Policy DD: Funding Proposals and Applications

The School Committees will encourage the administration to seek andsecure viable sources of state, federal, and other special funds thatwill enhance the educational opportunities for the children in ourschools.

The Superintendent or his/her designee will keep informed of allpossible funds available to the school system under various local, stateand federal programs, and in what manner these funds can best be usedin the school system.

The Superintendent or his/her designee will be responsible forseeking out and coordinating the development of proposals for allspecially funded projects and for ensuring that proposals comply withdistrict, state, and federal fiscal guidelines prior to submission.

Projects funded by grants will be consistent with district goals.The Superintendent will inform the School Committee when a grantproposal is being considered that constitutes a significant newdirection for the district.

The Superintendent or his/her designee is authorized to sign allreports for these projects and will be responsible for the properexpenditure of funds received for such projects.

LEGAL REF:

MGL 44:53A ; P.L. 874 Impact Aid; 603 CMR 32:00 , 34:00

Region Voted to Approve: 10/07/08
Amherst Voted to Approve: 10/14/08
Pelham Voted to Approve: 10/16/08
Effective Date: 10/16/08