Update: As of November 27, 2023 this funding opportunity is no longer available.
Starting September 25th, 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.
How to qualify:
- Teach in Duval County Public School District in Jacksonville, Florida
- Teach at an Equity Focus School
- Create a project requesting under $1,000 for your total project goal, including taxes, shipping, fees, and the suggested donation to support DonorsChoose
What won’t qualify:
Projects requesting Computers & Tablets or Instructional Technology:
- These are materials such as: laptops, tablets, monitors, computer & tablet accessories, music players, CDs, headphones, printers, printer ink, scanners, document cameras, projectors, cameras, calculators, robotics, software
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is there a limit to the amount of matching funds I can receive?
Eligible teachers can receive up to $1,000 from this funding opportunity across all their eligible projects.
Q: Are there any restrictions on which donations are matched?
All new donations to live projects are eligible for this match. Previous donations placed before the match offer's start date will not be matched.
Q: What is an Equity Focus School?
Equity Focus Schools on DonorsChoose are schools where 50% or more of students are Black, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, or multiracial, and 50% or more of students qualify for free or reduced price lunch, the standard measure for school economic need level. Check this page to learn more about Equity Focus Schools.
With thanks to Community First Cares Foundation
The Community First Cares Foundation and Jacksonville Public Education Fund are honored to support teachers in Duval County Public Schools who are working to creatively solve challenges. The Community First Cares Foundation and Jacksonville Public Education Fund’s mission is to fund high-impact projects that build healthy communities by improving our educational system, enhancing financial literacy, and supporting programs that improve the quality of life on the First Coast.