SUBJECT: Fund Raising

POLICY #: DEAN 103

AUTHORIZED BY: Dean of the University 03/24/97

APPROVED BY: Dean of the University 8/14/02

 Related USC Policy: HR 1.48

  1. Any fund raising activity on behalf of USC Sumter must have the prior approval of the Dean. Sumter and its surrounding counties are small, close-knit communities, and any attempt at independent action in this area could prejudice a fund raising activity already in progress. This coordinating approval authority is delegated by the Dean to the Assistant Dean for University Advancement.

  2. Individuals and organizations which are officially recognized by or affiliated with USC Sumter, including student organizations, may conduct on-campus and off-campus fund raising activities or projects that involve persons other than USC Sumter students and employees (i.e., direct solicitations, contributions of prizes, bake sales, car washes, etc.), for the benefit of their organization or activity after obtaining coordinating approval from the Assistant Dean for University Advancement. Within two weeks (14 days) of the conclusion of the fund-raising project or activity, a complete itemized listing of all donors with names, addresses, and specific descriptions of what goods, services, and/or amounts were donated must be provided to the Assistant Dean for University Advancement.

  3. Consistent with USC Policy HR 1.48, fund raising activities on behalf of non-USC Sumter groups or organizations may occur during "working time" if they are University sponsored (i.e., United Way or Good Health Appeal), and are coordinated by the Assistant Dean for University Advancement. However, fund raising activities on behalf of non-USC Sumter groups or organizations which are not sponsored by the University cannot use University supplies or equipment (including e-mail) and cannot occur on University property during "working time." "Working time is the time an employee is expected to be engaged in the official duties of the position."