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Latest Draft of Fundraising Policy

Posted August 4, 2016

Hagerstown, MD (August 4, 2016) - During the Washington County Board of Education's (BOE) Policy Committee meeting on July 26, 2016, the Committee recommended further changes to the proposed fundraising policy based on comments received from the public to date.  A copy of the draft of Policy KB, which is entitled “School Activities, Programs, and/or Fund-Raisers Sponsored by School-Based Organizations, Parent Organizations, and Booster Clubs,” Exhibit KB-E(1), which is entitled “Activity or Program Approval Form,” and Exhibit KB-E(2), which is entitled “Authorization/Denial of Parent Organization/Booster Club,” can be reviewed by clicking the Poicy KB link in this release. 

The Policy Committee is anticipating that the first reading of this policy will be presented to the BOE at its public business meeting on August 23, 2016, at 6 p.m.  The second reading and adoption of the policy and exhibits are tentatively scheduled for September 20, 2016.

A letter will be provided to school principals, parent organization presidents and booster club presidents seeking their comments on the proposed policy.

If you would like to offer comments on the policy, you may email your comments to:

You may also mail your comments to any of the above listed individuals at 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.