The board believes gifts, grants, and bequests to the school district may be accepted when they will further the interests of the school district.  The board shall have sole authority to determine whether the gift furthers the interests of the school district.


Gifts, grants, and bequests shall be approved by the board.  Once it has been approved by the board, a board member or the superintendent may accept the gift on behalf of the School District of Columbus Foundation or the Columbus Public Schools.


Gifts, grants, and bequests once accepted on behalf of the school district shall become the property of the school district.  Gifts, grants, and bequests shall be administered in accordance with terms, if any, agreed to by the board.


Cross Reference:          403.4   Gifts to Employees

                                    509.1   Class or Student Group Gifts