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Mrs. Doherty from Indianapolis IN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Composers Need a Mac

My students need a MacBook Air so they can compose their own music.

  • $1,411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have tons of creative students in the band room, and my students want to be able to write their own pieces of music. We need to have a MacBook computer to be able to use a program for different kinds of composing activities called "Garage Band."

The students at our school live in some very difficult situations with many financial hardships.

They are very creative and talented students who love to participate in music in all kinds of ways. They are willing to work hard and love to be a part of the musical activities that we offer. They would love to have the opportunity to compose their own music.

My Project

We have a lot of creative juices around the band room, and the students would be so excited to have a MacBook computer that they could use to compose their own music. We could use the Garage Band program on the MacBook which is well suited for creating all kinds of music with different instruments and styles of music. In this technology driven world that we live in, it will keep us current. Then we could perform the music for a concert.

This MacBook computer will open the door for my students to be able to use the Garage Band program and compose their own music.

So much of learning is centered around technology and this really is a necessity in any music room.

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

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This project will reach 100 students.

57 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple® - MacBook Air® - 11.6'Display - 4GB Memory - 256GB Flash Storage • Best Buy for Business $1,139.99 1 $1,139.99

Materials cost

$1,139.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,199.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$211.60

Total project goal

$1,410.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,410.69

45 Donors

-$582.10

Donations toward project cost

-$569.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.30

Matching donations from our partners

-$740.34

Match offers toward project cost

-$629.29

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$111.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.25

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$0.00

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