How to Fundraise for Your Classroom Ahead of Giving Tuesday
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 […]
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 […]
Support Classrooms With A Facebook Fundraiser
According to an American Red Cross survey, 79 percent of Americans said they would rather have a charitable donation made in their name than a gift they wouldn’t use. Does this sound like you? If so, celebrate your birthday with a Facebook Fundraiser! Facebook Fundraiser With an AdoptAClassroom.org Facebook fundraiser, you can ask your friends […]
Teacher Crowdfunding Enhances Classroom’s Literacy
During her first year teaching, Chloe Cole taught 2nd grade at Wilshire Park Elementary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was surprised by how much teachers have to spend to bring basic school supplies to the classroom. Teacher crowdfunding supports hundreds of thousands of students each year on AdoptAClassroom.org. To help supplement the lack of supplies, Chloe […]
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.
Holiday Fundraising Ideas for Teachers
AdoptAClassroom.org wants to make sure that teachers have the supplies they need to support their students year-round. No matter how well-stocked classrooms are in September, consumables like pencils, construction paper, and crayons are used so quickly that many classrooms need these supplies restocked by December. Luckily, this timing lines up with the season of giving. […]
Help Students in Need with a Holiday Fundraiser
During the season of giving, our goal is to raise $10,000 for high-poverty classrooms by December 31. Classrooms in need are still missing crucial funds and you can help by joining us in fundraising for our Highest-Need Fund! Here’s how you can help: Create a Facebook Fundraiser Facebook fundraisers are a great way to connect […]
How to Fundraise During the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
There’s just something about the holiday season that makes people more generous. People across the country are opening up their wallets and finding causes to support – Giving Tuesday is a great way to bring some holiday cheer into your classroom! Double your Donations on #GivingTuesday We’ve been hard at work getting ready to support […]
We’re Launching the Next 20 Years of Classroom Crowdfunding
In 1998, we had a simple and innovative idea: give classrooms a way to fundraise for the school supplies they need. From the beginning we relied on new technology to further our mission, making us one of the first crowdfunding sites ever. The upcoming 2017-2018 school year will mark 20 years of AdoptAClassroom.org. A lot […]