Assessing Charitable Giving
To help students understand that not all organizations spend their philanthropic dollars wisely and to teach them effective ways to assess the different approaches.
- Learn about GuideStar and Charity Navigator, organizations that assess charities
- Learn which questions to ask when assessing organizations
- Learn about budgets for individual nonprofits including program expenses and salaries
GuideStar website [http://www.guidestar.org]
Charity Navigator website [http://www.charitynavigator.org]
Students will answer assessment questions about several nonprofits and attempt to select an effective recipient for their donations at the end of the course.