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The XYZ Jupiter Relief Committee is a committee made up of school central and building administrators, doctors community members and leaders and a few teachers. The event was held at a venue other than the school. Although the XYZ Jupiter Relief Committee is a separate entity(for profit) and has no connection with the Jupiter American Student Association(a non-profit school sponsored club) the former, XYZ Jupiter committee publicized the event as the Jupiter American Student Association Banquet and the tickets for the event were paid to the Jupiter American Student Association. Individuals from the XYZ Jupiter Relief Committee who were born on the planet Jupiter were the emcees of this event. XYZ then XYZ allegedly donated the proceeds from the event to the planet Jupiter. What are the laws concerning how fundraising is to be conducted in school districts?
District is synonymous with school district which is composed of the board of education and the superintendent of schools.
I am requesting information regarding fundraising in schools and legalities, laws, by-laws. "Requesting Information" is too broad an area to discuss here. School district laws, IRS regs, NFP tax status, organizational requirements, fund raising laws, fraud etc ... Your question did not indicate the participation of the school district per se, in any way, so I don't see the point of your question. Rather than spend hours writing a book here and still not satisfying you, please tell me exactly what you wish to know about this very broad situation. If you cannot do that, then please request that another expert take over on this question.
When a for-profit committee works through a non-profit student organization to raise funds which of these organizations is the lawful sponsor?
Sponsorship is not a legally defined status. There are no specific laws that say who is, or is not, or who can or cannot be a sponsor of any given event. Also, for profit or non profit status has no bearing on sponsorship since sponsorship has no legal definition. Generally, whoever organizes the event determines who will be requested to add their name as the sponsor, and sponsorship legally, can mean anything the parties who are in charge agree that it means.
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