Often, parents and community members want to know how they can financially support our schools. To help parents and community members understand how they could be involved and the legal parameters for fundraising a matrix guide was developed.
Frequently Asked Questions
RCWs, WACs, District Policies & Other Resources Related to Fundraising
General Fund Fundraising
Associated Student Body (ASB) Fundraising - Public and Private Monies
RCW 28A.325.020 Associated student bodies – Powers and responsibilities affecting
RCW 28A.325.030 Associated student body program fund – Fund-raising activities – Nonassociated student body program fund moneys
WAC 392-138-010 Definitions
WAC 392-138-011 Formation of associated student bodies required
WAC 392-138-014 Accounting procedures and records
WAC 392-138-200 Nonassociated student body private moneys
School District Policy 8445 Student Involvement in Fund-Raising Activities
School District Policy 8450 Student Fundraising for Charitable Purposes
Other ESD 15 References
Other External References
Student Involvement with Booster Organizations, The Audit Connection. (Winter 2009).
Brian Sonntag, Washington StateAuditor. http://www.sao.wa.gov/EN/News/Documents/Audit_Connection_Winter_2009.pdf
ASB Fundraising Resource Guide– WASBO ASB Committee, Reviewed by State Auditors Office
Your PTA & the Law – Washington State PTA *Your PTA & the Law document is available only to members of WA State PTA
Site-based Parent Information
Most schools have information about their parent group available on their school maintained website. The exact path varies by site, but generally it is located on the Parent, PTA or Handbook tab. You can find a list of Schools/Programs here.
Last Modified on July 9, 2013