JL - Fund Raising and Solicitation

File:  JL






            All fund‑raising activities conducted for the benefit of Buena Vista City School Division must provide an educational benefit to students and must not interfere with the instructional program. All fund‑raising activities conducted by school-sponsored organizations or clubs must be approved in advance by the principal.  Fund-raising refers to the raising of non-appropriated funds by students, parents, or others for the educational benefit of students and their schools.


            Students may participate in fund-raising activities provided such activities are approved in writing and carefully monitored and regulated by the school principal or a designee.  Elementary school students may not participate in door-to-door solicitation.  Students will not be excused from class to participate in fund-raising activities.  No grade will be affected by a student’s participation, or lack of participation, in a fund-raising activity.


            Each principal shall develop and maintain a list of all approved fund‑raising activities and report all activities to the superintendent pursuant to procedures issued by the superintendent.


            The superintendent shall furnish the School Board with an up-to-date listing of all fund raising activities being conducted by the school division.


Adopted:        06/24/02; 04/24/08





Legal Refs:           Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, sections 22.1-78, 22.1-79.


Cross Ref.:            KQ          Commercial, Promotional, and Corporate Sponsorships and Partnerships

                                JHCF      Students Wellness

                                KJ           Advertising in the Schools

                                KGA        Sales and Solicitations in Schools

                                KMA       Relations with Parent Organizations




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