Dan Pallotta, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong”

Grades: 
11, 12
Subjects: 

To learn about challenges that nonprofits face when fundraising for their organization and spending money on programs. 

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Duration 
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Objectives 

Students will:

  • Develop a better understanding of how nonprofits function
  • Hear a different perspective on nonprofit fundraising
  • Learn about the connections between the for-profit sector and the not-for-profit sector
Materials 

Dan Pollatta TED Talk, “The way we think about charity is dead wrong,” (March 2013) [https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong?language=en]

Instructions

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  1. Watch Dan Pallotta’s TED Talk and follow with class discussion.

Assessment 

Participation in class discussion.