Look what I found! 07/31/2009

  • Adopt-A-Classroom invites the community into the classroom in support of teachers and their students. By adopting a classroom, donors form partnerships with specific classrooms providing financial and moral support. The result is a meaningful contribution to education in which donors experience the impact of their efforts and celebrate in a classroom’s success.

    tags: adoptaclassroom, grant, donation, funding

  • DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need.

    Here’s how it works: public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on DonorsChoose.org. Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class.

    Then, you can browse project requests and give any amount to the one that makes your eye twinkle. Once a project reaches its funding goal, we deliver the materials to the school.

    You’ll get photos of your project taking place, a thank-you letter from the teacher, and a cost report showing how each dollar was spent. If you give over $100, you’ll also receive hand-written thank-you letters from the students.

    At DonorsChoose.org, you can give as little as $1 and get the same level of choice, transparency, and feedback that is traditionally reserved for someone who gives millions. We call it citizen philanthropy.

    tags: education, Grants, nonprofit, Charity, donorschoose.org

  • If you could solve our greatest real-life challenges, what would your solution look like? How would it develop, function, grow and change? Join students from Pennsylvania as they build virtual solutions and reinvent life as we know it in The Genesis Project.

    tags: newworlds, genesis, secondlife

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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