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Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Students will distinguish the nonprofit sector from the for-profit sector.
Unit: Character Education: Fairness (Grade 8)
Learners read about and discuss Fair Trade and how it relates to justice, fairness, and equity.
Unit: Humans and Nature Flourishing Together
What does it mean to live philanthropically with our “treasure”? In what ways do we impact nature through purchasing decisions? Participants will develop their understanding of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. Through researching the ways companies engage in...
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To continue the study of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller’s influence on American culture.
To introduce students to a definition of social entrepreneurship and examples of social entrepreneurs in America.
Unit: Black History IS American History
We are made by history. In this activity, youth read the stories of philanthropic African Americans and influential related events that made America what it is today. Then they create a virtual Pop-Up Museum as an advocacy service project in which they tell stories of Black history and philanthropy.
Unit: Power to the People through Action
Participants cite philanthropic historical events on a timeline. They focus on events in which the nonprofit sector was used to make positive changes in society.
Unit: Food for Thought: Hunger around the World
Learners analyze the role of the four sectors of society in solving problems of hunger in the community.
Unit: Encouraging Community Engagement
Learners use economic thinking to determine how to allocate their scarce resources for community service.