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Workplace Giving for Schools Made Easy

Workplace giving programs offer an easy and tax-efficient way to support nonprofits. However, they have never allowed employees to support their child’s (or other favorite) K-12 school or classroom.
Now, ClassWish makes it easy:
  • Employees simply ask the company to deduct pre-tax dollars from their paycheck.
  • The company sends ClassWish a check for the aggregate amount from all employees for all schools, along with a simple allocation chart.
  • ClassWish.org, credits the full amount to the employee’s ClassWish account and provides the employer a receipt.
  • The employee can then use those funds to support the Wish Lists of the teachers, administrators, or PTA/PTO leaders, they choose.
  • About ClassWish.org – How It Works

  • Teachers, administrators, and PTA/PTO leaders at any public, or nonprofit private or parochial school in the 48 contiguous United States can easily create ClassWish Wish Lists of the resources they need for schoolchildren to excel.
  • Visitors to ClassWish.org see exactly what is needed and how they can help.
  • ClassWish provides a receipt for their tax-deductible contribution.*
  • Our vendor partners ship the items directly to the school at no cost.
  • For Employees

    Please let your employer know of this new opportunity:
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    Questions? Please contact EmployeeGiving@ClassWish.org

    For Employers

    Here is a pre-formatted spreadsheet for your use. Download »


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    ClassWish Eligibility Requirements

    ClassWish invites leaders of FIRST Robotics teams and also invites teachers, student teachers, substitute teachers, part-time after school teachers, staff developers, librarians, guidance counselors, school nurses, coaches, principals, administrators, other school employees directly serving students in an educational capacity, and officers acting on behalf of school Parent Teacher Association units recognized by the National Parent Teacher Association and on behalf of other parent teacher organizations (collectively, “Educators”) in K-12, public, magnet and charter schools, and private and parochial that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and that are in the 50 states or the District of Columbia (collectively, “Allowed Schools”) to create wish lists (“Wish Lists”) indicating the supplies and equipment they need for their students to excel and to submit requests (“Requests”) for ClassWish to provide particular items funded by contributions to such Wish Lists.

    Funded Requests cannot be transferred to another Educator.

    In order to register on ClassWish.org and create Wish Lists and Requests, you must attest to the following:

    • I confirm that I am a leader of a FIRST Robotics team or am an Educator in an Allowed School, as those terms are defined above;
    • The activities for which I intend to use any items received through ClassWish are legal and fall within the standards of my state and/or local board or department of education, and the policies of my school or, in the case of FIRST Robotics team leaders, fall within the standards of FIRST Robotics;
    • All information I provide to ClassWish is accurate, and I will promptly update the information to keep it accurate;
    • Any Requests I submit and any funding or items I receive are solely for use in my classroom and/or school, or in the case of FIRST Robotics team leaders are solely for use by my FIRST team, and any items I request through ClassWish will not be for my or anyone else’s personal use;
    • I agree that any items provided to me by ClassWish shall become and remain the property of (i) the school to which ClassWish has them delivered, and I will not take such items to another school, or (ii) in the case of a FIRST Robotics team such items provided to me by ClassWish or purchased with funds provided to me by ClassWish shall become and remain the property of the FIRST Robotics team or, if such is dissolved, shall become the property of FIRST Robotics.
    • I commit to including in my Wish Lists and Requests only items that will benefit my students’ education, including extracurricular activities, and to use any items that I receive from ClassWish only for such purposes.
    • I agree that in the event that ClassWish determines that any items I received through ClassWish are not being used in accordance with these Eligibility Requirements, I will return such items to ClassWish at my expense. In the case of FIRST teams, ClassWish may rely on the determination of FIRST Robotics in this regard.

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