This lesson will emphasize why a legacy of philanthropy is needed now and for future generations.
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Unit: Closer to the Ground
Unit: Poetry of Giving (The)
To introduce students to the financial side of operating a nonprofit organization and to the financial reporting they are required to do for the IRS.
This lesson explores concepts related to money. They read a fun picture book about spending and learn about saving. Learners discover that individuals and organizations give special gifts of money called endowments to nonprofit organizations and foundations. In this way the work of the...
Learners will compare and contrast the contributions of the “community champion” nominees who have left a legacy that will benefit the common good and last beyond their own lives. The nominees will be in three categories of giving to examine: family, school and the local community. With the...
Students will describe the work of foundations and nonprofits, identify local foundations in the community, and explain why the people connected with these organizations can be considered local heroes.
This lesson gives learners background to recognize different types of foundations. Learners will gain knowledge of the historic basis of foundations in their communities, state and nation.
Unit: Money Smart Teens (9-12)
Students will create a personal spending plan, based on realistic projected monthly income and expenses. Students will also present the money the class collected to the charity of their choice.
Adapt this lesson, and all lessons in this unit, as needed for student level. ...