Module 1: Philanthropy 101 AN INTRO TO PHILANTHROPY

Module 1 progress
  • Participants understand philanthropy as a "multiplicity"
  • Participants can describe how they benefit from and can engage in philanthropy
  • Participants can evaluate philanthropic tradition as an expression of society’s values and norms
Payton, Robert L. & Moody, Michael P. Understanding Philanthropy: Its Meaning and Mission. Indiana University Press, 2008. (Excerpts from introduction) Key facts on U.S. foundations and grantmaking trends can be found on Foundation Center’s website at: