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

Mrs. Griffen from Los Angeles CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Projecting the Future!

My students need a projector to be used in a variety of classroom projects and lessons.

  • $1,975 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most helpful, eager, and enthusiastic students I've ever encountered. I teach at a visual and performing arts magnet school so my students love to express themselves creatively.

I teach at a Title I school in Southern California, where most of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My school prides itself on excellence, despite its location in a low-income neighborhood. Students work hard and it shows! But, in order to cultivate their creativity and curiosity, my students need resources.

My Project

My classroom projector recently died, and my school does not have any functioning extras. I use my projector every single day for almost every subject - I use it to show science videos, to project my math lesson so students can see what I'm writing, to project portions of text for the entire class to read when I cannot afford to provide every student with a copy of the book, and for so much more. Without a new projector, I will be forced to dig out the old dusty 80s overhead that I've seen lurking in my school's supply room! Anybody have any transparency sheets and vis-a-vis markers I can borrow? ;)

An Epson BrightLink 536Wi Interactive Projector will aid in my ability to teach, and will also add an extra interactive layer to further engage students.

This projector is much fancier than our old dead one, and will allow students to write on it, and play interactive learning games. The most important feature is that it can be seen with the classroom lights on! With our old projector, we had to close all the blinds, the doors, and turn off every single light, in order to mostly see what was on the screen. A new projector will project my students into the future!

Mrs. Griffen
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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 Mrs. Griffen is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson BrightLink 536Wi WXGA LCD Projector, White • Staples Advantage $1,490.00 1 $1,490.00

Materials cost

$1,490.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$136.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,678.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$296.24

Total project goal

$1,974.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,974.93

28 Donors

-$1,921.55

Donations toward project cost

-$1,646.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$274.73

match offer

-$37.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$31.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.89

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":"Los Angeles","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3923450],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3520392,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/projecting-the-future/3520392/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":27,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Griffen","authorIds":{"3923450":{"owner":"Mrs. Griffen","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3520392],"proposalHash":"252478626","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp3923450_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1500492239589","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20848956,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzkyMzQ1MA==","NTcyODA3OQ==","MzI4MTUxMg==","NTEyNzAzMQ==","NTcyOTI2Ng==","NjAwNDU5MQ==","NTc1MjQyNA==","MTMyMzIwMQ==","NTcyMzcwMA==","NTM0Mjg5OQ==","Mzc2NzQ2Nw==","NTgxMDExMg==","NTk0MTI0Mw==","NTc5ODc5OA==","MzkyODg0Ng==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","MTA3MDc0Nw==","NTcyNDcwNw==","MzkyNjg0NA==","MzkyODIwMg==","NTcyNzEyMw==","MzkyNjE1Mw==","NTgzMzkzNA==","MzI4MzI5MA==","NTcyNTU1Nw==","NTcyNTcyOQ==","MTQzMTk2NQ==","MzI2NzY5Nw==","NTcyOTY2OA=="],"teacherId":3923450,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}