Chosen as one of Fast Company’s most innovative companies of 2014, Donorschoose.org is creating some buzz in the education world. Comparable to “Kickstarter,” Donorschoose.org allows teachers, media specialists, and other “front-line educators” to request funds directly from individuals.
“DonorsChoose.org enables teachers to request materials and resources for their classrooms and makes these project requests available to individual donors through its website.”
Check out their website to see if you are eligible to post a request.
Many are turning to it as a resource in addition to grants. Their search page is an excellent way to see how educators are using the site.
What could you ask for?