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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Classrooms Affected by Hurricane Florence Need You

Recent flooding in North and South Carolina has triggered evacuations and destroyed infrastructure. It can take decades to accumulate costly supplies for a well-stocked classroom and flooding can wipe that out in an instant. As recovery efforts are implemented in areas affected by Hurricane Florence, we are gathering information on schools and teachers most impacted by […]

Fall Classroom Match

Ends September 30, 2018. AdoptAClassroom.org works best for all of the teachers we serve when our teachers share their classroom fundraising efforts with their community. We want to give you a little extra incentive to share your classroom page on AdoptAClassroom.org early this school year to start your fundraising efforts off right. Starting NOW through […]

$750 OOLY Classroom Grant Giveaway!

On average, K-12 teachers spend $740 of their own money each year on classroom supplies. OOLY doesn’t think that’s right. That’s why they’re launching the Teacher Grant Giveaway! To celebrate the beginning of the school year, OOLY is giving away classroom grants! 10 randomly selected teachers will each be awarded $750 to purchase supplies for […]

OOLY Teacher BFF Back-To-School Giveaway

ATTENTION TEACHERS! Get ready to WIN! OOLY is partnering with AdoptAClassroom.org for the Teacher BFF Back-To-School Giveaway! We will be drawing three pairs of winning Teacher BFFs every day for five days and announcing on Facebook and Instagram. Be sure to also follow OOLY’s Facebook page. Terms & Conditions apply. Fill out the form below each day […]

Teachers First Fund: Up to $20,000 Matched

AUGUST 21 & 22 ONLY! OOLY and the AdoptAClassroom.org Board of Directors are challenging YOU to a dollar-for-dollar match for the Teachers First Fund up to $20,000. Your donation will go where it’s needed most to help teachers. For two decades you’ve helped AdoptAClassroom.org fund teachers across the country.  But our job isn’t done. Far […]