Brighton Area Schools
Administrative Guidelines


Gifts or donations presented to the District must be accompanied by a letter from the donor for official action and recognition by the Board of Education.

To be acceptable, a gift or donation must have a purpose consistent with those of the District, be offered by a donor acceptable to the Board, and become District property.

In addition, a gift or donation must not:

 A.begin a program which the Board would be unwilling to take over when gift and grant funds are exhausted;

 B.bring undesirable or hidden costs to the District; restrictions on the District; inappropriate or harmful to the educational program of the District or to students;

 E.imply endorsement of any business or product; in conflict with any provision of the General School Laws or public laws.

A letter of appreciation, signed by the President of the Board or the Superintendent shall be sent to the donor, including the estimated value of the gift.