Sample Gift Acceptance Policy
The Foundation Director shall be authorized to accept gifts of cash or marketable securities, unrestricted donations of books and other library materials, and in-kind donations specifically designated or solicited for existing projects.
Donors may place restrictions on gifts under the following conditions:
Board consideration and majority vote approval is required for the following types of gifts:
Gifts that may encumber the library either financially or administratively require approval of the County Librarian before acceptance. Examples are gifts of books given under the condition that they be placed in the collection, gifts of art given on the condition that it be displayed in the library, or cash given to create a new library program.
The Foundation reserves the right to decline any gift that interferes with its ability to fulfill its mission or that unduly encumbers either the Foundation or the library.
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