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KCD - Public Gifts/Donations to the School

Code: KCD



The Cape /Elizabeth School Board may accept, on behalf of the school unit and in accordance with state law, andan outright gift or any gift in trust for a purpose it deems consistent with the district's mission and of significant benefit to the educational program. All such gifts shall be accepted in the name of the school unit and become the property of the school unit, but may be designated for use in a particular school or department. The Superintendent will bring before the Board for acceptance or rejection any gift that is of a commercial value of $10,000 or more.


The Superintendent may accept, on behalf of the school unit and the School Board, and in accordance with state law, any outright gift that is of a commercial value of less than $10,000.


Only items of legitimate use in the school program shall be accepted. The Board is under no obligation to accept a gift, or to replace an accepted gift if it is destroyed, lost, stolen or becomes worn out. The Superintendent will forthwith notify in writing prospective donors of the acceptance or rejection of their gift.


The School Department may dispose of gifts at its discretion.


The Superintendent shall implement any administrative procedures necessary to carry out this policy.



    Cross Reference:

  • 20-A MRSA § 4005


    20-A MRSA § 1256 (MSADs)

  • 20-A MRSA § 1476 (RSUs)

  • 20-A MRSA § 1705 (CSDs)


Cross Reference:

  • FFAA- Memorial Scholarships and Gifts

  • KCD-R Gift Acceptance Administrative Procedures
  • KCE-Receiving Education Foundation Funds




  • May 10, 2016


  • November 8, 2016