Scottsdale school board gift acceptance tops $60,000

Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board (Photo by Arianna Grainey)

More than $60,000 worth of gifts was accepted by the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board at its March 20 monthly meeting.

A meeting agenda shows amounts gifted to the school district range from $300 to $24,000. The cash subtotal is $51,428.64; while non-cash gifts add up to $5,300.

Additionally, $3,530.57 was accepted in gifts under $300.

The gifted items and amounts have been approved by the District Gift committee, the Governing Board agenda states. Gifts include:

  • Laguna PTO – funds for instructional aides: $24,000;
  • AZ Community Foundation: $5,000;
  • Mountainside PTO: $5,000;
  • Walmart: $1,400;
  • A2R Inc.: $1,107.60;
  • Charro Foundation: four donations of $1,000 each;
  • Honeywell: $552.14;
  • Cherokee student council: $800.

A total of $896,400.08 has been donated to the school district since July 1, 2017, the agenda shows.

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