Updated September 21st at 8:30AM ET: This funding opportunity has finished and no funding remains.
Updated September 20th at 6:30PM ET: There is 50% of funding remaining for this opportunity!
Starting September 20th at 7AM ET, qualifying projects will receive a 2X match on new donations. That means a $20 donation will become a $40 donation, and so on.
If your project meets the criteria below, new donations on your project will be matched as long as funding remains. You will see the match offer applied to your project as soon as it is approved and live on the site.
Your projects will qualify for this match if:
- You are a teacher who identifies as Latino/a, and have completed the DonorsChoose demographic survey located in your teacher profile page OR
- You teach in a school where 50%+ of students are Latino/a
Frequently Asked Questions:
Yes! Eligible projects will update with the match offer banner after 7AM ET.
Credit card, PayPal, account credit, and gift card donations to live projects are eligible for this match. Donations via check and donor-advised fund (DAF) will not be matched due to processing time. Previous donations placed before the match offer’s start date will not be matched.
If you haven’t filled out the demographic survey, log into your teacher account and click the link for the survey on the right hand side of the screen.
DonorsChoose gets information about students’ demographics from the National Center for Education Statistics. To find out a school’s demographics, head to DonorsChoose.org and search for the school in the search bar. Once you’ve found the school page, scroll down to the Students section with a chart of the school’s demographics.
Alternately, you can find a school page through any project:
Starting on September 15th, this banner will appear on projects that qualify for the match offer. The match offer begins on September 20th, so donations must be placed then.