Make the Connection! Core Democratic Values and Philanthropy
Students trace the history of giving in America and connect examples to Core Democratic Values (settlers, patriots, Civil Rights Movement). They examine mission statements of current nonprofit organizations for examples of democratic values and relate democracy themes to philanthropy themes. It is through the activities of the nonprofit and volunteer sector that the fundamental beliefs of the Core Democratic Values are passed on from one generation to another.
The purpose of this lesson is to acquaint students with the Core Values of American Democracy or Core Democratic Values.
The purpose of this lesson is to give the students background information on how philanthropic organizations help to perpetuate the Core Democratic Values.
The purpose of this lesson is to have students examine the importance of the philanthropic sector in upholding fundamental values. Students will draw conclusions by examining what our society would be like if the philanthropic sector were suddenly gone.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students examine the local needs of their community and to put a plan of action into place to help address those needs.