The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines and procedures to be followed by the requesting organization as well as by the Darussalam Executive Committee (“board”) to better manage fundraisers and provide equal and fair opportunities for organizations to raise funds on Darussalam’s premises.
The information contained in this policy may not be applicable in all circumstances and is subject to change without notice. By agreeing to this policy, the requestor agrees that Darussalam Community Centre (DCC) has no liability (to the extent permitted by applicable law) for any general, consequential, incidental, special, or punitive damages that might result. This policy is not a contract in any form, although adherence to these standards is a condition of engagement. Organizations requesting fundraisers are on an “at-will” basis, which means that either the requesting organization or Darussalam Community Centre can cancel the request at any time and for any or no reason, with or without notice, and with or without cause.
All fundraisers conducted on Darussalam’s premises must go through the appropriate policies and guidelines as follows:
All fundraising and scheduling must be approved by Darussalam Community Centre(DCC)
DCC allows only one (1) fundraising opportunity per calendar year for requesting organizations. However, due to changed conditions requiring attention by the requesting organization or vacancies, the DCC board may make an exception to
DCC will have reciprocal policy with other Mosques requesting fundraisers at DCC.
To obtain permission for fundraising, all organizations must submit a Fundraising Request Form to the DCC board. No fundraising will be approved or accepted through any other means except for the request.
Fundraising request form should be submitted at least one month prior to the intended fundraising date. However, the board on a case-by-case basis will evaluate emergency fundraising request for any requesting Organisation.
The organization must provide their mission statement and a description (up to half a page) of the intended use of funds from the fundraiser. This will be used by a DCC representative to make an announcement on behalf of the requesting organisation.
The following are 3 (Three) forms of fundraising which are considered acceptable by the DCC board:
The organization must bring volunteers, collection boxes and marketing material. For maximum exposure and collections, it is recommended to have 3-4 volunteers to cover the parking lot exits, and brothers and sisters
The requesting organization bringing a guest speaker must submit a brief bio of the speaker to the DCC board at least two weeks prior to the intended date of collections.
The DCC board holds the right to cancel or reschedule any fundraising opportunity at DCC due to any last-minute commitments and/or unpredictable circumstances. In such a scenario, the requesting organization will be notified in advance no later than a week to the actual fund raising date. Please also see the Disclaimer in this
Organizers, leaders, and representatives of the requesting organization accept responsibility to ensure that: