Donors Choose, Kickstarter For The Classroom

Donors Choose, Kickstarter For The Classroom
Innovation

Online charity receives one of its largest donations to cover funds needed by classrooms in California.

Naresh Kumar
  • 3 september 2010

While many teachers face the prospect of purchasing classroom materials on their personal budgets, a group of K-12 educators in California recently had all their supply costs of thanks to a $1 million grant from the Claire Giannini Fund. The donation was received by DonorsChoose.org, a site that allows school teachers to publicly post classroom needs and request funding, thus easing the financial burden on cash-strapped teachers, parents and school systems.

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