Booster Club Handbook

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Prospective and Continuing Program Booster Clubs,

Thank you for your support and dedication to the students, staff and programs of the Orange Unified School District. All Booster Clubs are required to submit an application for the formation of a Booster Club to the site principal for approval. We are grateful for the time, energy, and passion you bring to our schools. It is our goal to assist you in the process of applying for recognition as a booster club. All booster clubs are considered separate organizations from the Orange unified School District. Before operating on any school site, the district requires the following items from each booster club provided through their site administrator:

 

Required Documents Clarification
1.

Booster Club Application

Booster Club/Support Organization Name

Define which school and sport or activity the group is supporting.
2. Booster Club Officers and Contact Information Listing List officers’ titles, phone numbers and email address
3. Employer Tax  Identification Number (TIN) of the Booster Club. Note: The district’s TIN is not available for use, the booster club must have its own TIN. This is required to open a bank account. If you use an individual’s Social Security Number – Please indicate so. See http://www.irs.gov, form SS4
4. Proof of Tax-Exempt Status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) (if applicable) You will need this if your booster will have gross receipts of $5,000.00 or more a year OR wish to receive determination letter that recognizes 501(c)(3) status to specify whether contributions to the organization are tax deductible.
5. Meeting Dates – Calendar For Board meetings, committee meetings etc.
6. A copy of the Booster Club current Charter and Bylaws Most recent

To provide assistance, you may refer to the guidelines for booster clubs as outlined in the Orange Unified School District Guidelines for Booster Clubs and /or the Associated Student Body Manual & Desk Reference published by FCMAT. The FCMAT manual may be accessed at http://www.fcmat.org. Included in the FCMAT reference are guidelines regarding organization of booster clubs, financial guidelines, solicitation regulations, site interactions, etc. Any questions or concerns can be directed to your principal or this office.


Respectfully,
Ed Howard
Executive Director
Student and Community Services