W05-Philanthropy

Philanthropy

Required:

  • Coursepack: Muth, Philanthropy for Dummies
  • Webpage: British Museum, History
  • Webpage: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volunteer
  • Webpage: Mint Museum of Toys
  • Webpage: Action for Children’s Arts, A Manifesto
  • Webpage: Exploring the Arts, the Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Foundation, Our Story
  • Song: Natalie Merchant, Wonder
  • Webpage: Concert for Bangladesh

Recommended:

  • Coursepack: Gary, You the Philanthropist
  • Webpage: British Museum, Support Us
  • Webpage: Support the Louvre
  • Webpage: Mint Museum of Toys, Volunteer
  • Webpage: Look to the Stars, the World of Charity Giving
  • Webpage: Live Aid

Key Concepts:

  • precisely how you use your time
  • time drains
  • giving-back opportunities
  • maxing out your minutes
  • 10 minutes or less
  • gap between commitments
  • weekend and weeknight warrior
  • unwind
  • de-stress
  • shared values
  • technical skills
  • skill inventory
  • corporate skills
  • trade-related skills
  • handy-based skills
  • job related skills
  • marketable skills
  • rank each skill
  • abilities
  • motives
  • time availability
  • limitations
  • charity’s mission
  • charity’s field of interest
  • clarity of purpose
  • mission
  • results
  • superhero
  • ego
  • attentive listener
  • humility
  • respect
  • patience
  • trust
  • confidence
  • positive
  • upbeat
  • high-energy
  • create impact / deliver results
  • galvanize the troops
  • museum
  • preserve cultural heritage
  • boutique museum
  • sliver of time
  • geography
  • theme
  • universities
  • creative class
  • actor
  • musician
  • dancer
  • intellectual property
  • photograph
  • song composition
  • music festival
  • consumer-philanthropist
  • awareness campaigns
  • advocacy groups
  • joy of giving
  • results oriented
  • sharing is the right thing to do
  • connections between communities
  • giving makes you feel good
  • empowering yourself to make change
  • building friendship and family
  • practice your ‘pitch’
  • strengthening your community
  • taking on the biggest challenges
  • building bridges between cultures
  • improve the planet for the next generation
  • unleashing inspiration
  • creativity
  • innovation
  • creating goodwill among nations
  • world more internationally connected
  • seek changes in the world
  • want the world to stay the same / preservation
  • building your basic storyline
  • sharing your story
  • power of social media
  • write articles
  • write a book
  • make a film
  • engage in gorilla marketing
  • hire professional publicists
  • throw a fundraiser
  • vetting your story with family and friends

Study Questions:

  • forthcoming