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The completed "Annual Authorization for School Affiliated Organizations to Fundraise" packet is due to the Deputy Superintendent of Administrative Services at the District Office by Friday, October 11, 2019.

Questions?

Renee Fernandez
Use of Facilities Office
rfernandez@oside.us
760-966-4022

Colette Leyva
Business Services Dept.
colette.leyva@oside.us
760-966-4016

Authorization to Fundraise Packet

Authorization to Fundraise Packet

An "Annual Authorization for School Affiliated Organizations to Fundraise" packet is required every year from PTO, PTA, Booster, Foundation, and other parent organizations in order to raise money for Oceanside schools.

The packet includes the following:

  • Annual Authorization for School Affiliated Organizations to Fundraise forms
  • The organization's officers for the current school year
  • Fundraising events for the year
  • Bank information
  • Treasurer's report from prior year showing income, expenditures, and ending balance in June
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance maintained by the organization for the current year
  • Verification of tax-exempt status

Additional attachments, if necessary:

  • Changes in Organization's governing documents
  • New bank account or modification made to banking permissions
  • Change in state or federal tax exempt status

The completed packet is due to the Deputy Superintendent of Administrative Services at the District Office by Friday, October 11, 2019.

Below is more information regarding each of the required items.

annual Authorization for school affiliated organizations to fundraise

These forms are required.

These forms requires a signature from a governing member of the organization, along with the signature of the site principal.

A copy of the signed form will be returned to organization after approval by the Superintendent or designee.

organization's officers

Please include a listing of the organization's officers for the current year.  The listing should include name, position on the governing board, email address, and telephone number.  Please also indicate if the officer is an employee of the Oceanside Unified School District.

fundraising events

Please list the information for each event that the Organization anticipates hosting for the year, including any online fundraising efforts.

Any event taking place on an OUSD site requires an approved Use of Facilities application.  Applications can be requested from Renee Fernandez at rfernandez@oside.us.  Applications must be submitted prior to the event.  Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.  On-site events may require OUSD staff to be present and be paid (i.e.: custodian, security, etc.)

Bank Information

If a new bank account was opened for the organization, a voided check must be submitted with the packet.

Include a list of persons who are authorized to withdraw funds from the bank account.

Treasurer's Report

A complete Treasurer's Report from the prior June must be included in the packet.  The report should include all income, expenditures, and year-ending balance.

Certificate of Liability Insurance

Each organization should have liability insurance for the current year.  Oceanside Unified School District should be listed as an additional insured on a separate endorsement.  Coverage should be for at least one million dollars combined single limit liability for bodily injury and property damage, with a minimum two million dollar aggregate for each occurrence and be named as an additional insured on a separate endorsement.  The certificate holder and additional insured must be identified as:

Oceanside Unified School District
2111 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92058

The certificate of insurance and separate endorsement must be submitted with the renewal packet.  Packets will not be approved without the certificate of insurance and separate endorsement attached.

Verification of Tax Exempt Status

All PTOs, PTAs, and Boosters must be their own entity.  They have their own EIN (Employee Identification Number) through the IRS.  Tax exempt status would be marked on the organization's W9.  Tax exempt status can also be searched for and printed through the IRS website.

Click here to search for an organization's tax exempt status.