Guest Speaker Discusses Motives for Giving
To introduce students to a significant community donor and to learn about various motives for giving, a vision for philanthropy, and why and how young people should learn philanthropy.
- Recognize that there are various motives for giving
- Learn that motives such as gratitude, guilt, peer pressure, self-satisfaction, altruism or honoring the dead vary with each individual situation
- Understand that the best motive is that philanthropy is the right thing to do and that it makes sense
The guest speaker brings a PowerPoint Presentation on “Motives for Giving” that may include the motivations listed above (from their experience).
Students offer examples from their own perspective and from their family’s motives for philanthropy.