Giving to TCS

God continues to bless TCS with joyful students, supportive families, caring teachers, and capable leadership. 

"We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.“  1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

We look forward to seeing the future unfold with God's direction. It is our prayer that Trinity Classical School would glorify God in everything and we strive to be Godly stewards of the school’s resources. This page describes the school’s stewardship principles, identifies annual needs, and provides instructions for those wishing to give. 

If you have questions about giving to TCS, or if we can provide any additional information, please contact the Head of School at 281-656-1880, extension 103.

Stewardship Principles 

TCS Leadership understands that simply enrolling at Trinity Classical School requires a significant commitment of resources and time. We do not impose any unwritten expectations around a family's participation in giving to TCS.

We intend for tuition and fees to cover the school's essential needs. Our commitment to not overextend the school finances means that TCS operates with a lean budget, and it also means that there are other areas of need that can be met if additional funds are available. We believe that giving to TCS is an excellent investment in the lives of our children.

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For those families who wish to make financial gifts, our desire is to provide a simple way for families to give to the school. This is described in “How to Give,” below.

Annual Needs

The following areas are representative of where financial gifts can be applied. We have included the school's essential needs in the base operational budget, but these are areas where the mission and ministry of our school can be expanded if funds are available. Undesignated gifts will be applied to the highest priority area.

Supplemental Resources, Training, and Library Books
TCS provides our teachers and staff with all of the essential books, materials, and supplies. However, there is sometimes an opportunity to purchase additional resources or training or library items that would be helpful in the classroom. A financial gift to TCS could make these purchases possible.

Scholarships
TCS provides both Ministerial and Need-based scholarships. Our desire is to provide scholarships to as many families as possible, subject to funds being available. Financial gifts to TCS can be applied to the following:  
  • Endowed Scholarship. A gift toward this would allow for ongoing scholarships to be given to students based on financial need for years to come.
  • Annual Scholarship (half tuition or quarter tuition). A gift toward this would allow students who would otherwise not be able to attend TCS a scholarship based on financial need of the family.
Permanent Endowment Fund
A gift toward this would build an endowment fund to provide for the future of TCS.

Head of School Discretionary Fund
This fund allows the Head of School to purchase additional items and resources that help him and teachers and staff accomplish the school’s mission. This fund could also permit the Head of School to visit other Classical schools for the purposes of benchmarking operations, developing curriculum, and strengthening relationships.

In-kind or Designated Gifts
If you would like to make an in-kind gift or specific designated gift, please contact the Head of School at 281-656-1880, ext. 103

How to Give

Trinity Classical School of Houston, Inc. is a Texas non-profit corporation and has received 501(c)3 status from the IRS. Donations are tax deductible. After making your gift, you should receive a letter of confirmation from the school within two weeks. 
  • Giving online. Gifts may be made with our secure online form at www.tcshouston.org/payment. Choose “Gift” as the purpose of the payment.
  • Giving by check. A check may be dropped off at the TCS front desk, given to the Head of School, or mailed to the school's mailing address. Please indicate “Gift” on the memo line.
    Mailing address:
    Trinity Classical School of Houston
    7941 Katy Freeway, #110
    Houston, TX 77024
  • Giving stocks or securities. You may give stock or other securities through your broker using these steps. 
    1. Initiate a “DTC transfer” with your broker or adviser, by providing them with the following information. Your brokerage may have a transfer form for you to complete.
      a. Description of specific securities to transfer (e.g., name, ticker, or CUSIP)
      b. Share quantity for each security
      c. Transfer instructions, as follows:
          Transfer to: DTC 0443, Pershing LLC
          For credit to account number: 5AC-128835
          Account name: Trinity Classical School of Houston, Inc.
    2. Notify TCS of the transfer by emailing or calling the Head of School at 281-656-1880, ext 103.
If you would like to transfer securities not eligible for DTC (e.g., certificates, Treasury notes, limited partnership documents) please contact the Head of School.
  • Giving in other ways. If you wish to make an in-kind donation of a product or service, please contact the Head of School by email or at 281-656-1880, ext 103.