#65 Teaching Kids How to Give

February 24, 2021

Nearly a year into the pandemic, the definition of ‘giving’ has been expanding and the idea of philanthropy at multiple levels is more salient than ever. As we think about developing a culture of giving, it is important to start at the beginning and look at how we learn about charitable giving as kids. Host Justin Milner speaks with Shena Ashley, the vice president of Urban's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, Alison Body, a lecturer in philanthropic studies at the University of Kent, and Amy Neugebauer, executive director and founder of The Giving Square, to discuss how children develop their philanthropic identity.

Related links:
#57 Why Charitable Giving and Philanthropy Matter Today
The Giving Square
The Importance of Teaching Philanthropy: Educating Children for social Good," Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching, November 2020
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