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Aug 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Yamaha Partners with DonorsChoose.org to Supply Music Essentials for Classrooms

 Today, Yamaha Band and Orchestral division announced it will be partnering with DonorsChoose.org, an online nonprofit platform where teachers...


Jul 20, 2016, 06:30 ET The Clorox Company Partners with DonorsChoose.org to provide $100,000 to schools in need

 The much-anticipated first day of school frenzy is just around the corner. While this time can be hectic, our Clorox®, GLAD® and...


Jul 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Burlington Stores Raises more than $850,000 for DonorsChoose.org to Help Classrooms Nationwide

Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, teamed up with DonorsChoose.org from May 1st through June 11th and raised just more than $852,000...


Jul 14, 2016, 18:35 ET Tom's of Maine "Green Your School Fund" Invites Public to Make a Difference for Communities and the Planet by Voting for Favorite Classroom Projects

Remember the curiosity that was sparked by an interesting school project? Recall the excitement at unearthing a new way to solve a problem?...


May 26, 2016, 16:09 ET Surprise donation buys over $30,000 worth of classroom supplies for Spokane-area schools

Inspirus Credit Union announced today that they donated $30,944 to Spokane-area classrooms today in a surprise 100 percent "flash fund" of...


May 02, 2016, 09:00 ET DonorsChoose.org Announces Second Annual Partnership With Burlington Stores, Providing Students And Teachers With The Supplies Needed For An Excellent Education

To help alleviate the out-of-pocket expenses public school teachers spend each year on school supplies, and to ensure that children in every...


Mar 23, 2016, 08:45 ET DonorsChoose.org Implements Intacct's Cloud-Based Financial Software to Support Rapid Growth

 Intacct, a leading provider of best-in-class cloud ERP software, today announced that DonorsChoose.org adopted the scalable Intacct solution...


Mar 10, 2016, 08:00 ET Celebrities And Business Leaders Unleash Philanthropic Flashmob, #BestSchoolDay, Funding Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org In Communities Spanning 47 States

Today, more than fifty athletes, actors, founders, and philanthropists announced a surprise "flash funding" of classroom projects posted on...


Jan 20, 2016, 13:30 ET Duke Energy offers North Carolina teachers $75,000 for classroom STEM projects

 Duke Energy is offering to help teachers develop new, engaging ways to help students reach their full learning potential. Through a $75,000...


Dec 09, 2015, 08:52 ET Entertainment Industry Foundation, Denver Public Schools And Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Host Nation's First Student-Teacher Think It Up Live Pitch Competition For Innovative Learning Ideas

 The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a leading charitable organization of the entertainment industry, hosted the first-ever Think It...


Dec 09, 2015, 08:52 ET Entertainment Industry Foundation, Denver Public Schools And Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Host Nation's First Student-Teacher Think It Up Live Pitch Competition For Innovative Learning Ideas

 The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a leading charitable organization of the entertainment industry, hosted the first-ever Think It...


Nov 12, 2015, 15:00 ET Intacct Honors DonorsChoose.org, Marketo, Solutionreach, and System One with Customer Success Awards

 Intacct Advantage 2015 -- In front of a record-breaking audience at the 2015 Intacct Advantage customer and partner conference, Intacct...


Nov 04, 2015, 13:46 ET Burlington Stores Raises More Than $500,000 for DonorsChoose.org to Help Classrooms Nationwide

 Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer offering designer merchandise at everyday low prices, teamed up with DonorsChoose.org this...


Sep 03, 2015, 09:30 ET Entertainment Industry Foundation Announces Additional TV, Film and Musical Guests for Think It Up Education Initiative Telecast

The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a leading charitable organization of the entertainment industry, today announced the latest round of...


Aug 18, 2015, 09:30 ET Entertainment Industry Foundation Announces "Roadblock" Telecast For National Think It Up Education Initiative

 The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a leading charitable organization of the entertainment industry, today announced that all four...


May 07, 2015, 12:32 ET Stephen Colbert Announces Funding for Nearly 1,000 South Carolina Classroom Projects on DonorsChoose.org

Stephen Colbert announced today that he has partnered with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on...


Apr 29, 2015, 19:27 ET Kia Motors America To Share World-Class Vehicles And Expert Car-Buying Knowledge At Mom 2.0 Summit

Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to serve as Presenting Sponsor and Official Transportation Sponsor of the 2015 Mom 2.0 Summit – April 29 -...


Apr 06, 2015, 14:04 ET New York philanthropist Keith Mann supports U.S. public classrooms in need

Keith Mann, Co-Founder of Dynamics Search Partners and active New York philanthropist recently made a donation to DonorsChoose.org, a fund that...


Aug 07, 2014, 12:00 ET Google, Staples Fulfill Every Chicago Teacher's Classroom Dream On DonorsChoose.org

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Google and Staples have fully funded every Chicago-based project on the education crowdfunding site...


May 06, 2014, 10:30 ET Google Surprises Atlanta Teachers By Flash Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, Google Atlanta today flash funded the classroom requests of every Greater Atlanta teacher on...


May 06, 2014, 06:29 ET For Teacher Appreciation Day, All DonorsChoose.org Classroom Projects In Brooklyn Funded By News Corp

DonorsChoose.org announced today that, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, News Corp has "flash funded" every single classroom project request...


Apr 23, 2014, 12:00 ET Eight Inc. designs the new DonorsChoose.org headquarters in New York City

Eight Inc. recently teamed up and donated design services to DonorsChoose.org for their new headquarters in New York City. DonorsChoose.org is a...


Mar 03, 2014, 09:00 ET Duke Energy Foundation gives $75K for teacher grants in North Carolina

 Duke Energy Foundation today announced a $75,000 matching gift to DonorsChoose.org to assist teachers in the fields of science, technology,...


Feb 10, 2014, 10:52 ET DonorsChoose.org Named One of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World"

At #9, education crowdfunding pioneer is first charity to be ranked so high, alongside companies like Google, Apple, and Twitter...


Dec 09, 2013, 14:44 ET GIV Mobile Announces Partnership With DonorsChoose.org

 GIV Mobile joins supporters such as Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Colbert by announcing their partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a unique online...