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ORL 4600 - Philanthropy Roles and Practices

This course critically reviews the history of the philanthropic sector in the United States and how this sector has influenced the development of American socio-political values and continues to influence discussions in the present day. This course critically assesses the impact philanthropy has made in socio-political movements within the U.S. and around the world such as women’s suffrage, racial segregation, LGBTQ advocacy, and world hunger and poverty. Topics covered will include, but are not limited to:
• History of philanthropy in the US
• Global philanthropy
• Legal and tax considerations
• Mission driven organizations
• Philanthropic influence in political discussions
• Differences nonprofit driven services for a community versus government/public providing those services
• The role of the leader in achieving excellence will be discussed.

warningNOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Leadership and Organizations to see the next time this course is offered.

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