Starting February 7th, qualifying projects will receive a 3X match on new donations. That means a $20 donation will become a $60 donation, and so on.
If your project meets the criteria below, new donations on your project will be matched as long as funding remains. Once your project is approved and live on the site, you will see the match offer displayed on your project page.
How to qualify:
- Teach at an Equity Focus School in the following North Carolina counties: Beaufort, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Martin, & Pitt
What won’t qualify:
- Professional Development & Virtual Trips projects
- Projects categorized as Clubs & Activities OR Team Sports
Frequently Asked Questions:
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.
Q: How can I edit my project?
If your project has not received any donations, you can make any edits you’d like by returning your project to a draft status. You can do this by heading over to the Projects section of your account and clicking on the "Return project to draft" button underneath your project title. Once your project is in draft status, you can make any edits and resubmit it. Then, it will be re-screened by our team and re-posted if eligible. Read more about editing your project.