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Rewards and Incentives Guidelines for LCFF Funds

  • Expenditures for incentives should be of reasonable proportion to overall SPSA expenditures
  • Not to exceed 2.5% of LCFF allocation
  • Expenditures for incentives must align to SPSA goals
  • Rewards and incentives should be of *nominal value (less than $3.00 per item) and have no cash value.
  • Gift cards and money are NOT allowable incentives
  • It is important to keep records documenting the decision making process
 

Awards/Incentives/t-shirts/end of the year awards

 (items given to students/parents)

Expenditure

Funding Source

Funding Limit

Incentives/awards/t-shirts

LCFF

Up to 2.5% of LCFF allocation

 

Example: $200,000 LCFF allocation = $5,000 for incentive items

Attendance Incentives

 

Daily

Weekly

Monthly

End of the year

*Attendance funds

 

LCFF

*Up to $99 per recipient

 

Up to $3.00 per item- (included in total 2.5% incentive allocation of SPSA funds).

PBIS Incentives

LCFF

Up to $3.00 per item- (included in total 2.5% incentive allocation of SPSA funds).

AR Incentives

LCFF

Up to $3.00 per item- (included in total 2.5% incentive allocation of SPSA funds).

Academic/Quarterly Awards

LCFF

Up to $3.00 per item- (included in total 2.5% incentive allocation of SPSA funds).

End of the Year Student Awards

LCFF

Expenditure must be reasonable

 

(Included in total 2.5% incentive allocation of SPSA funds).

Student t-shirts

For student academic enrichment activities (math bowl, academic pentathlon, Battle of the Books)

 

No schoolwide shirt orders using SPSA funds

LCFF

Up to $10 total cost per shirt (added cost for larger sizes is allowable)

 

(Included in total 2.5% incentive allocation of SPSA funds).

Parent shirts

FACE LCAP (0044)

Reasonable cost- out of LCAP allocation to cover FACE activities at school. Order is based on FACE Accountability Worksheet

 

(i.e. If you have 12 active parents- the order would be for 12-15 shirts)

Parent Incentives/ EOY gifts

FACE LCAP (0044)

Reasonable cost- out of LCAP allocation to cover FACE activities at school.