The purpose of this lesson is to have students set a fund-raising goal and identify private sources of funds for a class service project.
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Unit: Raising Resources
To introduce students to fundraising and to guide them as they raise funds that will be used by the class for grantmaking to selected organizations
To bring members of the local and school community together to showcase what the students learned while taking the class. ...
To create student awareness about philanthropy in daily life throughout the world using a variety of topics and sources.
To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs.
Students collect donations, continue to motivate and inspire the other classes, and share information about the organization and how the money collected will be used. The students sort and count the money and chart the collections by classroom and by day or week. The teacher creates graphs from...
Students engage in a variety of activities that teach the value of budgeting and fundraising. They will investigate the concept of enlightened self-interest and how that correlates to good time and money management and civic engagement....
The students use clay to create functional forms for everyday use. They plan a fundraiser at which they sell their pottery. The money raised is donated to the soup kitchen they visited earlier in the unit....
For students to examine the role a selected philanthropic organization plays in a current event situation.
Students learn facts about the global threat of malaria and methods for fighting its spread. Students learn one way they can take action against malaria through fundraising to purchase insecticide-treated bed nets.