Gifts/Grants/Bequests of Property 3-24

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 3-24


Gifts, Grants and Bequests of Property

The School Board may accept real and personal property by gift, grant or bequest, and hold and use such property for carrying out the responsibilities of the School Board. The School Board reserves the right not to accept a gift, grant or bequest of property.

All gifts, grants or bequests of property shall become the property of the School Board and shall be administered in line with the intent of the donor. Gifts, bequests, and donations shall:

  1. be free of any restriction which is inconsistent with School Board policy;
  2. be deemed fitting and appropriate for school use;
  3. contain no overt advertising of commercial interests, unless otherwise addressed in policy or regulation;
  4. include installation costs, if any, unless waived by the Superintendent; and
  5. not require excessive alteration or maintenance costs.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-126, as amended. Property given, devised or bequeathed to school board.

Adopted by School Board: February 16, 1993
Amended by School Board: October 19, 1993
Amended by School Board: January 14, 2020