Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Graduate Courses

SOWK 714: Philanthropy, Public Policy, and Community Change

Credit Hours



This course examines the role that grant-making foundations and individuals have played in supporting activities designed to reform and enhance public policies, and the significance of that work on local communities. Patterns of giving, policy intervention strategies, and structural issues, as well as programmatic opportunities will be covered.

SOWK 714: Philanthropy, Public Policy and Community Change Sample Syllabus