Learning to Give, Philanthropy education resources that teach giving and civic engagement


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Learning to Give

Free teaching resources that educate K-12 students as philanthropists who give time, talent, or treasure for the common good

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Stories and Inspiration

Read stories and quotes from teachers and students, and find motivation and ideas for service-learning projects.

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February Teaching Resources

Lessons and activity ideas for Black History Month, Presidents' Day, and Random Acts of Kindness Week

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Free Professional Development at Your Desktop

Free Professional Development at Your Desktop

Teaching strategies and research about voluntary action for the common good. Earn PD points and a certificate!

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Philanthropy Education Lessons

Explore our database of over 1,700 K-12 service-learning lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the standards of all 50 states, Bermuda, Canada, Australia, India, and the United Kingdom, and the international Philanthropy Standards.

Philanthropy Timeline

Philanthropy Timeline

Read about important events in the history of American philanthropy and explore this interactive timeline.

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Fisher Online Institute

Learn to inform and empower youth philanthropy through ten brief modules.

Moments of Service

View lessons organized by calendar events. Access ideas and lessons to maximize teachable "moments of service" each month.

Moments of Service

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Quotations

A searchable collection of over 1,200 quotations. Find inspiring words of wisdom organized by philanthropy themes.

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"This is my favorite lesson. It is an excellent opportunity to talk about and discuss how the students in your classroom are heroes."

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Michigan, Educator