Charitable Contributions

Students learn about charitable contributions.

Teaching Objectives:

  • Identify different types of charitable contributions. Describe examples of charitable giving in local communities and the state.
  •  Use cost/benefit analysis to analyze the impact of charitable giving on individuals and society.

Standard 14: The student will explain the costs and benefits of charitable giving.

Suggested Grade Level

7th – 12th Grade

Lesson Excerpt:

Charitable contributions are a big part of our society. Some people prefer to give money while others enjoy the opportunity to get personally involved. Others prefer to make contributions, such as clothing, computers, cars, and various types of goods and services. People give to organizations for many reasons, but the number one reason is because it makes them feel good to do it. Giving back to society is part of being a good citizen and should be part of a financial plan.



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  1. How much in money would be appropriate to donate to charity for a 10 year old.? This would come from gifts throughout the year as she gets no allowance.

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