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Different ways to give (and still choose)

These easy-to-give tactics allow you to make a large donation while still evaluating projects with the transparency and accountability you love.

Give now, pick projects later

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Account credits

Do you want to donate once but support teachers year-round? Account credits are dollars that you can buy now and use later to fund classroom projects.

Purchase credits


Do you want to choose projects with Qualified Charitable Distributions from your IRA? We’ll help you generate the information your IRA Custodian needs.

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Donor-advised funds

The best way to give to DonorsChoose through your DAF is with account credits. Purchase the credits, then pick projects to support over the next 12 months.

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Stocks and cryptocurrency

Donate stocks or cryptocurrency to DonorsChoose, and receive a gift code that you can use to support the projects that move you.

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Employer matching

Many companies now offer charitable matching programs to support their employees’ favorite charities. Find out how you can receive additional funds from your employer to support projects of your choice!

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Give the gift of giving

Give your friends and family the joy of supporting their personal passions through DonorsChoose.

  • Include your message of support
  • Available for delivery, at home printing, or email
  • For orders of $1,000+, upload a logo and customize the name and message printed on each gift card
  • Your recipient chooses a project and hears back from the classroom
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Rally your community and highlight your support

Curate the projects that most inspire you on a single page, and encourage others to join you in support of teachers and students.

  • Choose featured projects by hand or by criteria you select
  • Share easily with friends and family
  • Publically track and celebrate your impact
Create a giving page

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I access my account credits? Once signed in, you'll find the total of your account credits in the top right-hand corner of every page next to your name, and also on the right-hand side of your "private info" tab. The account credits will be automatically recognized during the checkout process. where to find your credits Questions? Please email or call Di through her contact information at the bottom of this page.
  • Can I run my own match offer, or partner with DonorsChoose creatively? If you’re interested in partnering with DonorsChoose, we’d love to hear more about the match you’re interested in creating! Please send a short description to Di via her contact information below.
  • Can I give in-kind? We're not currently set up to receive and distribute in-kind donations. Read more about in-kind donations on our Help Center. Questions? Please email or call Di through her contact information at the bottom of this page.
  • I want to give a large amount. Can I talk to a person? Thank you so much for your interest in supporting teachers through DonorsChoose at scale. Please send a note to Di using the contact information at the bottom of this page, and we’ll set up a time to talk about your goals.
  • My answer can’t be found here. No worries! You can visit our Help Center for even more info on using our site. If you still have questions, please email or call Di through her contact information at the bottom of this page.

I’m here to help!

Thank you for helping teachers thrive, and for your part in building a more equitable future for students across America. DonorsChoose is the place where you can make a tangible difference for teachers and students, no matter what learning looks like in the year ahead. My team and I are here to help you with any questions.

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Di Zhao
Donor Relationships Manager | 212.239.3615, ext. 264