Durham Giving Project is a course that exposes students to various issues in Durham and pushes them to think of different philanthropic methods for serving nonprofits in this city and beyond. The first half of this course will include units on the history of Durham, hurricane relief and food scarcity, and affordable housing. The second part of our class we will begin the grant preparation, including fundraising, and application review process. Grant applications will be received from local Durham non-profit organizations participating within the Duke-Durham neighborhood partnership. Our class will decide how to allocate the grant across the various applications received.