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August Awareness: National Back to School Month


From tissue boxes and hand sanitizer to markers and notebook paper, every classroom needs resources to support their students and that’s where you can help. JA teaches students financial literacy, professional skills, and everything else they need to become independent adults in both in-school and after-school programs.

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Higher Education Funding & Grant Resources


Similar to the funders in my previous post on education , the organizations listed below focus their efforts on activities inside and outside of the classroom. Their priorities range from facilitating book donation drives to supporting arts education to funding playground construction and family literacy programs. . Areas served: US.


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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


The educational goals for the funders in this list include increasing postsecondary and higher learning opportunities, advancing innovation inside the classroom, engaging more students in the arts, and enhancing early childhood development, just to name a few. Education is one of the more popular issues that many foundations focus on.

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Weaving the Web Into Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Emily at Emily's World offers her thoughts about "Integrating Web Sites into Teaching." Starting way back in 1995-96 when the web was just starting to explode with content, I focused a lot on searching skills, information literacy skills, how to organize and retrieve your finds, etc. Kids get bored with plain text.

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Make Your Nonprofit Board Meetings Magical


Ideas include financial literacy training, fundraising discussions, or a presentation about a political or economic issue that affects your organization. These are among the most substantive elements of any good board agenda: Board development. Of course, a client or member’s first-person account of change is also a terrific educational tool.

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Working Wikily: Establishing A Giving or Gifting Culture in Wiki Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For the past two weeks, he has been teaching ??? " The course had no existing curriculum and it provided a real life laboratory for him to have the curriculum come out of the community interactions that were happening in the classroom. Another point about goals: Community Literacies esp. Community commitment.

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MCON13: Working with Millennials


In addition, Fifth Third Foundation decided to focus on financial literacy teaching kids in classrooms about money management. Fifth Third Foundation provides quarterly opportunities at work for staff to volunteer, often organized philanthropy efforts.

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