Youth Activity: This interactive activity helps young people understand philanthropy and the language used when describing philanthropic actions. The facilitator sets the tone for a “fun” experience with words....
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To introduce students to the differences between businesses and nonprofit organizations and key terms used in each sector....
Unit: Nonprofits and Careers
Learners will recognize different job opportunities available in the nonprofit sector and understand that these different jobs require specific interests, abilities and skills.
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.
Students will share information gained during the interview process and reflect on the information learned and its personal impact.
Unit: "I" on Philanthropy
Students will conduct a service-learning project as they interview members of the local non-profit community. After gathering information from the interviews, students will create a resource that lists information and details about each of the organizations.
Students will be introduced to philanthropy and the non-profit sector in their community. Discussion will center on the idea that personal identity can be shaped by involvement in philanthropy. Children's literature and popular music will be used in this lesson.