Opportunities in Philanthropy

Unit of 5 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

 How does a nonprofit organization address issues for the common good? 

 

Photo Credit:  Main Street, Oneonta, New York by Kent Kanouse is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

These five lessons are part of a unit on career opportunities in philanthropy. The unit enables students to examine public policy issues linked to core democratic values. It begins by researching the United Way and some of its member agencies.

Service Experience 
  Students plan and carry out a service or volunteering project to support the work of a local nonprofit organization.
Lessons in This Unit