NCSS Partners With DonorsChoose

NCSS Announces District Partnership With DonorsChoose to Help Fund Teacher Classroom Projects
Posted on 08/31/2020
NCSS and DonorsChooseNewton County Schools announced today a new partnership with the national nonprofit DonorsChoose to help teachers tap into a network of 4 million donors to support classroom projects and more seamlessly align with district strategy and operations.

Teachers in Newton County Schools have raised $137,000 and completed over 260 projects on DonorsChoose. These projects vary from books to laptops and other tools to enhance the learning environment and support student success.

Newton County Schools is “excited to join the DonorsChoose District Partnership Program” shared Superintendent Samatha M. Fuhrey. “DonorsChoose affords our teachers the opportunity to share their exceptional ideas for their classrooms with donors from across the country who can help fund these ideas and bring them to fruition.”

As one of the 67 members of the DonorsChoose District Partnership Program, Newton County Schools will be able to fully support teachers in the use of the platform, ensure safety and security, and align efforts with the district’s strategic priorities. Newton County Schools will be able to monitor all donated materials, principals will be notified each time a project is funded, and receive early notification when there are new “match” funding opportunities.

“We're excited to have Newton County Schools as a new member of the DonorsChoose District Partnership Program,” said Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose. “Newton County Schools teachers and administrators continue to work hard to make sure students succeed, so far they’ve raised $137,000 towards classroom materials from donors across the country. We can't wait to see how the DonorsChoose community can support these educators even more through our partnership.”

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About DonorsChoose
DonorsChoose is the leading way to give to public schools. Since 2000, more than 4 million people and partners have contributed $975 million to support 1.5 million teacher requests for classroom resources and experiences. As the most trusted crowdfunding platform for teachers, donors, and district administrators alike, DonorsChoose vets each request, ships the funded resources directly to the classroom, and provides thank yous and reporting to donors and school leaders. Charity Navigator and GuideStar have awarded DonorsChoose, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, their highest ratings for transparency and accountability. For more information, visit