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UPS Foundation matching donations on environmental science projects in rural schools projects, starting November 13, 2018

Update 12/4/18: Funding for this match is running low. We anticipate all funding will be applied to eligible projects within the next 2 weeks. If you have a project idea in the works, submit as soon as possible for the best chance to receive matched donations!

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What kind of match?

All qualifying projects will receive a 2X Match. That means a $20 donation will become a $40 donation.

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. Please note, the match offer will not appear during Friends and Family Pre-Funding.

How to qualify:

  • Your school is in a rural community.  If you’re not sure how your school is classified on DonorsChoose.org, let us know.
  • Create a project that helps you teach environmental science in a more effective, engaging, hands-on way.
  • Keep your total project goal under $3,000, including taxes, shipping, and the suggested donation to support DonorsChoose.org.  Keep in mind that projects with a lower total project goal have a higher chance of success and will be funded quicker!
  • Select Environmental Science as your subject.

Create your project

Looking for inspiration?

Here are some of our favorite environmental projects from rural schools:

With thanks to The UPS Foundation

Since 2008, the UPS Foundation has provided more than $1.7 million in grants to support a variety of environmental programs and organizations worldwide.  DonorsChoose.org is thrilled to share their passion for environmental science in schools! Schools in rural communities can receive matched donations on their environmental science projects, while funding lasts. Here’s to more scientists from every community in America!