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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, 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:

2018-19 School Year

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP - $20 to Ethel M. Taylor Academy for school supplies.
  • Lifetouch - $428 to Midway School for student and staff incentives and awards.
  • Yourcause.com/AT&T Employees Giving Campaign - $20 to Pleasant Ridge Montessori            for purchase of food for school events.
  • Hyde Park PTO - $797.50 to Hyde Park School to cover the costs of buses for Ft. Ancient field trip.
  • Hyde Park PTO - $1,760 to Hyde Park School to help cover costs of kindergarten field trips.
  • Office Snak Service, LLC - $66.93 to Oyler School for students at discretion of Oyler Athletic Department.
  • Pleasant Ridge School Foundation - $343.75 to Pleasant Ridge Montessori School to cover cost of buses for December Green Acres field trip.
  • Adopt-A-Class Foundation - $1,000 to Woodford Paideia Academy to be used by Autism Unit Teacher to purchase classroom materials and supplies.
  • Ohio Department of Education - $83,500 to Gamble Montessori High School for a VoAg program, to continue growing a Career Tech Agriculture Education program targeting students in grades 7-12 through high-quality classroom and laboratory instruction.
  • Kona Ice of South Cincinnati - $90 to Cheviot School to be used at principal’s discretion.
  • YourCause.com/AT&T Employees Giving Campaign - $20 to Pleasant Ridge Montessori School to purchase food for school events.
  • Famous Recipe of Cincinnati - $200 to Hartwell School to help cover cost of student field trips.
  • MSA Architects - $161 to Hartwell School to cover cost of a field trip bus.
  • Anonymous - $606 to John P. Parker School to purchase sweatshirts for 5th-  and 6th-graders attending the camping trip.
  • Greenacres Arts Center, LLC - $233.75 to Oyler School to help cover cost of field trip admissions and buses.
  • YWCA Greater Cincinnati - $161 to Riverview East Academy to cover cost of a field trip bus.
  • Tricia Gauslin - $20 to Sayler Park School to purchase student incentives.
  • Patriot Roofing - $100 to Sayler Park School for Middle School learning experiences.
  • Marlene Muse - $80.50 to William H. Taft School to help cover cost of a field trip.
  • Ohio Department of Education - $461,272.21 to CPS’ Department of Student Services for the excess cost of providing special education and related services to children with disabilities, except where IDEA specifically provides otherwise.
  • Ohio Department of Education - $2,622.84 to CPS' Department of Student Services for the excess cost of providing special education and related services to preschool children with disabilities, except where IDEA specifically provides otherwise.
  • CMA Foundation - $15,481 to CPS' Curriculum Department to purchase musical instruments for Gilbert A. Dater High School.
  • Kona Ice of South Cincinnati - $100 to Cheviot School to be used at principal’s discretion.
  • EVG Conversions, LLC - $160.95 to Covedale School to be used at principal’s discretion for general supplies, pizza parties and playground equipment.
  • Lifetouch - $392.32 to Sands Montessori School to be used at principal’s discretion.
  • Lifetouch - $113 to Withrow University High School to be used at principal’s discretion.
  • Refugee Connect - $161 to Academy of World Languages to cover cost of a field trip bus to the Cincinnati Zoo.
  • Cincinnati Nature Center - $168.78 to Bond Hill Academy to cover cost of field trip transportation.
  • Taft Stettinus & Hollister, LLP - $20 to Ethel M. Taylor Academy to purchase student school supplies.
  • Cincinnati Nature Center - $161 to John P. Parker School to cover cost of a field trip bus.
  • Greenacres Art Center, LLC - $966 to John P. Parker School to cover cost of field trips.
  • Greenacres Art Center, LLC - $187 to Pleasant Hill Academy to cover cost of a field trip bus.
  • Greenacres Art Center, LLC - $161 to Roberts Paideia Academy to be used to cover the cost of a field trip bus for students at Roberts Academy.
  • Sands Montessori Parent Organization - $4,669 to Sands Montessori School to cover student field trip bus costs or in-house programs for various classrooms.
  • Sands Montessori Parent Organization - $161 to Sands Montessori School to cover cost of an in-house program/field trip for classroom 2003.
  • Mark and Mari Townsend - $82.50 to William H. Taft School to help cover cost of 2nd-grade field trip bus.
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital - $7,995 to CPS’ Research & Evaluation department for purchase of Cayen AfterSchool 21 Software.
  • Kiwanis Club of Riverview Delhi Hills - $1,000 to Sayler Park School to be used at the principal’s discretion.
  • Anonymous - $40 to Evanston Academy to help cover cost of preschool field trip.
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - $440 to Hays-Porter School to cover the cost of the “Music is the Ticket” field trip buses.
  • Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation -$150 to John P. Parker School to purchase circus tickets.
  • Mt. Washington School Foundation - $3,500 to Mt. Washington School to cover costs of Camp Kern field trip.
  • Greenacres Arts Center, LLC - $161 to Pleasant Hill Academy to cover cost of field trip buses.
  • Imani Family Center - $689.99 to Rothenberg Preparatory Academy to cover cost of field trip buses.
  • Children’s Home - $12,000 to Early Childhood Department to provide transitional services for preschool to school-age services under IDEA and training on best practices for transition planning for preschoolers entering kindergarten, including those with MH needs/services.
  • Cincinnati Arts Association - $1,440 to Ethel M. Taylor Academy for preschool field trip buses.
  • Burke Inc. - $208 to Rees E. Price Academy for student initiatives via the PRIDE program.
  • ​Community Learning Center Institute – AWL Foundation -  $5,075 to Academy of World Languages to cover the costs of extended-day buses
  • Community Learning Center Institute - $5,075 to Academy of World Languages to cover the costs of extended day buses.
  • Kroger - $202.26 to Chase School to be used at the principal’s discretion.
  • Kona Ice - $155.00 to  Hartwell School to be used at the principal’s discretion for students’ admissions and buses.
  • Kroger  - $164.44 to Hartwell School to be used at the principal’s discretion for fundraiser processing and incentives.
  • Jamie Sowders - $100 to Sayler Park School to be used at the principal’s discretion.
  • Coca Cola Give - $45.07 to Sayler Park School to be used at the principal’s discretion. 
  • Hyde Park PTO - $732 to Hyde Park School as partial payment for the 6th-grade field trip to Camp Kern.
  • GreenAcres Art Center LLC - $805 to Roberts Paideia Academy to cover cost of field trip.
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation -  $3,000 to CPS’ Curriculum Department to purchase books for 2nd-grade students at Chase, Mt. Airy, Pleasant Hill and Woodford schools. 
  • The Children’s Home of Cincinnati -  $500 to Roberts Paideia Academy to enhance the Promoting Resilient Children Program and support staffing coverage required for training and consultation time.
  • Western Hills High School Foundation - $97,501.47  to Western Hills High School for the Band Director/Teacher’s salary and fringes for 2018-19 school year.
     
  • National Swimming Pool Foundation - $10,000 to Athletics Department for activities related to the Safety Around Water joint project. 
  • National Park Foundation - $27,932 to Family and Community Engagement office to help fund three projects: John P. Parker School’s Roadmap to Freedom, Pleasant Hill Academy’s Every Kid in a Park Expansion, and The Districtwide William Howard Taft Partnership. 
  • Ohio Department of  Education - $1,001,840 to Food Services Department to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for students in participating elementary schools.
  • Accelerate Great Schools - $438,000 to Walnut Hills High School to assist in creating a Student Success Center to serve at-risk students.      
  • Anonymous - $54 to Sayler Park School to be used at the principal’s discretion.
  • Jeffery Pastor - $500 to William H. Taft School for student events and transportation.
  • Gregory & Sarah Landsman - $500 to William H. Taft School to cover cost of admission/tickets to The UniverSoul Circus.
  • Camp Wildbrook LTD - $50 to Hyde Park School, to be used at the principal’s discretion.
  • Great American Insurance Group - $170 to Riverview East Academy to be used at the principal’s discretion. 
  • Blair Market Inc. - $50 to Evanston Academy for the Jets Club after-school program.
  • Mark D. Pfau - $2,000 to Evanston Academy for the Jets Club after-school program.
  • University of Cincinnati - $100 to Kilgour School for the 3D Printer Club.
  • Your Cause, Duke Energy Foundation - $150 to Rockdale Academy for student field trips, events and activities.
  • Greenacres Arts Center, LLC - $1,444.70 to Winton Hills Academy to cover cost of bus rentals to Greenacres. 
  • Food Research & Action Center, The School Nutrition Foundation, The NEA Foundation - $62,037 to CPS' Food Services Department for pilot program at Dater High School to develop in-class breakfast model to encourage all students to participate.
  • Western Hills High School Foundation - $552.07 to Western Hills University High School to be used at the principal’s discretion for staff appreciation.
  • Kroger -$10,000 to LEAP Academy to support the school in increasing parent involvement and to assist with resources for students.
  • First Student - $360 (estimated value of bus services) to CPS’ Curriculum Department for transporting students to a video recording at Western Hills University High School.
  • ​Rotary Foundation of Cincinnati - $1,000 to Superintendent’s Office to be used at Superintendent’s discretion for Teacher Recognition Program.
  • Project Lead The Way, Inc. - $15,000 to Bond Hill Academy, an agreement to provide funding for STEM professional development, curriculum and related expenses.
  • Brew Ventures, LLC (DBA Coffee Exchange) - $50 to Academy of World Languages for the school’s International Festival.
  • Lifetouch - $292 to Academy of World Languages to be used at the principal’s discretion.
  • Lifetouch - $136 to Spencer Center for Gifted and Exceptional Students to be used at principal’s discretion.
  • Community Learning Center Institute - $322 to Academy of World Languages to cover cost of field trip transportation to Music Hall.
  • Community Learning Center Institute - $322 to Academy of World Languages to cover cost of field trip transportation to The Place. 
  • Community Learning Center Institute - $208 to Academy of World Languages to cover cost of field trip transportation to STEM Mini.
  • School Outfitters - $161 to Academy of World Languages to cover cost of field trip transportation to School Outfitters.
  • Harold and Natalie Bryant - $463 to Academy of World Languages for students’ field trip to Frisch’s Commissary.
  • Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation - $200 to Carson School to support Music Education.
  • Duke Energy Foundation - $39,924.82 to Curriculum K-3 to support a 2nd-grade literacy project utilizing SRA (Science Research Association) materials.

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