ADOPTED - MAY 10, 2005
Agenda Item No. 13
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION FOR INGHAM COUNTY MSU EXTENSION TO ACCEPT
DONATIONS AND/OR GRANTS OF NOT MORE THAN $5,000.00 FOR
MATCHING FUNDS FOR OTHER GRANTS, PART TIME TEMPORARY
PROGRAM STAFF AND/OR PROJECT OPERATING EXPENSES
WHEREAS, the Ingham County MSU Extension provides a variety of educational programs that benefit youth, families and communities in Ingham County; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County MSU Extension actively seeks small grants from partnering agencies, non-profits and foundations to provide matching funds for other grants, employ part time temporary program staff and/or pay for project operating expenses; and
WHEREAS, frequently small grants made available to Ingham County MSU Extension provide only minor stipulations for the use of the grant funds and require only minimal reporting as to how the funds are to be used; and
WHEREAS, donors, granting agencies and foundations often do not require nor are they interested in securing a contract agreement to enable the transfer of funds and their application to the intended project.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes Ingham County MSU Extension to accept donations and grants of not more than $5,000.00.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all such donations and grants received by Ingham County MSU Extension shall be used to purchase supplies and materials or employ temporary staff for Ingham County MSU Extension project(s), program(s) or used as matching funds for a grant as is authorized by the donor or grantor at the time of issuing the donation and/or grant.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, if a donor or grantor requires entry into a contract as a condition of issuing a donation or grant of not more than $5,000.00 to Ingham County MSU Extension, the Chairperson of the County Board of Commissioners is authorized to sign such contract documents as are consistent with this resolution and approved as to form by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant,, Celentino, Dedden, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 5/2/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 5/4/05