To introduce students to the grantmaking process (through a Harvard Business School case study) using all of the concepts learned in class this semester....
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Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to grantmaking and the work of community foundations. ...
To understand the workings of a large foundation that distributes major capital gifts and programmatic gifts like scholarships for higher education....
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
This lesson briefly explains the process a group goes through as they deliberate and decide upon which applicant organizations will receive grant awards....
To develop the course’s vehicle for grantmaking funds to be secured and accessed by students and to identify partners (inside the school and out) that will assist with the success of a Hands On Philanthropy course.
This lesson covers the groundwork for the creation of the...
Unit: Foundations: Unit Two of Establishing a Student-Run Foundation
Students learn about the different types of foundations and how they differ from other nonprofits. They collaborate to explore what needs their own foundation will address.
Students imagine they were given $500,000 to award to a nonprofit organization of their choice. They explore options and discuss how to determine which is a good issue and organization to donate their funds. ...
Unit: Advise and Consent
Now familiar with how a community foundation serves the community, the learners form a Youth Advisory Committee and use parliamentary procedure to conduct business.
Participants learn about different types of foundations and how they work toward improving the common good.
Unit: What Is a Youth Advisory Committee?
Together, the participants write a grant proposal to request funds to complete an identified service project.