The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate to the learners that everyone has a responsibility to be good stewards of the land. They will gain a deeper understanding of volunteering and the opportunity cost involved....
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Unit: Where's The Sand?
Unit: Women in Philanthropy
The purpose of this lesson is to show that philanthropy is a diverse American tradition. Students will focus on the philanthropy of Madam C. J. Walker, successful African American business woman, who supported many causes with the profits of her business. They consider how they themselves...
To bring awareness to the importance of partnerships between nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies and how they can work together.
The purpose of this lesson is to develop an appreciation for the importance of follow-up letters.
To introduce students to the grantmaking process (through a Harvard Business School case study) using all of the concepts learned in class this semester....
Unit: Living In a Community
Students learn that the community has four sectors: business, government, nonprofit and family. The students take a walk through a central business district in their local community and identify which sector funds or is represented by different buildings, business, parks and so on.
Unit: Save a Drop For Me
Learners will become familiar with business, governmental, nonprofit and/or individual efforts to keep our water supply clean and promote the common good. Through art they will illustrate techniques for water conservation that everyone can use.
The students will write a business letter to the service professional organization they have chosen requesting information about the organization and its cause. This information will be the foundation for the research paper each student will write.
Students read and analyze different leadership types and then create a visual presentation about a "servant leader" who puts the needs of those served first. They may explore the rich Our State of Generosity website to read about...