Unit Overview 

The lessons in this unit will focus on the role of foundations and how they help cultural subgroups within communities. It will also define philanthropy and increase the students' knowledge about how it allows individuals to contribute to their community locally by allowing the students to make some decisions about how they will raise money to be donated to a local organization.

Service Experience 
Request funds for a School Service Organization project Sunny Box for ill classmate
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Closer to the Ground
Lesson 4 of 4
Grades: 
3
4
5

This lesson will define how individual subcultures make philanthropic contributions. It will define acts of philanthropy as they relate to each subculture. This lesson will allow students to make a contribution through an Academic Service-Learning project to one of the subcultures as a philanthropic action.