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Supporting Indiana educators, administrators and youth development professional with philanthropy education, service and service-learning resources from generationOn and Learning to Give.



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National generationOn Learning to Give
Make Your Mark on Hunger Campaign
March 15-April 30

Fight hunger through volunteer service.
Sign up to take action
Check out ideas
Share your story for a chance to win grants
LTG Featured Lessons

March Theme
Homelessness and Poverty 

Homeless and Poverty
Hunger, homelessness and poverty are growing challenges in the United States and around the world. generationOn is challenging kids and teens across
the country to make their mark on hunger from
March 15 to April 30!

Go to

 Check out projects, fact sheets, children’s books about
, and LTG lessons on homelessness

April Theme –  Environment  

Global Youth Service Day – April 22 – is the largest service event in the world! From April 21 to 23, kids and teens around the world will come together to complete community service, engage in service learning and uplift youth voice to create solutions for real-world problems.

Environmental Service Project Ideas on
Kids and Teens Tab

Check out this list of top children’s books about the environment



March Moments of Service

Reading Month – Literacy Service-Learning Toolkit
Women’s History Month
World Water Day
In Indiana Disability Awareness Month

April Moments of Service

National Volunteer Week:  A time to celebrate people doing extraordinary things through service

Earth Day – April 22 – Educate youth about the issues our planet faces
View Earth Day Lessons here

Global Youth Service Day
Environmental lessons

Environmental Service-Learning Toolkit

Water Quality, Community Action, and the Flint Crisis Toolkit


LTG Issue Area Page –  Get ideas for planning service and learning around 14 different issue areas! Lesson plans, community resources, and project ideas.

LTG Online Mini-Courses –  Free online training about philanthropy education and service-learning.  New – “Introduction to LTG” mini-course.




Spotlight on Service-Learning Articles – Written by Beth Smith, genOn IN Consultant, published in the monthly IASP Indianagram



Sensational Service-Learning


Science, Standards, and Service


Service-Learning “Bears” Benefits 



Banner Service-Learning Efforts in Southern Hancock Schools

Mentoring, Motivating, and Making a Difference  Marching into Spring with
Boston Middle Schools Showers
their Community with Service-Learning 



Introduction to generationOn IN-generationOn-LTG

Introduction Webinar to Learning to Give and generationOn

This 20 minute webinar is co-presented by LTG and generationOn and introduces both organizations and how to use their online resources.

generationOn Service Stories –  Get inspired by Service and Service-Learning Stories submitted by members of the generationOn network.  You can filter by issue area, city or state, or browse them all.

School Information Form Fill in this online form to receive more information

Examples of Indiana School Service-Learning Experiences

Contact:  Joan Belschwender

Director, generationOn Indiana


Phone:  317-891-9900 x 201

Office in IASP Building,


Register yourself on generationOn

to receive monthly updates;

be eligible for our genOn IN mini-grants ;

access all resources on the genOn Website

Register your School as a generationOn School

to use the online Schools Service-Learning

Tracker; be eligible for free service-learning

PD at your school;

access teaching resources and support needed

to engage your students in academically

rigorous service-learning experiences and

to build a culture of service in your

school and community.



Service Learning and the Common Core

PBL and Service-Learning

STEM and Service-Learning

generationOn Website

Learning to Give Website

Points of Entry into generationOn and Learning to Give

Register on generationOn

to receive monthly

e-  newsletters

and updates for Educators/Administrators.

No cost

generationOn overview

Becoming a generationOn School

generationOn Service Clubs MS/HS

generationOn Kids Care Clubs Elementary

generationOn Educator – Lessons and More

Why Service-Learning?

IPARDE-the six steps to Service_Learning

Professional Development on Service-Learning and Philanthropy Education

Register a generationOn Service Club for middle and high school age to receive the Clubs monthly e-newsletters and updates. – No cost

Register agenerationOn Kids Care Club for elementary age to receive the KCC monthly e-newsletters and updates. –No cost 

Mini-Grant Information

Sample Mini-Grant Application

Live Link to online application is provided to registered educators

Service project ideas by Issue on Teens tab


Sign up  LTG e-newsletters.

No cost



Sign up  LTG e-newsletters. – No cost

More Information

generationOn Schools Registration

generationOn Schools Directory

Service-Learning Tracker

Introduction to generationOn Power Point

Free LTG Newsletter Sign UP

 Suggested Resources

LTG – Environmental Stewardship lessons

Animal Welfare lessons

Character Education Lessons – Grades 6-8

Literature Guides for Elementary Picture Books and Teen Novels

TG Lessons Fundraising Collections

LTG Lesson Plans Related to Collecting Treasure for Community Needs

TG-Themed Units-Featured lessons and resources

LTG-What is Philanthropy Education?

LTG-Featured Lesson Plans

Anti-bullying Curriculum

MLK Day Resources

Helping Young People Process Tragedies

Projects of the Month

LTG – Character Education Units – Grade6-8

LTG Lesson Plans related to Collecting Treasure for Community Needs

 LTG – Anti-Bullying Lessons K-12

LTG – Why philanthropy Education in K-12 Classrooms

LTG – Monthly Moments of Service Calendar


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