Booster/Feeder Groups

  • Lindbergh Schools booster groups provide valuable services to students and families within the school community. The designation of a district-recognized booster group helps your organization cultivate support and trust within the school community, while establishing your organization's reputation regarding nonprofit status, bylaws, insurance and financial responsibilities. In most cases, district-recognized booster groups do not pay facility use fees.

    Becoming a district-recognized booster group requires the following steps:

    • Have 501(c)3 nonprofit status and submit a copy of their most recently filed IRS Form 990-N (e-postcard), 990-EZ or 990, along with the District-Recognized Booster Group Application. This includes incorporation of the organization through the Missouri Secretary of State's office and creation of bylaws for the organization regarding purpose and operations.

    • Provide a certificate of insurance with no less than $2 million, plus Lindbergh Schools to be named as additional insured*

    • Complete annually the Maintaining Status as a District-Recognized Booster Group Application and return to: Lindbergh Schools, Business and Finance, 9350 Sappington Rd., St. Louis, MO 63126 or via email to

    • Any group whose ultimate profit and income returns to Lindbergh Schools

    • Group activity provides a direct benefit to Lindbergh students and whose activity can be hosted at no additional expense to the district

    • Follow all requirements included in Policy KG and Administrative Procedure KG-AP(1)

    • Abide by the facility use fees and group classification designations, as approved annually

    *Organized athletic events held by booster groups are not covered under Lindbergh Schools insurance policy. This includes any junior programs or club sports.

    FEEDER PROGRAMS additional Requirements

    • In an effort to build a successful athletics program at Lindbergh High School, the district will recognize one (1) feeder program for each corresponding LHS Athletics program. A district-recognized feeder program should connect its participants with the high school’s student-athletes, coaches and community, while instilling a sense of pride in Lindbergh High School and LHS Athletics.

      The feeder program must have a MOU/contract onfile with the district CFO and be approved by high school atheltics administration before receiving Group B facility use classification. Additional MOU/contract terms must include the following and be renewed annually on June 1:

      • Involvement by the corresponding high school program's head coach. This individual should serve as a feeder program liaison, while maintaining responsibility for the feeder program’s activity account. This account will follow all district purchasing policies and procedures.

      • A roster comprised of currently enrolled Lindbergh students.
        • Middle school students should plan to participate in LHS Athletics.
      • Giving back to LHS Athletics through volunteer hours, financial contributions or in-kind donations.

      District-recognized feeder programs are exempt from facility use fees for practices, and receive a 50 percent discount in fees for games in which the feeder program participates.