Headmaster’s Club

Headmasters Club

Headmaster's Club members have an immediate impact on Chesterton Academy with their extraordinary generosity.

Welcome. The Headmaster’s Club is Chesterton Academy’s donor appreciation society. It includes parents,
grandparents, businesses, and friends who believe in a joyfully Catholic, classical education.
Headmaster's Club members have an immediate impact on Chesterton Academy with their extraordinary
generosity, starting with annual gifts of $5,000+. They support the school financially, and also pray for us and invite
others to visit our gala, a school play, and daily Mass.

Memberships can renew annually with a qualifying financial gift. To make a gift, please contact Tyler Blanski, our
Director of Major Gifts, at tblanski@chestertonacademy.org. We are profoundly grateful for your support!

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  • Members are recognized in the gala’s program, unless they
    wish to remain anonymous.
  • Members are invited to our exclusive Dazzle & Dessert in
    January, and offered special seating at the evening’s play.
  • This year’s unique gift for Headmaster Club members is a
    custom pin of G.K. Chesterton. Members may wear their
    pins at the gala and school events.

LEVELS

Bronze: $5,000+, Silver $10,000+, Gold $25,000+, Diamond $50,000, Platinum $100,000+. Recognition based on current fiscal year. Membership levels can be pledged over a period of 2 years.

DESIGNATE YOUR GIFT

Where would you like to have the greatest impact? To share ideas or learn more, please contact Tyler Blanski at tblanski@chestertonacademy.org. All major gifts help to subsidize our direct operations.

PRE-GALA OPPORTUNITY

The gala is Chesterton Academy’s most important fundraising event, and our pre-gala matching fund is crucial to its success. Our pre-gala matching fund is a way to accelerate your gift and make the biggest impact. If you would like to join the Headmaster’s Club with a pre-gala matching gift, please contact Tyler Blanski at tblanski@chestertonacademy.org.

Ways to Give

Thank you for your generosity! Whether you are interested in supporting Chesterton's Direct Operations or in designating your gift, there are multiple ways to support Chesterton Academy. Please contact us if you have any questions about the options below, or if you would like to speak with one of our helpful Advancement representatives, Tyler Blanski (tblanski@chestertonacademy.org) or Christopher Olley (colley@chestertonacademy.org).

Credit Card

Please use our secure online form or call (952) 378-1779. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and PayPal.

U.S. Mail

Make your personal or business check or money order payable to Chesterton Academy, and mail it to:

attn: Institutional Advancement
Chesterton Academy
1320 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

If you use a Chesterton Academy business-reply envelope, please affix first-class postage for faster processing by the Post Office.

Memorial Gifts

If you wish to honor the memory of a family member or friend by making a contribution to Chesterton Academy, please write us at the above address and include the name of the individual you are honoring. Please state the designation of the gift if you wish. We will contact the family to let them know a donation has been made.

Year-End Giving

Contributions are deductible in the year they are made, so be sure to make your gift by December 31.

Mailed checks must be post-marked on or before December 31. If you use a Chesterton Academy business-reply envelope, it will help to add the appropriate postage for faster processing by the Post Office.

Credit Card gifts must be charged before midnight December 31. If you mail in a credit card contribution, be sure to send it well in advance of December 31.

Online Giving

Use our online donation form as a secure and convenient way to support Chesterton.

Real Estate

We can assist you with a donation of a personal residence, farm, vacation home, commercial property, or other real estate, which can provide you with tax savings and other benefits. Contact us to learn more.

Pledges

Pledges (extending from a few months to two years) can be made in writing and mailed to:

attn: Institutional Advancement
Chesterton Academy
1320 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

Please print clearly and in full your name, mailing address, and telephone number. State the full amount of the pledge, your payment schedule, and the amount and date of each pledge payment. You may designate your pledge to direct operations or to a specific program. We will send you an invoice.

Donor Privacy Policy

Chesterton Academy values our donors’ privacy. We will not sell a donor’s personal information to anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

We will only share personal information if the donor has given the Academy specific permission to do so. Any credit card information a donor provides for online donation transactions is immediately encrypted and used only for that transaction.

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Schedule a Meeting

Have questions or ideas? We'd love to make a connection!

To schedule a meeting with Tyler Blanski, our Director of Major Gifts (whether you'd like to meet on Zoom, get coffee, tour the school, or experience daily Mass), just schedule a time on Tyler's calendar below or email tblanski@chestertonacademy.org.

Pray for us. Visit us. Support us.

Thank you for supporting Chesterton Academy. We are grateful for your love and care for this school. Consistent financial support results in a more effective use of your contributions, ultimately allowing us to bring a joyful, Catholic education to more families than ever before.

All donations go directly to support and enable the academic and evangelical work of Chesterton Academy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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