Support Learning to Give

Support Learning to Give

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Support Learning to Give

Make a tax-deductible gift that impacts students' civic and giving intelligence! Your gift helps educators teach K-12 students how and why to be responsible and generous citizens who give time, talent, and treasure to address issues they care about.

Become a Learning to Give sponsor.

Founded in 1997, Learning to Give is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.


Learning to Give is grateful to our generous sponsors and supporters at all levels. We are passionate about collaborating with educators to prepare young citizens by teaching philanthropy and kindness in the classroom. With their support, we are helping the next generation learn the attitudes and habits of service and civic participation for change.


  • Kellogg Foundation
  • Lilly Endowment

Star Sponsors

  • Haworth Corporation 

Social Innovators

  • McGregor Fund
  • The Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation
  • The Max M. and Marjorie Fisher Family Foundation
  • Indiana Association of School Principals

Friends of Learning to Give

  • Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan
  • Jennifer Kulczycki and the Kresge Foundation
  • Stephen H. Clink Philanthropic Fund of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County
  • F. Martin and Dorothy A. Johnson Family Fund
  • Dwight Burlingame
  • Angela and Doug Seaworth
  • Annie Hernandez
  • Mike Goorhouse
  • Blackbaud Corporate Philanthropy
  • Matthew Telfer
  • Randall Reed
  • Jeffrey Kazmierczak
  • Martin Dodge
  • Cynthia Gray
  • The Community Foundation of Greater Flint and the Countywide Youth Advisory Committee 
  • Michigan Commnity Foundation's Youth Project (MCFYP)
  • Anonymous donors

Foundations and corporations interested in supporting the work of Learning to Give can contribute to our mission of equipping teachers so all youth are knowledgeable and empowered for lifelong engagement in philanthropy as givers of time, talent, and treasure for the common good. We invite you to contact us for more information about opportunities, benefits, and our network.


Photo credit: Merrimack College - School of Education by Merrimack College is licenced under CC BY 2.0

Learning to Give staff is dedicated to maintaining carefully constructed teaching resources that guide teachers and students to learn the traits of generosity, service, civic action, and revolutionary change.

Our partners are some of our greatest resources. As you learn about issues, seek connections with community organizations, look for service opportunities, or want to plan a project, our partner organizations can help you in your work.