$1000 classroom supply donations for teachers
Highest-Need Teachers: Update Your Page to Apply for a $1,000 Classroom Adoption

This back-to-school season, AdoptAClassroom.org is awarding $100 and $1,000 Classroom Adoptions to teachers at high-needs schools. 63% of top-performing teachers cited poverty as being one of the barriers to learning that most affects their students. That’s one of the reasons why the AdoptAClassroom.org Highest-Need Fund supports educators facing the impact of poverty in the classroom […]

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Tidying up your Classroom the KonMari Way
5 Tips for Tidying Up Your Classroom the KonMari Way

You’ve probably heard of the recent decluttering trend, “KonMari,” or tried it yourself. While many are cleaning up their homes, teachers are also transforming their classrooms. Whether you follow the KonMari Method or do your own thing, tidying up in the classroom benefits teachers and students. Our favorite aspect of the KonMari Method is to […]

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How to Ensure Important AdoptAClassroom.org Emails Reach Your Inbox

As a virtual, nonprofit organization, we send important messages that help us make a difference in classrooms across the nation every day. Often these messages are delivered by email only, and we want to ensure you receive them. Teachers and principals receive messages when they have a new donation in their account to spend, when […]

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Applications Now Open for the 2019 Inclusive Classroom Fund

**Now open to teachers and schools!** The Inclusive Classroom Fund supports teachers or schools who want to address inequity in the classroom on the basis of race, ethnicity, family background, sexual and gender identity, ability, or any personal or social circumstances. Any subject or K-12 grade level will be considered. With the generous support of […]

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Our Best Fundraising Tips for Schools

AdoptAClassroom.org’s education fundraising platform has been trusted by teachers for more than 20 years. Now, our new School Program gives principals and school administrators the opportunity to use our proven platform to help fund their larger, school-wide initiatives. Schools can receive donations through our network of individual donors, grants, corporate sponsors, foundations, as well as […]

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20 Years of Making a Difference: Annual Report 2018

Hot off the presses, our 2018 Annual Report highlights the incredible impact AdoptAClassroom.org donors made for students across the nation. Here’s a summary of this year from Executive Director Ann Ruhr Pifer: In 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org celebrated its 20th Anniversary and laid the groundwork for the next 20 years by introducing an updated mission statement: “Advancing […]

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This Giving Tuesday, Make a Classroom’s Holiday Wish Come True

My Holiday Wish Is… “A quality education for my students with all of the tools and technology that the world can offer.” —Christy, Minneapolis, MN What does it mean when 50% of public school students qualify for free or reduced lunch?* It means half of America’s students in public schools are financially struggling.  It means teachers are […]

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Disaster Relief at AdoptAClassroom.org: Fast and Targeted; Flexible and Accountable

Written by AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director, Ann Pifer Over the past year, AdoptAClassroom.org has become more active in disaster relief for classrooms around the country, and we have learned that this is something we do exceptionally well. Why? Because of our ability to be fast and targeted, flexible and accountable in responding to disasters affecting schools. […]

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Homes for Education Supports Classrooms One Home Sale at a Time

Teachers across the nation are limited by budgetary constraints. 96% of teachers utilize their own funds to ensure that their students have access to the tools and materials they need.* Homes for Education is helping teachers and schools offset the financial burdens they carry. How does it work? Homes for Education is a new real […]

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