INSPIRE3 Service-Learning Philanthropy Initiative
Formly known as generationOn Indiana, INSPIRE3 provides resources to Educate, Engage, and Empower students, classrooms, schools, and communities as they seek opportunities for service-learning and philanthropy.
A grant-funded program facilitated by IASP and IMLEA, INSPIRE3 provides Indiana educators with free professional development and financial support in the form of mini-grants for service-learning projects. Connect with us to join our datatbase to find out more about the program or request updated information.
Learning to Give Resources
Guest Blog Author: Joan Belschwender, Director, INSPIRE3 program (Formerly GenerationON Indiana) Through the Service-Learning process (IPARDE- Investigation, Preparation, Action, Reflection, Demonstration, Evaluation) students have the opportunity to acquire, practice, and hone critical social-emotional skills. Skills practiced in context are more likely to be sustained. Social Emotional Skills acquired and/or practiced through service-learning have the following […]
Helping the community during schools breaks was the inspiration for these South Newton students.
Make a Lighter Load by working together for service.
Students at Monroe Central Jr. Sr. High School, Parker City, participated in a project using the LTG lesson Be the Change: Life Skills Lesson 3, Money Management. Utilizing $250 from an INSPIRE3 mini grant, students determined an item (bake sale/bracelets, craft, etc.) to sell at a local event of their choice. All proceeds were donated […]
As we spring forward into Daylight Savings Time, the weather transitions to spring, and spring and summer breaks loom in the near future, educators begin seeking strategies to engage their students in their content. Service-learning educates, engages, and empowers students to Be the Change!