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Dominion Educational Partnership This website provides information on educational grants and initiates provided by Dominion to support local schools and encourage the development of new programs to strengthen math and/or science education K-12 through the study of environment or energy.


Donor’s Choose – is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on our site, and you can give any amount to the project that most inspires you. When a project reaches its funding goal, we ship the materials to the school. You’ll get photos of the project taking place, a letter from the teacher, and insight into how every dollar was spent. Give over $50 and you’ll also receive hand-written thank-yous from the students.


National School Foundation Association – The mission of the National School Foundation Association is to encourage K-12 school and school foundation personnel in the very rewarding and important process of establishing, developing and maintaining school foundations.


Martin's Food MarketsMartin’s Food Markets – various rewards and fundraising programs for schools.



logoRichmond Public Schools – The district serves over 23,000 students, representing the region’s diverse socioeconomic mix. RPS is comprised of 28 elementary schools,including one charter school, eight middle schools, five comprehensive high schools and three specialty schools. U. S. News and World Report ranked Richmond Community and Open High schools among the state’s top 20 public high schools. And, Franklin Military Academy stands as the nation’s first public military school. The district also operates two regional Governor’s School programs. Gifted and talented students are served by SPACE (Special Program for Academic and Creative Excellence) at the elementary and middle school levels, and by advanced placement and dual enrollment courses at the high school level. Academically advanced students may also earn the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma at Thomas Jefferson High School or apply to attend the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Governmental and International Studies and the Appomattox Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology.


Target Company Resources for Teachers – Bright futures begin in the classroom, so we’re making sure kids and schools have the support they need to succeed with field trip grants and other resources for teachers and schools.  With the help of our REDcard™ holders, Target has donated $354 million to local K-12 schools since 1997 through Take Charge of Education (TCOE). The program lets guests designate 1 percent of their REDcard purchases to a K-12 school of their choice to fund whatever the school needs most. In 2012, more than 85,000 schools received a TCOE check, totaling more than $29 million in TCOE donations for the year, keeping us on track to reach our goal to increase TCOE giving to schools nationwide.


Thinkfinity -Thinkfinity is the Verizon Foundation’s free online professional learning community, providing access to over 60,000 educators and experts in curriculum enhancement, along with thousands of award-winning digital resources for K-12 — aligned to state standards and the common core. Here, educators connect and collaborate through themed groups, blogs and discussions, sharing resources and best practices that support 21st century teaching and learning.


United States Department of Education – ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies.


Virginia Department of Education – The mission of Virginia’s public education system is to educate students in the fundamental knowledge and academic subjects that they need to become capable, responsible, and self-reliant citizens. Therefore, the mission of the Virginia Board of Education and the superintendent of public instruction, in cooperation with local school boards, is to increase student learning and academic achievement.