Hands-On Philanthropy - Step by Step
In order to provide students with the tools necessary to model successful philanthropists, we have developed a step-by-step approach for the Student Philanthropy process. These steps will roughly provide the sequence of event that need to take place for students to have a successful and fulfilling year.
Step 1 - Develop The Foundation Getting off to a good start!
Step 2 - Organizing Student Groups Developing student "boards"
Step 3 - Exploring Social Causes What are the needs of our community?
Step 4 - Non-Profit Agency Research Which organizations are addressing these needs?
Step 5 - Contacting Non-Profits Inviting organizations to officially apply for your grant
Step 6 - Examining Grant Applications How do you best review a grant application?
Step 7 - Presenting The Research How should students share their findings with the group?
Step 8 - Choosing Your Winner Methods for determining who should receive your grant
Step 9 - Notifying the Agencies Letting winners (and non-winners) know the results
Step 10 - Awards Ceremony Celebrating and presenting checks!
Step 11 - Follow Up Monitoring the investment and staying connected