Hamden Public Schools District Policies

3280 - Gifts and Donations

Gifts and Donations

The Board of Education may accept donations and gifts of personal property to be used for the educational benefit of students.

The Board of Education shall establish and maintain a fund for the handling of monetary gifts and donations.

The Superintendent of Schools shall determine the criteria to be met in acceptance of gifts and donations, and the procedure for examining and evaluating offers of gifts and donations to the school district.

All gifts and donations shall be accepted for the school district as a whole, and not for a particular school. At the discretion of the Superintendent of Schools, gifts and donations may be used in a particular school.

(cf. 3200 – School District Receipt of Money)

(cf. 3453 - School Activity Fund)

(cf. 3454 – Inactive School Activity Fund Accounts)

Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes

  • 7-194 Powers.
  • 10-9 Bequests for educational purposes.


Policy adopted: October 8, 2002

HAMDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS    Hamden, Connecticut