Clubs and Organizations
Operating funds are important to the causes of most
clubs and organizations. Funds for LC clubs and
organizations are derived from many sources; among
these are fundraising events, donor solicitation,
and grants. While fundraising is a major way of
supporting club and organization activities it
should not be their primary goal or activity.
The following guidelines will be followed when
planning a fundraising activity, donor solicitation
A written or typed
Fundraising Agreement Form for
each fundraising activity, donor solicitation, or
grant application must be submitted to and approved
by the College Advancement Office. The College
Advancement Office will keep a log of all
It is important that club and organization members
and other volunteers working at fundraising or
soliciting donations from businesses present a
positive image of Lewis-Clark State College. It is
encouraged that appropriate attire be worn at
all public fundraising activities. Funds raised on
the behalf of LC clubs and organizations must be
consistent with the mission, goals and philosophy of
Lewis-Clark State College.
Funds and properties raised in the name of your club
or organization become the property of that club or
organization. Funds raised are not the property of
the individuals who may have helped raise the funds.
When raising funds, there must be a definite
objective or use of the funds that is understood by
those raising the funds, and explained to the
public. A letter of intent must be presented to, or
be available for presentation to potential donors.
Any club or organization soliciting funds are
expected to follow through on their commitments.
This includes “Thank-You” cards to all donors and
post event presentations. Fundraising must meet all
of the legal requirements of the local municipality,
county and state.