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
This energizer activity provides a fast and fun way to learn about the word philanthropy and its meaning.
"My friends are much more likely to get involved if word gets out that what we are doing is fun. We need to get that message out. We need to be the messengers."
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: Philanthropy is "Phun"
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.