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On 8/11/2017 at 3:40 PM, blw2 said:

I can say that in my relatively short time as Troop Treasurer, we've had a few scouts now make eagle, and I have not seen 1 nickle from any of it.  Not in or out.  Honestly I have no idea how they are raising their money for the projects.

Unless they want or need to run the money through the troop, you would not.  Most of our Eagles handle their own, keep it under the threshold, turn over any excess funds to whomever was designated in the original fundraising request.  I would say well over half of ours, and we have 8 - 10 per year, get their funding from families and close friends.  No mass appeal.

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15 minutes ago, ItsBrian said:

I believe my Council does not allow it. Atleast my district doesn’t.

@NJCubScouter Am I right or did I read something else?

I'm not sure.  Our troop did not allow it, but then I read something somewhere (Bryan's Blog maybe) that said it was permitted.  I am not sure whether I have heard of a policy of our council or not.

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