Philanthropy—The Big Picture
This unit explores philanthropy in the private and public sectors (business, government, and foundations). Students gain awareness that their voluntary contributions are essential to the wellbeing of society. The lessons show how philanthropy is part of everyday life and involves interpersonal relationships.
This lesson will characterize how individuals in everyday life need trust. It will define philanthropy and explain how it works toward the common good within family, school, and neighborhood.
This lesson will emphasize how business and government define philanthropy within their organizations. This will explain the effects on citizens.
This lesson will emphasize the various kinds of nonprofits in specific geographic regions and examine why volunteers are needed in the community.
This lesson will emphasiz the important characteristcs under which a nonprofit organization operates. It will provide a hands-on opportunity for the formation of youth clubs, i.e., Reading Buddies within the walls of the school.