Innovation in School Funding: Advancing Equity in St. Paul Public Schools
Innovation in School Funding: How AdoptAClassroom.org Partners with School Districts

In February 2019, we launched the AdoptAClassroom.org School Program to enable principals and other school administrators to fundraise for school-wide projects and initiatives that benefit all students at their school. Our goal is to provide innovative approaches to school funding.

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La Tierra Community School is Fostering Community and Building Character. You Can Help.
La Tierra is Fostering Community and Building Character. You Can Help.

La Tierra Community School in Prescott, AZ, is an elementary charter school with about 130 students. Even though the school population is small, their needs are great. La Tierra has a high portion of low-income students, and about 65% are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. You can view their school’s fundraising page by clicking […]

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How to Take Great Photos to Fundraise for Your School
How to Take Great Photos to Fundraise for Your School

At AdoptAClassroom.org, we love photos, especially because they are helpful in telling your school’s story. Photos can be used to add context and visual interest to your school page, in your fundraising efforts on social media, email, etc., and in thank you notes to your donors.

To learn more about how to use photos to help with your school’s fundraising efforts, read on for our recommendations and advice.

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How to Create Great Videos to Fundraise for Your School
How to Create Great Videos to Fundraise for Your School

Videos are a great way to tell your school’s story, and describe its needs efficiently and effectively to potential donors. When they hear directly from you, they will be more likely to donate. And, when you receive a donation from an individual donor or a business, thanking them in a short video adds a personal […]

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Three Tips to Protect Student Privacy in Photos and Videos
3 Tips to Protect Student Privacy in Photos and Videos

Protecting student privacy is one of the many responsibilities school administrators have to ensure the students at their school are safe. And, because student safety is a priority, we know taking and sharing photos and videos of students can feel overwhelming.

We’re here to help! Check out these three tips to safely take and share great photos and videos of students that protect their privacy.

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Tips for Teachers: How to Take Photos of Your Students and Protect Their Privacy

We often ask teachers who receive donations on our site to send in photos of their classrooms and students as a way to thank their generous corporate sponsors and donors. Photos connect your supporters  directly to your classroom. When they see the positive impact they had on your students, they’re motivated to give again! We […]

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Registration and school page set up
How to Register and Set Up Your School Page

Our School Program is an education fundraising platform to help principals and school administrators cover the costs of school-wide initiatives. At AdoptAClassroom.org, we understand that increased budget cuts, paired with a growing need to secure funding for larger projects, require principals and school administrators to seek alternative funding resources to underwrite these important school-wide programs. […]

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A Detailed Guide to School Pages
How to Complete Your School Page, Step by Step

When you create your school page, you’ll be able to tell your school’s story, set a fundraising goal, and talk about your school’s unique needs. As you work on your page, read on for guidance every step of the way. There are two things to do before you start working on your school page: 1. […]

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Upload Your Photo in Six Easy Steps
Upload Your Photo in Six Easy Steps

We highly encourage all school account administrators to upload a photo to their school page. A photo can help connect donors to your school, and tell your school’s story. If you have a public-facing page on our website, your photo will appear at the top of your page, directly above your school name. It will […]

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