Endowment

Dear Friends,

Now, more than ever, we need your help to build a vibrant future for Grand Rapids Christian Schools. No matter what economic environment we find ourselves in, a strong and growing endowment is critical to maintaining the Schools’ high quality and Christian academic standards.

Estate commitments in the form of bequests and other planned gifts provide significant support for the Foundation’s future advancement. Thoughtful estate planning by alumni, parents, and friends has played a major role in our ability to meet the Schools’ mission: to prepare students to be effective servants of Christ in contemporary society.

Over fifty years ago, J. Herman Fles established the Grand Rapids Christian School Foundation as a permanent resource of funding to meet the changing needs of the Schools. Because of this vision, the Foundation now provides nearly $500,000 in essential funding every year to the Schools. However, more is needed.

With your support, new endowment can be created to help

  • reduce the cost of tuition for all families.
  • provide need-based scholarships.
  • underwrite important academic programs.
  • support teachers’ professional development.
  • sustain facility maintenance.

The excellence of a Christian education at Grand Rapids Christian Schools is evidenced in every classroom, teacher, student, and parent. By joining the J. Herman Fles Society you add your name to the long list of friends who care deeply about the Schools and want to ensure their future.

Please join us as we strengthen Grand Rapids Christian Schools for the next generation of students.

Sincerely,

Thomas J. DeJonge
Superintendent

Endowment

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For more information about Grand Rapids Christian Schools, its development efforts, and giving opportunities, please contact:

Thomas DeJonge
Superintendent
616.574.6000
TDeJonge@grcs.org

Mark Stuit
Director of Development
616.574.6018
MStuit@grcs.org

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