Teachers need school supplies year-round, which means fundraising during holiday giving events like Giving Tuesday. Donors are less aware of the problems facing teachers during the holidays than they are during Back to School, so it’s important to change your strategy to talk about why you need funding this time of year. To help you take […]
AdoptAClassroom.org’s technology platform connects donors with educators across the country to provide them with the donations they need to purchase school supplies. To help teachers raise donations, we asked a few of our crowdfunding teacher leaders to share their best fundraising tips for maximizing donations. Who Are The AdoptAClassroom.org Crowdfunding Teacher Leaders? The following fundraising […]
Congrats! You received a donation for your classroom. Your classroom donor might be a friend, family member, person in your community, a complete stranger, or one of our corporate sponsors. No matter who donated to your classroom, they’d love to see the impact of their donation and receive a thank you. We know educators are […]
Social media is a great fundraising tool for teachers who need to raise donations for school supplies. Two thirds of our top fundraising teachers on AdoptAClassroom.org used social media and/or email to ask for donations. We’ve received helpful social media tips from teachers who have successfully raised donations on AdoptAClassroom.org, so we’re sharing them with […]
When and how to ask for donations to your AdoptAClassroom.org classroom fundraising page is not always easy to figure out. We talked to teachers who’ve had success with classroom fundraising on AdoptAClassroom.org, and compiled a few of their best practices and ideas to share with you! 1. Use social media and email Two thirds of […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]