Booster clubs and parent organizations are separate and distinct entities from the district. You are responsible for all filings required by any applicable government or organization, including the UIL, State of Texas and U.S government. 

GISD aims to provide as many resources as possible to assist your group in adhering to rules and guidelines required by the district, the University Interscholastic League (UIL), and state and federal governments. 

Additionally, any accounts you control must be handled through separate bank accounts created through complete control of your organization, including the Employer Identification Number (EIN) and account name. These accounts and their records can not be maintained on district property or by district personnel.

It is a requirement for all Booster Clubs to view the Virtual Training Video and complete the Virtual Training Form in addition to submitting the required forms as explained below for every school year to

Booster Clubs should not engage in any activity or fundraising until Booster Club Training is completed and acknowledged and required documents are approved.

Approved 2024-25 Booster Clubs

*coming fall 2024

"District-affiliated school-support or booster organizations shall organize and function in a way that is consistent with the District's philosophy and objectives, and within adopted Board policies, in accordance with applicable UIL guidelines, and financial and audit regulations." The booster clubs listed above are compliant with the IRS, the State of Texas, and the Garland ISD Booster Club requirements. These are the only booster clubs that are approved to operate in the 2024-25 school year.

Garland ISD Policy

Relations with Parent Organizations

Community Relations - Non-school Use of School Facilities

State of Texas

Attorney General of Texas

Texas Secretary of State

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

University Interscholastic League UIL 

Federal - Internal Revenue Service

State Contacts

Office / Web LinkPhone Number
Attorney General512-463-2100
Consumer Protection Division713-223-5886 or 1-800-621-0508
Public Information & Assistance512-463-2007 or 1-800-252-8011
Texas Secretary of State512-463-5600
Texas State ComptrollerToll Free Phone Numbers
Exempt Organizations Dept.1-800-531-5441 ext. 34142
Sales and Use Taxes1-800-252-5555
University Interscholastic League512-471-5883

Federal Contacts

Office / Web LinkPhone Number
Internal Revenue Service1-800-829-1040
Tax-Exempt Organizations1-877-829-5500 (toll-free)
Tax Forms & Publications1-800-829-3676