ProjectsAll classroom projects that have been posted to the site, including lots of school info such as its NCES ID (government-issued), lat/long, and city/state/zip.Projects data documentationdownload project dataStats: ~150MB compressed, ~500MB CSV, ~900K records
DonationsAll donations, including donor city, state, and partial-zip (when available).Donations data documentationdownload donation dataStats: ~700MB compressed, ~1.6GB CSV, ~5M records
Gift cardsAll website-purchased gift cards, including donor and recipient city, state, and partial-zip (when available).Giftcard data documentationdownload giftcard dataStats: ~60MB compressed, ~200MB CSV, ~900K records
Project resourcesAll materials/resources requested for the classroom projects, including vendor name.Project resources documentationdownload resource dataStats: ~350MB compressed, ~900MB CSV, ~5M records
Project written requests / essaysFull text of the teacher-written requests accompanying all classroom projects.Project essays documentationdownload essay dataStats: ~1GB compressed, ~3GB CSV, ~900K records Schema diagramWe have also published some scripts to help you load the data into your db of choice and into partially normalized tables more suitable for exploration with SQL.LicenseThis work by DonorsChoose.org is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License (CC BY-NC 3.0).
If you’d like to use this data for commercial purposes, get in touch with us and tell us a bit about your plans. Our strong preference is to greenlight your commercial application with no licensing fees, and we have never charged for access to our API or data. We just need to make sure that the application won’t run contrary to our org’s mission, abuse the rich content that our teachers have created, etc.Thank you to our generous funders: The Anthony E. Meyer Family Foundation and Michael C. Lewis. Also thank you to our judges, our sponsors, Clay Johnson, Frankie Cheung, and Ben Millard.