.
Partnering with The Cornerstone School gives your company repeated, prominent exposure and is a great way to show your support of the school. Several sponsorship opportunities are available, including annual and event sponsorships, for your convenience.
Sponsoring a Cornerstone event is a quick and easy way to connect with your target market. We have two annual events available to sponsor, including The Marion County Chili Cook-Off (November), and the Spring Auction. Each event offers unique opportunities to advertise your business in both print and digital formats. To sponsor an event, please contact our Marketing and Development Office at (352) 351-8840 ext. 230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We invite you to consider becoming an Annual Sponsor and invest in the success of The Cornerstone School. An Annual Sponsorship of The Cornerstone School is a chance for your business to join in shaping future leaders by enabling us to continue to provide innovative education for our students. Our Annual Sponsorship packages offer many marketing opportunities that combine print and digital advertising, event sponsorship, and in-person exhibiting at some of our events. For more information about becoming an Annual Sponsor, please contact our Marketing and Development Office at (352) 351-8840 ext. 230 or email email@example.com.