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Here's How to Donate to CPS

Donations to Cincinnati Public Schools can supply items and services for students that our budget can't stretch to cover — and are always welcomed.

To donate money: Mail or deliver a check or money order to the receiving school or to the Central Office department. 

  • School addresses
  • CPS Education Center (Central Office)
    (Add Name of Department)
    2651 Burnet Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45219

Please include with your donation:

  • How you want the money spent, or indicate that a school or department may spend it as needed. 
  • Name of the person, business or organization donating the funds. 

To donate school supplies: Contact a school's Principal or Resource Coordinator to determine a school's specific needs, check the school's website for individual class lists, or refer to these suggested school supply lists:

Thank You to Our Donors

We are grateful to our generous donors who contribute so much to help our students succeed.
A sampling of recent donations and grants:

202122 School Year

  • UnboundEd Learning, Inc. — $12,000 to the Curriculum Department to be used to support Math Identity Leadership Accelerator (MILA) participants while attending training and completing assignments over the summer months and into the 2021–2022 and 2022–2023 school years.
  • Federal Communication Commission — $705,729.12 to the ITM Department. The Emergency Connectivity Fund Program will reimburse schools for the reasonable costs of broadband connections used to help eligible students who otherwise lack access to be able to engage in remote learning. The ECF supports off-campus services — such as student home internet service provided in our Connect Our Students Program — off-campus services that are not supported by the FCC's E-Rate Program.
  • Big Green — $2,000 to John P. Parker School to support academic enrichment.
  • Big Green — $2,000 to Covedale School to support outdoor educator and outdoor learning to go kits.
  • Big Green — $2,000 to Hughes STEM High School to help cover the cost for curriculum development and supplies.
  • Big Green — $2,000 to Parker Woods Montessori to be used for signage and flower beds for Koster Garden and signage for Orchard.
     
  • Ohio Department of Education — $183,575.14 to Project Connect to address the immediate needs of homeless children and youth at the local and regional levels, including identification, enrollment in summer programming, provisions of essential basic needs and other wraparound services and supports.
  • GCF Learning Links — $710 to Covedale School to support the Covedale Mindful Moments program.
  • Partnership for a Healthier America — $25,000 to Student Dining Services to enable the distribution of 1,000 Good Food for All Fruit & Vegetable Boxes.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to AWL to support the Mindful AWL 2021-22 program.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Clark Montessori High School to support the Clark Montessori Civic Engagement Workshop.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Gamble Montessori High School to support the Team Challenge — Canoe Trip — 8th grade.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1245.30 to Roberts Academy to support sensory rooms "Just Made Good Sense program."
     
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,200 to Rees E Price Academy for the Primary Library.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,167.82 Gamble Montessori Elementary School to support GME Peace Garden.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Gamble Montessori Elementary School to support Community Service Club projects.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Gamble Montessori High Schoool for the Team Challenge — Canoe trip, 7th grade.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Mt. Washington School to support the school's Little Library project.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Silverton Elementary School to support specialized classrooms Music Therapy program.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to SCPA to support Suzuki Strings program.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 SCPA to support Suzuki Strings program.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Withrow University High School to support Withrow Business Prep II.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Woodward Career Technical High School to support Hip Hop Fashion Design Club.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Chase School to support I AM Me Leadership program.            
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Chase School to support Easley Rocking Readers Grade 2.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Withrow University High School to support the Withrow Business Career Prep program. 
     
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation —  $1,250 to AWL to support the One Dragon STEM at a Time.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Dater Montessori School to promote acceptance, respect and appreciation of Black and Indigenous People of Color through literacy and art.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to North Avondale Montessori School to support STREAM – Making Rockets program.
  • Ohio Arts Council — $22,200 to Chase School to be used to support Chase School's work with a resident visual artist over the course of the 2021–2022 school year.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $1,250 to Clark Montessori High School to support the Clark Montessori Civic Engagement Workshop.
     
  • Ohio Department of Education — $67,600 to Student Services to increase equitable access, engagement and outcomes for Ohio's CTE students by identifying "equity gaps" in local enrollment and performance data, especially in career field pathways aligned to high-skill, high-wage or in demand occupations and to encourage innovative and advance approaches to address these gaps.
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $70,442 to Roll Hill School to support the continuation of the Kindergarten Reading Specialist at Roll Hill School.
  • Gilbert Dater Foundation — $35,000 to Dater High School to be used for the 7th grade Momentum Summer Bridge Program supplies, salaries, events, food and projects.
  • Ohio Department of Education — $2,076,000 to Early Childhood Education to maximize a child's early educational experiences before kindergarten and provide high-quality early learning services to eligible children.

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