Familiar Tools Feed Renewed Enthusiasm for JOY

The five-year milestone in the JOY program provided an opportunity for South Portland’s Mahoney Middle School Specialist, Jeff Kozaka, to review and align the philanthropy curriculum with other technology skills and goals being taught.  “I decided to upgrade the JOY … Continue reading

If Dreams Came True We Wouldn’t Need Grants

With tiaras on their heads and wands in hand, the volunteer Fairy Godmothers of the Dream Factory made a compelling case to the assembled JMG classes of South Portland High School and Memorial and Mahoney Middle Schools about why they … Continue reading

Young Philanthropists Learn Lifelong Lessons

According to JMG Specialist Susan Dubay, her Community High School students in Fort Kent embraced the role of youth philanthropists. After a thoughtful and thorough process to deepen their understanding of community organizations applying for funds, it was clear the … Continue reading