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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
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

Ms. Byron from New York NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Eager Artists Need Black and White Ink and Drawing Papers!

Help me give my students contrasting drawing materials--white Gelly Roll pens to draw on black paper, and black Ball Point pens to draw on white paper!

  • $201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of eager learners in a rising school in East Harlem, NYC. Formerly a failing school, we are now succeeding, and all of our students major in one of the performing or visual arts. We are a small school, and our budget doesn't match our ambition! My students are lucky to have visual art every day at school, but my drawing supplies are depleted. This is my first year teaching these extremely talented but economically disadvantaged students. My goal is for students to build their skills and experiment with new materials to develop their potential as young artists and creative critical thinkers.

I expect students to improve their attention and focus in art class, which I know from experience will carry over into their academic subjects.

Art is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to be successful and improve their self-esteem. I have high expectations for my wonderful students and school!

My Project

All great art starts with drawing. I will begin the new school year by teaching contour line technique, a curvy line that is used to capture the essence of an object, its outside edges and inside details all rendered with continuous sinuous attention! To keep the drawing materials as exciting as the technique, students will use white Gelly Roll ink on black paper, and black Ball Point ink on white paper, experimenting with these alternating values and contour line techniques.

Students will learn to look with fresh eyes, to draw what they see, not what they think they know about a still-life object.

This improves students' perceptual (observational) skills, increases hand/eye coordination, and develops the ability to see and record complex information. After this lesson, my students will be ready for any new materials and methods.

Ms. Byron
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Ms. Byron is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PEN GELLY ROLL CLASSIC 0.8MM WHITE PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $37.84 1 $37.84
PAPER WATERCOLOR 12X18 135 LB BLACK 50 SHTS • School Specialty $22.78 1 $22.78
PAPER DRAWING WHITE 12X18 80 LB REAM SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $21.29 1 $21.29
PEN BALLPOINT BIC BU3 MEDIUM 1.0MM BLACK PACK OF 60 • School Specialty $19.87 1 $19.87
PAPER DRAWING WHITE 9X12 80 LB REAM SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $13.06 1 $13.06
PAPER ART 9X12 135 LB BLACK 50 SHTS • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35

Materials cost

$126.19

Vendor shipping charges

$12.62

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$170.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.12

Total project goal

$200.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.82

3 Donors

-$146.00

Donations toward project cost

-$124.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.90

match offer

-$54.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.22

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4851222],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4448720,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/eager-artists-need-black-and-white-ink-a/4448720/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":200,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Byron","authorIds":{"4851222":{"owner":"Ms. Byron","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4448720],"proposalHash":"369915910","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4851222_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1506799587201","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21016442,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["Njg3MTA1Mw==","Njk2ODkyMg==","NTM3NDc4OA==","MTY1MTA3Nw=="],"teacherId":4851222,"schoolCounty":"New York (Manhattan)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}