Complete Pre-K to 5th Grade

In-School Curriculum

The Giver Program effectively engages more than 10,000 elementary school-age students yearly through its in-school, afterschool and summer locations and is available for every state.

The Giver Program is an evidence-based social and emotional learning curriculum involving coordinated class, schoolwide, family and community participation that develops key SEL competencies: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making.

Your students earn real money from Charity for Change for charities your students research and select by completing standards-based curriculum ativities. The Giver Program mascots motivate your students, celebrating each success with personalized greetings and celebrations.

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The scientifically-proven elements of the Giver Program bring SEL, STEAM and service learning to life with comprehensive approaches that include animated math games, word puzzles, role-play puppet shows, visits from charities, project-based learning volunteer activities, kinesthetic activities, parent/family engagement, lesson plans, incentive prizes, and engaging, interactive mascots. The components engage students in real world learning experiences while incorporating learning styles: kinesthetic, visual, auditory and tactile.

This whole-child approach instills a growth mindset developing a foundation for higher academic achievement and increased pro-social behaviors, reinforcing future employability skills, enhancing students' ability to succeed in school, future careers and life.

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  • Improved character and citizenship skills
  • Increased character trait knowledge and comprehension
  • Reduced behavioral referrals
  • Improved math skills
  • Increased exhibition of charitable habits
  • Increased school and community involvement


  • Models constructive behavior
  • Equitably engages all students
  • Motivates students to take action for the benefit of others
  • Personalization increases student engagement
  • Supports positive school culture
  • Creates cooperative learning enviornment
  • Develops self-efficacy and resilience
  • Develops empathy and compassion
  • Students have FUN



  • Curriculum for all grade levels for one school
  • Mascots who engage your students by school name
  • Animated math games aligned with Common Core and personalized to your school
  • Character trait puzzles
  • Readers theater puppet scripts
  • Parent/family engagement activities
  • Kinesthetic activities
  • Lesson plans
  • Pre- and post-program tests



  • Incentive prizes for weekly participation
  • Incentive prizes for session winners
  • Character trait certificates
  • Scheduled charity visits
  • Program guide
  • FREE training and ongoing support
  • FREE shipping



  • Finger puppet coloring project
  • Coloring page bank project



  • Working together to research charities
  • Voting on the selection of their charities
  • Earning real dollars for the charities they select
  • Completing curricuum activities relevant to their community
  • Participating in visits from charities they are helping
  • Working together on volunteer projects
  • Receiving a personalized thank-you letter from the charities

The Giver Program is a supplemental curriculum created by experts to support academic achievement through its math curriculum, while the charity and character components build self-efficacy, empathy and citizenship skills.

Efficacy proven by a third-party study:  improved academic achievement, character and citizenship skills.

The Giver Program provides teachers with the tools they need to help students become global citizens – creating connections among students, parents, charities and the community. 

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Charity for Change is a non-profit dedicated to providing affordable educational tools through the Giver Program since 2008.

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