Decatur County Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

5830 - STUDENT FUNDRAISING

The following guidelines are to be followed for any activity that involves fundraising by students and from students.

In any fundraising activity involving students, the following conditions must be met:

 

A.

For any fundraiser by student groups or organizations that involves the sale to students of food items and/or beverages to be consumed on campus, the food and/or beverages items to be sold must comply with the current USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

     
 

B.

Any fundraiser by student groups or organizations that involves the sale to students of food items and/or beverages to be consumed on campus must be conducted only from thirty (30) minutes following the close of the last lunch period until thirty (30) minutes after the end of the school day.

     
 

C.

Minimal instructional time is to be used to plan, conduct, assess, or manage a fundraising activity unless such an activity is part of an approved course of study.

     
 

D.

In accordance with Board policy, each fundraising activity must be approved by the principal if occurring on Corporation premises and by the Superintendent if occurring off Corporation property. (See Form 5830 F1). In order to be approved, the group leader or advisor is to submit a proposal in advance of the event so that all fundraising efforts may be coordinated so as not to burden or be a nuisance to students, faculty, parents, or the community.

     
 

E.

The staff member in charge should establish procedures to ensure that all merchandise is stored, distributed, and accounted for properly.

All crowdfunding activities are subject to Policy 6605 and any administrative guidelines adopted by the Superintendent to implement Policy 6605.

Revised 4/12/17

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