LA Teachers: Get your classroom project funded today! Post now!

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January 18, 2012 Beginning January 23, nearly 200 Los Angeles Starbucks stores will distribute 285,000 $10 DonorsChoose gift cards that parents and community members can use towards projects at the school of their choice. Post your project now to get funded!

See a list of participating Starbucks.

The two-year project funded by the Wasserman Foundation includes $2 million of a match which funds half of qualifying LA teacher projects and $2 million in gift cards.

Local charter schools that have already had projects funded through this initiative include: Green Dot, ICEF, KIPP, PUC Schools, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Larchmont Schools, and Accelerated Schools.

Check out some of the projects currently posted by charters in LA.

Founded in 2000, more than 207,000 public school teachers have used ( to secure funding for over $100 million in books, art supplies, technology, and other resources that their students need to learn. Through, individuals from all walks of life have helped 5.7 million students.