You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Russell from Shullsburg WI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Agriscience Takes Flight

My students need 5 drones. Students see and hear about drones on TV and in video games almost every day. This project engages students and shows students the potential for technology in agriculture.

  • $845 goal

This project expired on May 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my class are hard workers and are curious about the world around them. They prefer to work with their hands. However, test taking skills are important to help students succeed after high school.

Students have a strong base of knowledge but don't always have the skills to apply that knowledge to real-world applications.

The school district is very rural and student opportunities are limited because of our geographic location. The district has a 42% free and reduced lunch rate. Combining these factors makes science education important to success later in life.

Students are eager to learn and need access to hands on materials to help them to see their potential.

My Project

In this project, students will be able to learn how to pilot and apply the use of drones to agricultural systems. Students crave the opportunity to get up out of their desks and explore the world around them.

Drones have the ability to capture students attention and allow students to apply knowledge from the classroom to real life situations.

Purchasing 5 drones allows more students to be a part of the activity. This helps prevent students from just watching and gives all students in the class a chance to use the technology. This type of hands on activity keeps students in my class engaged.

Mrs. Russell
Grades 9-12

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Russell is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Parrot - AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Quadricopter - Black • Best Buy Education $135.58 5 $677.90

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


7 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Shullsburg","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4557179],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":3008654,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":40,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Russell","authorIds":{"4557179":{"owner":"Mrs. Russell","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3008654],"proposalHash":"853537417","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20960607,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":276,"proposalURL":"project/honey-harvest-equipment/5140962/","proposalTitle":"Honey Harvest Equipment","proposalId":5140962},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTA4MzIwNg==","MTUyNzE4OA==","NTEwNDEzOQ==","NTE4NTAzMg==","NTEwMTAwNg==","NTE3NzYwNw==","NDQwNTQyMg==","NDU1NzE3OQ=="],"teacherId":4557179,"schoolCounty":"Lafayette","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WI","name":"Wisconsin"}}