Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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9311 Donations of Collectibles, Gifts, Grants, and Bequests


The Grand Island Public Schools may be presented with donations of collectibles, gifts, grants, and bequests. Significant gifts or donations shall be made known to the Superintendent. All decisions about the utilization and disposition of said gifts shall be made by the Board of Education. Any property or funds donated to the school by auxiliary units, other agencies, or individuals, becomes the property of the Grand Island Public Schools and to be used in a manner in keeping with the best interests of the District.

Direct donations of materials, goods, or services from businesses or corporations in excess of $250 per occurrence must be made directly to the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation. The Foundation will issue receipts suitable for tax purposes to businesses or corporations that make such donations. Donations of artwork (statues, collectibles, . . . .) will meet IRS requirements and GIPS Foundation policies.

Any grant or donation of a capital improvement to any school property or any transfer of real property to the district, regardless of the amount of the improvement or value of the property, shall require prior approval by the Board of Education. Any contracts or professional services, which could include but are not limited to architects and engineers, must meet professional standards of the Grand Island Public Schools. All capital improvement projects must be coordinated with District Operational Services.

Cross reference:
9310 FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES
GIPS Foundation Gift Acceptance Policy

Policy Adopted:  03.15.2021

.pdf version

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Joshua Planos, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.

9311 Donations of Collectibles, Gifts, Grants, and Bequests


The Grand Island Public Schools may be presented with donations of collectibles, gifts, grants, and bequests. Significant gifts or donations shall be made known to the Superintendent. All decisions about the utilization and disposition of said gifts shall be made by the Board of Education. Any property or funds donated to the school by auxiliary units, other agencies, or individuals, becomes the property of the Grand Island Public Schools and to be used in a manner in keeping with the best interests of the District.

Direct donations of materials, goods, or services from businesses or corporations in excess of $250 per occurrence must be made directly to the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation. The Foundation will issue receipts suitable for tax purposes to businesses or corporations that make such donations. Donations of artwork (statues, collectibles, . . . .) will meet IRS requirements and GIPS Foundation policies.

Any grant or donation of a capital improvement to any school property or any transfer of real property to the district, regardless of the amount of the improvement or value of the property, shall require prior approval by the Board of Education. Any contracts or professional services, which could include but are not limited to architects and engineers, must meet professional standards of the Grand Island Public Schools. All capital improvement projects must be coordinated with District Operational Services.

Cross reference:
9310 FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES
GIPS Foundation Gift Acceptance Policy

Policy Adopted:  03.15.2021

.pdf version

Media Inquiries
Joshua Planos, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
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