Starting August 18th, 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 at an Equity Focus School in Georgetown County, South Carolina
- Request under $800 for your total project goal, including taxes, shipping, fees, and the suggested donation to support DonorsChoose
What won’t qualify:
- Professional Development projects
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.
With thanks to the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation
The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation cares about improving the quality of life for Georgetown County residents, with an emphasis on addressing the root causes of poverty, meeting basic human needs, promoting economic vitality, preserving the environment, and encouraging positive youth development.