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Gift Solicitation Policy

Scope

All University employees

Policy Statement

All solicitations made on behalf of the University of charitable gifts of any sort (cash, securities, real or personal property, equipment or gifts-in-kind) by any means (mail, telephone, email, personal visit or other) and without contractual obligations by the University is overseen and coordinated by the Office of Development. Research and teaching grants and contracts are not considered gifts and are administered by the Office of Sponsored Programs.

No gift may be counted as a contribution to the University until the asset is irrevocably transferred from the donor to the University.

Transfers of currency in the amount of $10,000 or more shall be reported to the IRS as required by law.

The Office of Development coordinates all fund-raising approaches to individuals, corporations and foundations. Any member of the University community wishing to secure philanthropic or other funded gifts from these sources must obtain clearance from the Office of Development.

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Date: September 2005


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