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Fundraising during summer school
Having a fundraising during summer school
Asked by Juliejetton in Fundraising

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Hot lunch vendors?
We are a small parochial school in the west suburbs of Chicago. We cannot make hot lunch for our students...
Asked by gsdg in Volunteers & Involvement

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What happens to existing funds if we change to a PTO?
I am president of a local PTA and we are considering changing to PTO. The PTA has it's own EIN and is...
Asked by number3son in Nonprofit Status & Organization

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Paying for Events for Faculty and Staff only
Is PTA/PTO responsible for, or should we be paying for various luncheons for teachers throughout the...
Asked by Anonymous in Finance & Budget

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pto mistery
We are trying to make a new pto for next year we are in the process of nomination with a very limited...
Asked by Anonymous in Elections & Transition

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Teachers upset with school administration
The teachers at our school are terribly upset with current school administration. We have lost several...
Asked by stones2300 in The Principal

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501c3 using money for thank you gifts
Is it legal to budget PTO funds for small thank you gifts for board members or other parent volunteers?
Asked by vbrown in Finance & Budget

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Elections
Can someone run for president if they are already president in another organization in the same school?
Asked by Anonymous in Elections & Transition

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Is it right to open up election for officers and then hold special meeting...
I am actively involved in an elementary school PTO. About 2 weeks ago, all members of the PTO received...
Asked by Anonymous in Elections & Transition

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What happens is no one steps up to be president?
Two of our school PTOs have been unable to find presidents. We have tried everything. What happens...
Asked by Anonymous in Elections & Transition