The purpose of this policy is to establish responsibilities and procedures regarding the solicitation and acceptance of gifts to Isothermal Community College, and the coordination of the receipt of gifts and fundraising with the nonprofit Alumni Association, and other nonprofit Foundations that solicit gifts on behalf of the College.
The following provisions will govern all solicitations and acceptance of gifts on behalf of the College.
As the Chief Administration Officer of the College, it is the responsibility of the President to approve and conduct activities for the purpose of soliciting and accepting gifts for the College. Faculty and staff are encouraged to solicit on behalf of the College; however, to avoid duplication and ensure a broad range of support, all efforts should be coordinated through the President prior to making contact with the prospective donor(s). All solicitations must be approved by the President to avoid multiple solicitations being sent to an individual during the same time period.
Solicitations of gifts which may require a commitment of College resources must be approved by the President.
The following provisions will govern the acceptance of gifts by the College:
Adequate reports of all gifts shall be maintained as indicated.
Isothermal Community College recognizes the vital importance if external funds for the College. Faculty and staff members who wish to apply for federal, state or private grants are encouraged to do so, but must coordinate their plans through the Director of Grant Writing and must receive approval from the President.
A copy of all grants submitted by the College will be filed in the office of the Director of Grant Writing. Grants funds received must be expended according to grant terms as set forth by federal, state and/or private sources. All grant awards must be reported by the President to the Board of Trustees.
Policy Number: 201-03-01BP
Reference: Combined Policy History: Federal and Other Grants - April 1965; May 1984; November 1986; November 1987; November 1989; August 2005
Adopted: April 1965
Amended: May 1984; November 1986; November 1987; November 1989; July 1993; August 2005; May 24, 2011; September 30, 2014