FAQ Category: Specific Funding Questions

What is the charter of the DBB?

To engender, foster and promote the athletic program, school spirit, and community involvement related to Decatur High School and Renfroe Middle School; To assist and support the School Administration, faculty members and community coaches involved in the administration and conduct of the interscholastic athletic program; To raise funds for uniforms, equipment, and other aspects of the athletic programs as identified by the School Administration, Activities Athletic Director, and Club members. No part of the funds raised shall inure to the benefit of the Club members.

How does DBB distribute money to the schools?

The DBB provides funds in 3 ways.

  1. Team Play (funds for every sport in Fall, Winter, and Spring to go to uniforms and
    equipment) – the Team Play Budget is determined from a request by the AAD and DBB
    tries to raise enough funds to fulfill the request;
  2. Mini-Grants – as funds allow, the DBB Board sets aside a specific amount of money from which coaches request funding for a specific expense, a separate committee of individuals without students in school reviews the requests to prevent bias and makes recommendations to the DBB Board, the DBB Board votes to approve, modify, clarify, or disapprove the recommendation;
  3. Recognition – DBB provides $8/player and coaches for banquets. The funds may be
    used for food, trophies, awards, and certificates or letters.