Using Guidestar as a source, young people identify three nonprofits and their mission statements. ...
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Unit: Nonprofits are Necessary (6-8)
The purpose of this lesson is to have students name and recognize nonprofit organizations within the local community.
Students will describe how local nonprofits help the community.
Unit: Nonprofits in Our World and Community (3-5)
Students will investigate key local and national nonprofit organizations by researching their histories, services, and target populations.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To help students understand that not all organizations spend their philanthropic dollars wisely and to teach them effective ways to assess the different approaches. ...
To help students assess the effectiveness of charitable organizations and decide on their own financial contributions.
Unit: Philanthropy and Children Who Are Homeless
The purpose of the lesson is to create an awareness of local agencies that provide services for needy people, teens, and families in the community. Students will also learn the motivations for giving and see how help is provided to the community through the four sectors of the economy. Students...
Unit: Surviving the Depression
Participants discuss and analyze the solutions implemented by President Roosevelt during the Great Depression. The role that philanthropy played in helping to end the Great Depression will be central to the discussion.
Unit: Foundations: Unit Two of Establishing a Student-Run Foundation
Students research what nonprofit organizations are in their regional community and study their purpose and what is in their annual reports. They clarify the differences between a nonprofit and for-profit organization.
Unit: Personal Giving Mission Statement
Learners look at nonprofit mission statements and then create a personal mission statement related to the impact they want to make as responsible, engaged citizens.
Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good?