Companies support schools with Savings Programs that allow you to earn cash, credit, or products by shopping with them. Enrollment is usually free. This is like earning FREE MONEY for your school so sign up now and start saving!
Start a student volunteer group at your school and let them get together periodically to trim, count, and check expiration dates on labels so they are ready for mailing.
Redeem cartridges and cell phones for cash or points. Free boxes, free shipping,
free promotional materials, free online accounting, and more! FundingFactory pays more per
item than many competitors. Businesses can register online with FundingFactory and designate your school as the organization they want to support - you can request free collection boxes labeled with prepaid shipping. Watch as the points accumulated for items supplied by the organization are deposited into your online account. FundingFactory offers contests to registered participants with prizes ranging from movie vouchers to pizza parties, iPods, digital cameras, cash, and even scholarships.
Target will donate 1% of your REDCard purchases at Target and Target.com for books, supplies, or whatever an eligible school wants and needs. Click here and click on 'redcards' for more information or to see how much your school has received from Target.
Collect 20 labels with your class, and get 20 books for your classroom or collect labels and help raise money for the Kids In Need Foundation (10 cents per label).
GoodSearch is a search engine which donates 50-percent of its revenue to the charities and schools designated by its users. Powered by Yahoo, you use GoodSerach exactly as you would any other search engine. The money GoodSearch donates to your cause comes from its advertisers - the users and the organizations do not spend a dime!
Start a Capri Sun Pouch Brigade and your kids' school gets cash (2 cents per pouch) for helping upcycle Capri Sun pouches into cool bags, totes, and pencil cases. Plus the kids get a fun lesson in eco-friendly action!
Nestle offers a water label saving program where you collect labels to earn points for sports gear and playground supplies for the school.
Office Depot supports schools and communities through their 5% Back to Schools program. This program gives you an opportunity to help local schools receive free credits for free supplies when you shop at the Office Depot for student school supplies.
General Mills offers a program to earn cash for your school. Clip Box Tops from hundreds of participating brands. Earn up to 8% back for your school when you shop online and 1% every time you use your Box Tops credit card.
Grocery Stores:Grocery stores often offer savings programs for schools. Stores vary throughout the country so we recommend you contact your local stores and ask them if they have or would be willing to run a savings program for your school. Here are a few:
- Shaw's (Star Market): Offers a Receipts Rewards program where eligible non-profits can collect Shaw's and Star receipts, send them in to Shaw's, and receive a check for 1% of the eligible register receipt amount. There is no limit on the amount of register receipts collected. Ask family, friends, business associates, relatives, and neighbors to save their receipts for you. Perhaps even place a glass jar on your work desk with a "Shaw's Receipts" sign reminding co-workers to drop them in. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-313-3939.
- Market Day: Market Day lets you choose a school to receive profit from your order. Register at marketday.com.
- Stop & Shop: Offers a fundraising gift card program that allows your school to purchase Stop & Shop Gift Cards at a discount and then sell them for face value.
Clip and save labels from Tyson products that feature the Project A+ logo. The labels are collected at a participating school, and the school can then redeem them for cash from Tyson.
Clip and save proofs of purchase from the Campbell family of brands and earn free educational equipment for your school.
Earn 5 cents for every valid Kemps product purchased. Once on the Kemps site, click "Promotions" then "Nickels For Schools".
Earn 5 cents for every cap or bag top collected from Kwik Trip or Kwik Star's Nature's Touch, and Kwik Quencher products. For every Glazers Dozen or Half-Dozen price oval your school or organization turns in, you earn 10 cents each.
Can & Bottle Recycling: If your state recycles bottles and cans, have your school collect them and turn them in at a bottle redemption center for cash. Or, ask that parents return them to the store and donate the receipt to the PTO which can then be turned in for cash at the store by the PTO.
See individual websites for program details.
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