Tangible Personal Gifts

POLICY: 8.4
Effective Date:
Last Updated: 05/24/2010

Tangible personal property can only be accepted by the Gift Acceptance Committee or other persons authorized to do so by the Gift Acceptance Committee. A gift of tangible personal property may be accepted provided that:

1. Such a gift is consistent with the mission of the University;

2. Acceptance of such a gift will not involve significant additional expense in its present or future use, display, maintenance, or administration; and

3. No financial or other burdensome obligation or expense is or will be directly or indirectly incurred by UGA as a result thereof.

The receipt and acceptance of gifts of tangible personal property by Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors, and other authorized officers shall be reported in detail promptly to UGA for confirmation and formal acceptance.