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.
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Students will play a matching game on teams to expose them to or reinforce their familiarity with many of the terms associated with philanthropy.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty
Unit: Philanthropy is "Phun"
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....
Unit: Community Connections
Unit: Helping Children Learn
Through teaming with younger children, learners will determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in context and use encouragement to help others learn to read. They will determine how their acts are a form of community capital as they build trust with their younger learners.
Unit: Each One, Teach One
To recognize the importance of engaging in activities to address literacy in their school and community as demonstrated by interpreting and analyzing their reading. They will understand the role of acting as a philanthropist in their school community.
Instructor Notes: ...
This lesson will define and give examples of terms related to philanthropy and the common good. Learners will examine events that led to the development of philanthropic organizations prior to 1763.
The students will identify positive attributes of their community and create a collaborative book about nonprofit organizations and philanthropists in their community. The book will be shared with the chamber of commerce, as a guide for ways to get involved and to increase awareness of the...