Closer to the Ground
Focus question: How does an investment in something we care about impact the future?
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.
This lesson will define philanthropy. It will focus on specific needs and how to request grants from various foundations.
This lesson will describe the contributions/sponsorship that businesses/corporations make for the common good.
This lesson will emphasize why a legacy of philanthropy is needed now and for future generations.
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.