FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE POLICIES & PROCEDURES















NO. 12





SOLICITATION OF FUNDS AND GIFTS





Revised December 1999









POLICY REGARDING SOLICITATION OF FUNDS OR GIFTS



The following principles are applicable to Fairmont State College as they apply to solicitation of funds or gifts:

1. No individual, firm, group, organization or corporation is permitted to solicit funds through sales, services, or donations on the Fairmont State College campus for either commercial or charitable purposes without the written authorization of the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement.



2. No employee or student of Fairmont State College has authority, without written authorization of the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, to participate in the solicitation of funds by sales or through donations, with intention stated or implied, that funds so received are to be used for the benefit of Fairmont State College or the students of Fairmont State College. This limitation applies to activities either on or off campus.



3. No individual, firm, group, organization or other agency has authority to use the name of Fairmont State College to secure funds for any purpose, by any means, without the permission of the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement.



4. Exceptions to the above restrictions exist only for those who have authority granted by the laws or actions of the governments of West Virginia or the United States and by policy or actions of the State College System Board of Directors.





NOTE: Gifts to Fairmont State College are not tax-deductible. Gifts made to the Fairmont State College Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.





























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