John Glenn School Corporation
Administrative Guidelines
 

9700 - FUNDRAISING BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

Charitable organizations are defined as any benevolent, philanthropic, patriotic, not-for-profit or eleemosynary group, association, corporation, or organization proposed to be such, which solicits and collects funds for charitable purposes.

The following criteria will be used in order to ensure equitable consideration of all requests by charitable organizations or groups to solicit funds on School Corporation premises. In this context, fundraising shall also include solicitation of clothing, foodstuffs, or other products.

 A.The purpose of the fundraising is to help alleviate an economic, health, cultural, educational, or social need in the school community area.

 B.The organization collects in the Corporation are spent within the community, communities served by the Corporation, and boundaries of the Corporation.

 C.The organization and/or the disbursement of funds are managed by residents of the Corporation.

 D.The funds are not used for religious or political purposes.

 E.The organization has a definite plan for the collection and distribution of funds.

The principal shall develop a procedure which each approved organization is to follow to solicit and collect funds within the building or on the premises. The procedure is to ensure that:

 A.students in grades K-8 are not involved in the solicitation and collection of funds;

 B.there is no disruption of the school program.

Each requesting organization shall complete an application form provided by the Corporation which shall include:

 A.the names and addresses of the organization and the persons involved;

 B.the dates and times of solicitation;

 C.where solicitation will take place;

 D.proof that the organization is charitable;

These guidelines shall apply to all fundraising activities other than approved student fundraising activities and those approved for Corporation-related organizations.

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

Revised 2/21/17

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