Supporting great teachers’ classroom projects through the Olga Graham Inspiring Teachers’ Fund
Founded in 2000 by a NYC teacher, DonorsChoose.org helps public school teachers nationwide enhance their students’ learning experiences. DonorsChoose.org is dedicated to combatting the tremendous inequities in US public education, where budgets are stretched thin and teachers often work without the resources needed to implement innovative lessons for their students. To try and address these unmet needs, teachers in a typical year spend $1.6 billion on classroom supplies from their own pockets!
Through the DonorsChoose.org website, public school teachers from kindergarten through high school submit classroom projects for funding and individual donors select projects they would like to support. Projects may range from books to art and music supplies to technology, sports equipment and field trips – any tools or experiences requested by teachers in need.