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Mrs. Kirby from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digital Photography - a Moment Captured Forever

Help me give my students new digital cameras to create digital art with.

  • $1,331 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are motivated and highly engaged in my Digital Art classroom. I am extremely lucky to have the chance to teach Adobe Photoshop in my Digital Art classes to my 6th and 7th graders and Adobe Illustrator to our 8th graders, which are both by no means easy programs to learn! They walk out of our school being proud of the work they have created and have skills they can use in a digital career immediately!

We are the only school in our district that teaches the Adobe Suite and I want my students to be proud of that!

My students get very excited knowing they get to use digital cameras to import their own photographs into the Adobe Suite to then manipulate.

My Project

These digital cameras will help students explore the art of photography. In our Digital Art program, we currently have 15 cameras for 33 students. Some of the digital cameras we have are missing their lens cover, batteries that don't last more than 15 minutes and cameras that are older technology that are not able to produce the high-quality image my students are aiming for.

I envision getting to the point where my students are 1:1 on digital cameras in our program through donations and school funding.

My students deserve to be able to explore their creativity on properly working equipment.

Mrs. Kirby
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 20MP 8X Zoom Digital Camera (Silver) + 32GB Card + Reader + Case + Accessory Bundle • Amazon Business $154.95 7 $1,084.65

Materials cost

$1,084.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,130.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$199.57

Total project goal

$1,330.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,330.49

5 Donors

-$1,270.79

Donations toward project cost

-$1,088.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$182.37

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.70

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$0.00

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