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.
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To introduce students to the differences between businesses and nonprofit organizations and key terms used in each sector....
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
The students read and interpret and analyze various points of view. They discuss benefits of philanthropy, including justice, common good, fulfillment, and empowerment....
Explore the local community to identify nonprofit services available. They compare these to the services of business and government to understand the different sectors. They investigate motivations for nonprofits and individual giving.
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.
To gain active student involvement discussing an issue they find important.
Students view a film and explore facts and research about hunger. They brainstorm what they know and need to know (KWL). Then, they receive a challenge in the form of a letter to research and propose solutions to food insecurity related to food production.
Lack of awareness plays a role in perpetuating racism and prejudice. Learners identify ways they can advocate for tolerance, justice, and kindness.