How to use Your School Page to Fundraise
How to Use Your School Profile Page to Fundraise

If your school has a Public-Facing Profile Page on AdoptAClassroom.org, there are dozens of ways you can use it to reach potential donors and ask for their support.  Here are a few ideas, including examples you can copy and paste to share on social media, via email, and more!  Note: We encourage you to customize […]

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How to Access and Spend Your Funds in 4 Easy Steps

AdoptAClassroom.org makes it easy for teachers, principals, and other school administrators to receive funds and shop for what their students need. Our online marketplace of vendors carries everything from basic school supplies and technology, to books and furniture. Check out these four easy steps on how to access your funds and shop for what your school needs on AdoptAClassroom.org.

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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 Profile Page

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

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