You Earn. You Win. You Choose.
During our last competition, teachers raised over $22,000 in less than 24 hours!
The top 3 schools with the most points between

January 11, 2016 and February 28, 2016

win up to $5,000 for their school!

1st Place = $3,000

2nd Place = $1,500

3rd Place = $500

Every teacher participating in the competition will also receive $75 through our dollar-for-dollar matching opportunity.

How To Win
There are 5 ways to score points and win thousands for your school. Work together with teachers at your school to raise classroom funds, and the school with the most points wins!

How do I get started?
All you have to do to get started is create a cause. Not signed up? Let’s fix that.

How do I earn points?

for every
dollar invested
for every
Facebook share
for every
teacher referred
for every
cause created*
for every cause
that reaches its goal
The teacher that earns the most points at each winning school will also receive a $200 credit towards their next PledgeCents cause as a good job for their hard work!

* after cause raises at least $50.


Organization Points
KIPP Austin Obras (Austin, Texas) 68,820
Pine Valley Elementary (Wilmington, North Carolina) 40,014
Crockett High School (Austin, Texas) 27,018
Bache Martin Elementary School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 19,404
KIPP Connect Middle School (Houston, Texas) 11,324
Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School (Memphis, Tennessee) 9,226
Mastery Charter Schools Foundation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 7,785
Recipe for Success (Houston, Texas) 6,704
Parker Elementary (Houston, Texas) 6,675
KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary (Austin, Texas) 6,540
The Soulsville Charter School (Memphis, Tennessee) 5,566
Casey Elementary School (Austin, Texas) 4,999
Waterford Elementary School (Waterford, New Jersey) 4,774
Pershing Middle School (Houston, Texas) 3,964
KIPP 3D Academy (Houston, Texas) 3,730
AM Davis Elementary (Richmond, Virginia) 3,669
Liberty Middle School (Pratt, Kansas) 3,665
Onsted High School (Onsted, Michigan) 3,335
Life School Oak Cliff Elementary (Dallas, Texas) 3,165
Fairley High School (Memphis, Tennessee) 3,135
Charles Sumner Elementary School (Boston, Massachusetts) 3,101
Glengary Elementary School PTA (Commerce Charter Township, Michigan) 3,063
Boston Collegiate Charter School (Dorchester, Massachusetts) 3,019
KIPP Academy of Innovation (Los Angeles, California) 2,822
Denver North High School (Denver, Colorado) 2,635
Barret's Chapel School (Arlington, Tennessee) 2,520
Howard High School of Technology (Wilmington, Delaware) 2,429
Encore Academy (New Orleans, Louisiana) 2,276
Downtown Elementary Optional School (Memphis, Tennessee) 2,143
Franklin D. Roosevelt High School (Brooklyn, New York) 1,986
Spring Branch Education Foundation (Houston, Texas) 1,571
Laura W. Waring Elementary School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 1,538
High Tech High North County (HTH Foundation) (San Diego, California) 1,503
Jefferson Parkway Elementary School (Newnan, Georgia) 1,319
Harry Stone Montessori Academy (Dallas, Texas) 1,304
Lillian Fletcher Elementary (Homer, Michigan) 1,155
West Elementary School (Jefferson City, Missouri) 1,110
Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) 1,106
Boiling Springs Elementary (Boiling Springs, South Carolina) 1,100
Rosemont Elementary (Orlando, Florida) 881
W.T. Woodson High School (Fairfax, Virginia) 690
Andrew Cooke Magnet School (Waukegan, Illinois) 595
Madison Elementary School (Gardner, Kansas) 361
Greenwood Elementary School (Florence, South Carolina) 150
St. Mary of the Annunciation (Danvers, Massachusetts) 129
Pine Forest High School (Fayetteville, North Carolina) 125
Van R. Butler Elementary (Santa Rosa Beach, Florida) 40
Jaime D. Padron Elementary School (Austin, Texas) 40
Epiphany Prep Charter School (San Diego, California) 0
Thomas Edison Charter Academy (San Francisco, California) 0
Shreve Island Elementary (Shreveport, Louisiana) 0
Edmund A. Burns Elementary School ( North Charleston, South Carolina) 0
Liestman Elementary School (Houston, Texas) 0
Winchester Elementary School (Memphis, Tennessee) 0
Longfellow Elementary (Bakersfield, California) 0
Bruns Academy (Charlotte, North Carolina) 0
Rolling Meadows Elementary (San Antonio, Texas) 0

The Fine Print

How do I enter?
Sign In to your account, or Sign Up and Create your Cause to get started. Once you submit your cause, you will be asked to enter the competition. Click 'Accept' and start earning points!

Does my cause have to end before February 29, 2016?
No. Your cause can end after February 29th, but your cause will only earn your school points until the competition is over on February 29th.

If I have a cause up that has been active before this competition, does that cause earn points?
No. Only causes that are submitted on or after January 11, 2016 will earn points for your school.

When does my cause start earning points for my school?
You must raise at least $50 for your cause before it can start earning points for your school account. Once you have raised $50, your school will show up on the leaderboard with the correct amount of points.

When will we receive the funds we have won?
After you have been notified by our team that you have won, a check be sent to the school within 2 weeks.

How will I be notified if my school won?
Within a week after the competition is over, your principal (and every Cause Creator participating for your school) will receive an email to notify you that your school has won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.

Are there any restrictions on how we use the funds that we have won?
No. How you utilize the funds you have won from the competition is up to your administrator and your team.

Who receives the winnings? Me or my school?
Checks will be sent directly to the school along with a memo stating the competition and recognizing the participating teachers. It is up to the discretion of your team how the funds are utilized once received.

How do I refer teachers?
Visit the Referral Tab in your dashboard. Click on “Share With Teachers” and enter the names of teachers in your network that you would like to sign up. For every person you invite and signs up under a school account, you earn 50 points!

When my cause receives a matching opportunity, will the money invested by PledgeCents count towards my points?
Yes. Any additional dollars raised because of matching opportunities will be eligible to earn you points.

Any other fine print?
Yes. You can read all the exciting rules and regulations here.

If you have any more questions or would like clarification on any of the above, please do not hesitate to email us at info@pledgecents.com.