Money Earning Project Approval Form
All money-earning projects must meet GSUSA and GSGCNWI policies and procedures. Approval forms are required for projects earning $100 or more. Before completing this approval form, please review Volunteer Essentials. Please remember that groups/troops/girls must participate at a minimum in the cookie and fall programs before they are allowed to organize an additional money-earning project. Submit this form to GSGCNWI at least 4 weeks prior to your proposed plans. Incomplete approval forms will result in processing delays. Full guidelines are available at girlscoutsgcnwi.org. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
I have read and accept these money-earning guidelines
Please indicate type of money-earning activity:
Service Unit Number
Number of girls in Troop.
confirm email address:
Troop/Service Unit has participated and/or completed the following: Remember that groups/troops/girls must participate at a minimum in the cookie and fall programs before they are allowed to organize an additional money-earning project.
Fall Product Sale
Financial Report on file with GSGCNWI
Troop Grade Level:
About your project:
Please describe your project (be specific):
How will girls be involved in planning and implementation of the project?
Date of project?
Location of project, please list full address.
What troop/service unit program or activity will this project fund (please be specific)?
Dollar goal (income minus expenses):
Check all that apply:
Please confirm by checking the box that the troop/service unit has:
Turned in previous year's troop and/or service unit finance report to council (required).
Girls have been involved in the planning and budgeting of the project.
Parent/guardian permission has been obtained for all girls in the project.
The troop has participated in the most recent Cookie Program (required).
The troop has participated in the most recent Fall Product Program (required).
The project will not be carried out during the blackout months of October, January, February or March.
The project does not include a game of chance (raffle, drawing, silent auction) or direct solicitation of cash.
The project does not endorse/promote any business or involve the sale of commercial items.
The project does not raise money for another charity or organization.
The project will not be not promoted through paid advertising.
The troop/service unit will receive 100 percent of the proceeds earned.
The troop will follow food licensing guidelines and purchase a license if applicable.
The project will not be done door-to-door or on the Internet.
We agree to follow GSGCNWI and GSUSA policies and procedures in Volunteer Essentials and Safety-Wise.
We understand that this is a request for approval. We will not make final arrangements until we have received approval from Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana. If significant changes occur to this project, we will notify GSGCNWI by emailing email@example.com.
I verify that this application is accurate and correct to the best of my knowledge.