About Kindness for Kids
The Kindness for Kids Foundation mission is to inspire the development of kindness within the hearts of children. In doing so, we believe these children will be less likely to bully and ultimately grow to be kinder adults.
The Kindness for Kids Foundation, initiated by the founders of Inspire Kindness, Mac Anderson and Dan Green, is a public charity that can solicit tax-deductible donations from the community, corporations, faith-based groups and the government. Inspire Kindness will also donate a portion of revenue from its sales and other items to support the work of the Foundation.
To create more kindness in the world, the Kindness for Kids Foundation will help fund programs that teach students the power of kindness. These programs will include certified curriculum, exercises and events that are fun, engaging and impactful.
While children learn math, reading & science through a traditional curriculum, social emotional learning has yet to be incorporated into the mainstream for most public and private schools. Studies show that children who learn kindness, empathy and sharing are not only more self-aware and happier, they are also better learners and consequently, their grades improve
The Foundation is partnering with The Kindness Rocks Project to provide a Social Emotional Curriculum Learning Module for grades K-5. This module was created by an educational curriculum specialist and contains valuable social-emotional teaching components:
- Group activity suggestions
- Links to classroom video content
- Relevant vocabulary
- Children’s literature
- Narrative discussion topics
- Family extension kindness handouts
- The curriculum is accompanied by a 30-minute video created by Megan Murphy, the founder of the Kindness Rocks Project, that introduces the program, along with school posters, kindness card packs and rock painting kits. The entire package is available to teachers or educators for $500.
This program is also suitable for summer camps, vacation bible schools, Sunday schools, home-school groups, after-school programs and more.
The Kindness for kids Foundation will have an online portal for educators, camp counselors, faith-based groups, etc. to apply for a grant through a short application to fund the purchase of The Kindness Rocks Curriculum.
Grant recipients will be asked to report on the numbers of children served, how the curriculum and activities were incorporated into the classroom, and brief results/impact questions. Data will be tracked and analyzed to help further the “kindness movement” around the globe. Grant applications are coming soon!
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Sign up here for the latest news and information to apply for an educational grant. The first curriculum modules will be distributed in fall 2019.
Our Board of Directors
A Board of Directors has been established with business and community leaders to provide oversight and direction for the Foundation.
Meet our Board: