Students will describe how local nonprofits help the community.
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Purpose: To share with students how a successful local nonprofit was formed and how laws have been changed as a result of its advocacy work. In the case of Road Safe America, the nonprofit's advocacy work affected laws dealing with the trucking industry.
To help students understand the legal aspects of a 501(c)(3) organization and how they differ from other organizations.
To introduce students to the differences between businesses and nonprofit organizations and key terms used in each sector....
The learners explore characteristics of "For-Profit" and "Not-for-Profit" businesses and organizations. They identify the role of volunteerism and research the incentives often used to attract volunteers. They will use this information to promote...
Youth research and report back to the group about the nonprofit organizations that are serving their community and the many facets of community life that nonprofits are involved in.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
To bring awareness to the importance of partnerships between nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies and how they can work together.
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....