GoGuardian Gives

A program designed to show our support for the amazing work teachers do.

We know that many educators like you use money from your own pockets for school supplies, student’s clothing, and even food to keep kids fed over the weekends and breaks. In the wake of natural disasters, some of you also help rebuild classrooms and homes, and then still find extra time and resources to dedicate to your students. In fact, the average teacher in America spends almost $500 a year on classroom supplies. We want to help!

GoGuardian Gives is a program designed to show our support for the amazing work teachers do. The idea is simple: you tell us what you need, and if your project is selected, we’ll support you with a donation. Our hope is that this program will raise awareness around gaps in school funding, while directly helping teachers and students.

Here's how it works

Every month we’ll award $1,000 to an educator-led initiative(s) via DonorsChoose.org.

To apply, simply:

  1. Register and start a project at DonorsChoose.org;
  2. Fill out the form below with a link to your project;
  3. Keep doing your good work!

Our team will review the applications on a monthly basis and select a project to fund.

Share your project

Frequently Asked Questions

We’re looking for projects that have the biggest positive impact on students. That could be anything! Classroom materials, first aid kits, pillows for reading zones. If you need it, we want to know about it. The only thing we’re not looking for are requests for GoGuardian licenses.

Because they’re really, really good at this! DonorsChoose specializes in funding classroom projects. They’ve mobilized donors to give more than $1 billion and fund over 1.7 million projects. They take care of the hard parts of giving, including vetting requests, purchasing items, and shipping materials directly to verified schools and their commitment to efficiency and transparency has been recognized by Charity Navigator with their highest rating. Working with them makes it easy to give. Learn more about DonorsChoose.org.

We’d love to, but GoGuardian is a business. Because our team has specific talents, backgrounds, and interests, we’ve chosen to try to realize our vision by building the best possible tools for teachers and students to communicate and collaborate. For more information about our approach to edtech, check out this post from our CEO, Advait Shinde.

GoGuardian Gives Winners

May 2022

Keep Calm and Stay Hydrated!

Ms. Murphy

PS 81 Robert J Christen

Help me give my students water bottles that they can use and reuse inside and outside the classroom!

May 2022

Founding Deliberations

Dr. Sheridan

Heritage Middle School

Help me give my students the experience of being present at the Second Continental Congress when the Declaration of Independence was signed!

May 2022

Classroom Essentials

Ms. Boone

Seaborn Lee Elementary School

Help me give my students items, storage bins, easel pads and a scissor caddy, to make our classroom a more comfortable space to support learning!