Welcome to the Shaker Schools Foundation.

Established in 1981, the Shaker Schools Foundation was one of the first in the nation to raise funds for a public school system. Since then, we have raised more than $3 million to support the tradition of excellence that sets the Shaker schools apart. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Foundation is making a difference in the lives of Shaker students by supporting academics, enrichment, fine arts programming, student travel, and more. We invite you to learn more about our giving initiatives and make a positive contribution with your donation. Thank you for your support!

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Take the Shaker 100 Challenge

Take the Shaker 100 Challenge

We are challenging 100 supporters of the Shaker Schools to donate $100 to the Shaker Schools Foundation in honor of the 100th anniversary of the first graduating class of Shaker. We hope you take the challenge! Just follow these easy steps: More +

Shaker Homecoming 2017 Photo Gallery

Shaker 100 Challenge and Other Donations:

Contact Us

Shaker Schools Foundation
15600 Parkland Drive
Shaker Heights, OH  44120

Holly Coughlin, Executive Director
Sue Starrett, Director of Development
Jennifer Proe, Social Media and Marketing Associate
Holly Wang, Development Associate


Guided by its mission to provide resources to enrich the educational experiences of students of the Shaker Heights City School District, the Foundation supports:

Academic Enrichment
- Activities that enhance all areas of Shaker's academics
Technology - Equipment & software to infuse technology into learning
Opportunity Assistance - Funding for extra-curricular activities for disadvantaged students
Exceptional Opportunities - Activities for students who excel in specific areas

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