Our partners are some of our greatest resources. As you learn about issues, seek connections with community organizations, look for service opportunities, or want to plan a project, our partner organizations can help you magnify your impact.
The Crayon Collection mission is to inspire a commitment to environmental consciousness and the infusion of art education in underfunded schools. View the TeachOne for Back to School Creative Community unit created in partnership with Crayon Collection.
Design for Change USA
A global movement of students addressing the Global Goals using the power of Design Thinking. They follow a simple framework: Feel Imagine Do Share. Visit Design for Change - USA for more information.
Discovery Education Experience provides engaging high-quality content, grab-and-go digital lessons, creative collaboration tools, and practical professional learning resources to give educators everything they need to engage all learners and create a lasting educational impact in any learning environment. Learning to Give has many featured lessons on the Discovery Education site, connecting STEM concepts to service and generosity.
INSPIRE3 – INdiana Service-Learning Philanthropy Initiative provides resources to Educate, Engage, and Empower students, classrooms, schools, and communities in Indiana as they seek opportunities for service-learning and philanthropy. A grant-funded program facilitated by the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) and the Indiana Middle Level Education Association (IMLEA), INSPIRE3 provides Indiana educators with free resources, professional development, and financial support in the form of mini-grants for service-learning projects. For more information contact Joan Belschwender, firstname.lastname@example.org, INSPIRE3 program director.
To power others to have maximum impact on the things they care about most. Through celebration, we inspire action. Jefferson Awards programs and partnerships drive Americans to change their communities and the world. Multiplying Good, formerly known as the Jefferson Awards Foundation, was founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Senator Robert Taft Jr., and Sam Beard.
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy increases the understanding of philanthropy and improves its practice worldwide through critical inquiry, interdisciplinary research, teaching, training, and civic engagement.
Magnify Learning is a teacher driven non-profit organization offering open workshops in summer, onsite workshops, and customized Project Based Learning trainings with an emphasis on sustainability and authenticity based in Indiana. Learning to Give worked closely with Magnify Learning to identify PBL-related resources.
In partnership with the McGregor Fund, Learning to Give offers the Urban Philanthropy Education Resource with philanthropy education and service-learning tools and lessons for the urban teacher. To honor the legacy of C. David Campbell, the McGregor Fund supports one Teacher in Residence each summer to help Learning to Give serve Detroit and other urban school districts and involve more students in philanthropy and service. The Teachers in Residence create and add tools and lessons to the Urban Philanthropy Education Resource each summer. If you are a teacher in the Detroit area, apply to serve as next summer's Teacher in Residence.
Project Giving Kids
The Glenn Institute of the Westminster Schools
The Glenn Institute of the Westminster Schools (Atlanta) helps educate young people about the principles and practice of philanthropy, supports community service programs, and promotes the value of service learning as an important instructional methodology throughout the school’s curriculum. Learning to Give offers Westminster's featured summer course Philanthropy 101 which teaches effective giving and informed critical thinking about community service through readings, research, site visits, and meetings with local leaders. It connects students to their local community and, through community-based experiences, helps them become more aware of society’s growing needs and their own interests.
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy is an academic center that focuses on the practice and theory of philanthropy and the nonprofit sector in general. They support the ideal that nonprofit, government, and business leaders should value collaboration over competition. They are the current host of the Our State of Generosity Teaching Resources, which includes three lessons for middle school and three lessons for high school, plus several activities that center on project-based themes of leadership, careers, and philanthropy.
YouthGiving.org is a hub to inspire, connect, and inform youth grantmaking. YouthGiving.org provides one place to find out about different youth grantmaking program models, organizations, case studies, reports, and grants made by and for youth.
Indiana Philanthropy Alliance
Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA) offers guidance on effective youth philanthropy by providing consultation, resources, and learning opportunities for adults and youth. Learn more about Phil's Gift Box for families and classrooms to learn about philanthropy through games and discussion.
Learning to Give Bulgaria
In partnership with Learning to Give, the Bulgarian Donors Forum established in 2016 a sister website in Bulgaria. This group is introducing philanthropy education in pilot schools in year one through their website.
Dia de Doar (Brazil)
In Brazil, the organization Umbigo do Mundo published a resource, Dia de Doar, to teach youth to give. The organization began with participation in GivingTuesdsay for kids and grew to host a full website based around themes of generosity and community engagement. Many of the resources are translated (with permission) from the Learning to Give website.
The Beautiful Foundation (South Korea)
The Beautiful Foundation is a nonprofit organization led by the voluntary participation of citizens in sharing. It was established in August, 2000, with the purpose of spreading a mature philanthropic culture and supporting neighbors in community and public-benefit activities.