Video Clip and Discussion Guide: When a foundation gives money to help a nonprofit carry out its mission or project, the funder and grantee are helping each other make a difference for something they both care about. A healthy funder-grantee relationship is a partnership. Both need the other to do good.
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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: Participants identify and begin to integrate the meaning of the word philanthropy and associated philanthropic acts. This activity assumes that the young people have had prior discussions about philanthropy. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions...
What needs have you heard about in your community? How can grantmaking serve those needs?
What persuasive techniques do you use to get people to donate their dollar to your cause? What persuades you to donate?
65 - 75 minutes
What do you want to know about an organization that you have made a grant to this year or in the past? How can you continue to ensure your grantmaking process is successful in the future?
Depends on group
By Mohamed Merzoug
This lesson briefly explains the process a group goes through as they deliberate and decide upon which applicant organizations will receive grant awards....