evmori wrote:I don't think donated materials is a major change to an Eagle project. It should be noted in the proper place in the workbook but there is no need to get the project re-approved.
Bill Pitcher wrote:Also, IMHO, tell your candidate NOT to give any $$ left over back to the donnors . . . they might not like that and won't give to the next Scout that asks!
Cowboy wrote:The project guidelines do say that all fund overages must be returned to the donor. As a businessman, if a Scout came back and said: "Mr. Cowboy, I raised more money than I needed here is some of your donation back." I would take the money back, congratulate the boy, and then have more money to donate to the next project.
smtroop168 wrote:evmori wrote:I don't think donated materials is a major change to an Eagle project. It should be noted in the proper place in the workbook but there is no need to get the project re-approved.
Ed...I don't think it's the donated materials that's the concern, its the cash generated by the fundraising dinner and what to do with it. Getting a re-nod from his EP signors is a formality that shows the scout thought about it vice listing it as a change and having a bigger concern at the EBOR.
"Oh yeah...I got $2000 from my fundraiser that I didn't need so I just gave them the money" - probably being proactive on this is a good idea.
Bill Pitcher wrote:IMHO, if a Scout raises $1000 by washing 200 cars @ $5.00 each or by selling 100 tickets @ $10 each for a roast beef dinner, it will be pretty tough recalling who all bought car washes or tickets! So, that's why I suggest giving it to the organization benefitting from the project. As mentioned above, to a maintenence fund is a GREAT way to handle it!
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