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Donors Choose Presentation

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This was a presentation for the Propel Powerful Practices Technology Conference on 8/17/09

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Donors Choose Presentation

  1. 1. DonorsChoose.org<br />
  2. 2. What is DonorsChoose.org?<br />DonorsChoose.org is a website where people looking to donate money to a good cause can make a tax deductible donation to the classroom project of their choice.<br />
  3. 3. Who is eligible to post a project on DonorsChoose.org?<br /><ul><li> You must:
  4. 4. work full time in a public school</li></ul> in the United States<br /><ul><li> be a teacher, librarian, guidance</li></ul> counselor, nurse, or a full time<br /> teacher who also acts as a coach<br />
  5. 5. Who is not eligible?<br /><ul><li> principals
  6. 6. administrators
  7. 7. PTA members
  8. 8. teachers' assistants
  9. 9. student teachers
  10. 10. substitutes
  11. 11. part-time after-school teachers
  12. 12. staff developers</li></li></ul><li>What are points for?<br />You need points in order to post proposals on DonorsChoose.org.<br />
  13. 13. How do I earn points?<br /><ul><li> 3 points
  14. 14. confirm a funded project
  15. 15. complete and compelling thank-</li></ul> you package<br /><ul><li> thank-you package on time</li></li></ul><li>Spending Points<br /><ul><li>Materials found in eSchoolMall:
  16. 16. $400 or less cost 1 point.
  17. 17. from $401 and $800 cost 2 points.
  18. 18. more than $801 cost 4 points.
  19. 19. A class trip or class visitor costs 6</li></ul> points.<br /><ul><li> A “special request” for materials not</li></ul> offered by eSchoolMall costs 6 points.<br />
  20. 20. Losing Points<br /><ul><li> You can lose points if you:
  21. 21. take more than 6 days to confirm you still</li></ul> want your materials<br /><ul><li> return a thank-you package that is</li></ul> incomplete (for example, missing student<br /> thank-you notes) <br /><ul><li> fail to return a thank-you package by the</li></ul> due date you set<br /><ul><li> If your total points drop below 0, or if you do</li></ul> not return a thank-you package for a project,<br /> you won&apos;t be able to use DonorsChoose.org<br /> anymore.<br />
  22. 22. How do I get my projects seen?<br /><ul><li> email
  23. 23. facebook
  24. 24. Sonic</li></li></ul><li>What is required of you?<br /><ul><li> student permission slips
  25. 25. confirmation email
  26. 26. thank-you package
  27. 27. impact letter
  28. 28. student letters
  29. 29. student photos</li></li></ul><li>Project Examples<br /><ul><li> crayon sharpener and newsprint paper
  30. 30. book binding machine</li></li></ul><li>Project Examples<br /><ul><li>Social Studies trade books
  31. 31. video camera</li></li></ul><li>Let’s Register!<br />www.donorschoose.org<br />
  32. 32. Vistaprint.com<br />
  33. 33. What is Vistaprint?<br />Vistaprint is a website that offers printing services. It offers free items to anyone, you just pay for shipping and handling!<br />
  34. 34. Absent Card<br />
  35. 35. Personalized Stamp and Notepad<br />
  36. 36. Personalized Tote Bag and Stamp<br />
  37. 37. Reading Help Card<br />
  38. 38. Reader’s Workshop Sticky Notes<br />
  39. 39. Share Card<br />
  40. 40. Magnets and Business Cards<br />
  41. 41. Window Decals<br />
  42. 42. Let’s check it out!<br />www.vistaprint.com<br />

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