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since our start in 2000.

Our Impact

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94% of teachers said their funded projects increased their effectiveness in the classroom.


The majority of these supporters are first-time givers to public schools.

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Funded projects by subject area

of all the public schools in America have at least one teacher who has posted a project on DonorsChoose
of schools where half or more of students are from low-income households have participated in DonorsChoose
of projects are fully funded.
of funded projects are from schools where half or more of students are from low-income households
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85% of donors allocate 15% of their donations to support DonorsChoose, making us 100% self-sustaining!

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