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Ongoing Fundraisers | Fundraising for MMCI | FAQs About Fundraising

Ongoing Fundraisers
There are many FREE and EASY WAYS in which everyone can help support students at Carroll Creek Montessori.

You may support us through your shopping while earning all of your current bonuses such as gas rewards, etc. 

Please see below for complete details on all the programs we are participating in at this time.

Amazon - Shop Now!

- Amazon

Earn cash for Monocacy Montessori Communities when you shop on Amazon.

Giant A+ School Rewards - Giant

Register your Giant Rewards bonus card number and earn cash for your school from your grocery shopping (program runs from October through March). School Code 18176


For Small Hands - For Small Hands

Help us earn free materials for school. CCM's school code is 337065
Office Depot/Max - Office Depot

Gives 5% Back To Our School. Give your school name or School Id# 70228190 at checkout.

Giant Eagle Apples for the Students

- Giant Eagle’s “Apples for the Students” Rewards Program

Register your Giant Eagle Advantage Card® number and earn cash for your school from your grocery shopping (program runs from October through March). School Code 5792

- Safeway
Register your Safeway shoppers card with “Just 4 U” for bonus Box Tops and coupons and promotions.

We collect Box Tops and Tyson's Chicken A+ labels. Simply send them in with your child to feed them to our mascot Paz, the dolphin located in the front office. Have your child ask grandparents, friends, neighbors and coworkers to collect them too!

Box Tops for Education

- Box Tops for Education

Carroll Creek Montessori earns cash with Box Tops. Look for the pink coupon Box Top (worth 5¢ each). Register at the link above to earn bonus Box Tops and to access many printable valuable coupons!

For a complete list of current participating products, please click on the link above.

Labels for Education

- Labels for Education

The Labels for Education program is coming to a close. Only UPCs with the Labels for Education logo will be accepted and redeemed for points. The deadline to submit your UPCs is December 22, 2017.

Project A Plus - Tyson Project A+

In your grocer's freezer section, look for Tyson Products that display the Tyson Project A+™ logo. Each label is worth 24¢ cash!

Fundraising for Monocacy Montessori Communities, Inc. (MMCI)
You are Part of the MMCI Community!

  • All of the CCMPCS community—parents, staff, founders whose children are not yet school age—are members.
  • MMCI is a nonprofit membership corporation that holds the charter (or contract) with the Frederick County Board of Education. 
  • MMCI runs and funds all of the before and after programs that serve our school community.
  • MMCI handles and leases our current building. 

You may donate directly to MMCI at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Fundraising
What is money raised through fundraising events used for?
Money raised through fundraisers goes into the Student Activity Fund (SAF). This is a different account than the operating budget provided by FCPS. Student Activity Funds have two basic purposes, to promote the general welfare, education, and morale of all students and to finance the recognized extracurricular activities of the student body. This can include things like books, materials for projects, offsetting costs of field trips, playground safety, playground materials, site licenses for electronic resources, technological resources for children, some Montessori materials, in house assemblies, snacks for MSA's. It cannot be spent on teachers' stipends, community events, infrastructure or repair, some kinds of materials of instruction, or anything that does not directly benefit welfare, education, or morale.

Who decides how fundraising money is spent?
The principal, in collaboration with the Governing Council and teachers, determines how the SAF money is to be spent. These determinations will always be made with the guiding principles of serving the students' welfare, education, and morale.