The Board of Education encourages the development of proposals to private foundations and other sources of financial aid to subsidize such activities as innovative projects, feasibility studies, long-range planning, and research and development. Any such activity must:

1. Be based on a specific set of project objectives that relate to the established goals of the district;

2. Provide measures for evaluating whether or not project objectives are being achieved; and

3. Conform to applicable state and federal laws and to Board policies.

All grant proposals must be approved by the Board before being submitted to the funding agency. The Superintendent shall establish regulations for the. processing of proposal ideas throughout the district.

Adopted: 21 April 2005