Thank you for considering a donation to support teachers and students! While you can always give directly to projects through our site using a credit card, we are happy to offer a variety of other options to make larger, one-time gifts, that still allow you to select the projects that your donation will fund.
Purchase Account Credits
You can purchase a batch of DonorsChoose account credits now with your credit card and choose projects later! Learn more about account credits here.
Buy Gift Cards or Codes
Want to make a large donation and spread the word about classrooms? Purchase gift cards here.
Donor Advised Fund
To purchase credits or a gift code via a Donor Advised Fund, follow these steps to select projects and start your transfer of funds.
Send a Check
To purchase account credits or a gift code by check, follow these steps.
IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution
To purchase account credits or gift codes this way, follow the same steps as a check donation (above). Please ask your IRA custodian to send the check directly to the address provided and include all of the requested information.
Download and complete this simple form (PDF) to make the request from your broker or bank. You have the option to receive a DonorsChoose gift code that you can use to select projects or purchase account credits.
You can use Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, or Litecoin to purchase a gift code that you can use to select projects or purchase account credits. Learn more here.
Need a hand?
If you need help facilitating a donation through any of these methods, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d be happy to help!