The Church Building Fund Policy (Sample) below is available free to download, customize and print for your church administration office...
Does your church have donations or contributions come through your church for a new church building or donations towards remodeling an old church building?
The policy below for a building fund is a free tool or guideline to use in your church administration office to create a policy and procedure of your own.
Policies and procedures are very important because they provide a set of guidelines for governing such things as a Building Fund.
If someone in your church wants to donate money towards a specific fund then you will need to have a policy and procedure in place and a committee for this fund just so there are no questions or loose ends that go undone. Make sure your policy is in compliance with your church bylaws and IRS guidelines.
The sample policy below for a Church Building Fund includes:
Purpose - To provide a set of guidelines for governing the Building Fund.
Oversight Responsibility - The
[Name of Building Fund Committee] is responsible for the management of this
policy. The Pastor of the church will provide practical administration of this
policy. The Church Board is authorized to make changes to the scope and detail
of this policy in accordance with the Church Bylaws.
Guidelines - [Church
Name], in exercise of its religious purposes, has established a building fund
to maintain/acquire the new church building. The church welcomes contributions
to the fund. The administration of the fund, including all disbursements, is
subject to the control and discretion of the [Name of Building Fund Committee]
or church. The committee may consider recommendations from anyone, but in no
event is the committee bound in any way to honor the recommendations. Donors
will not be permitted to recover a contribution on the grounds that the
committee failed to honor the donor’s recommendation.
Building Fund Committee Member Names
Name] recognizes that maintaining the new church building and grounds is a
practice of good stewardship and has established this fund as an ongoing fund.
If the church at any time in the future votes to close this fund, all the money
in the fund at that time will go into the General fund of the church. The funds
for the new church building should not be included in the charitable programs.
The Board of Trustees in most cases should be in charge of the church building
fees. The should be readily in place with all financial documents to support
any expenditure as the case may be.
Signatures - Senior Pastor, Treasurer and Secretary
Date Revised - Insert the current date each time the policy is revised.
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