An Tir College of Heralds Financial Policy

The following An Tir College of Heralds Financial Policy serves as an addendum to the requirements set forth by the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA) Financial Policy, and the Kingdom of An Tir Branch Financial Policy. This policy is governed by Modern Law, Corpora, SCA Financial Policy, Kingdom Law, and Kingdom Financial Policy. This policy will be reviewed annually in the first quarter, and will be revised, as needed, to remain in compliance with these superseding documents. Revisions must be by unanimous consent of the Financial Committee.

Where there are discrepancies, the requirements of these superseding documents take precedence. All references to amounts refer to U.S. currency.

Funds are to be used to support our 501(c)3 tax-exempt educational status, and shall serve a public and not a private purpose. Funds shall not be used to benefit private individuals or organizations.

Financial Committee

  1. All assets (funds and non-cash assets) held in the name of the SCA must be managed by a Financial Committee.

  2. All voting members of a Financial Committee must be paid members of the SCA.

  3. Financial Committee will be made of the following offices of the College: (Each office will have one full vote)

    • Black Lion Herald
    • Lions Blood Herald
    • Demi-Lion Herald
    • Æstel Herald
    • Pursestrings Herald
  4. Meetings will happen 4 times a year, but communication may happen via email at any time.


The Financial committee will make decisions regarding expenditures outside the normal budget. Approval must be made before monies are spent. Expenditures may be made at any time if they are within the established budget and have the approval of the Black Lion Herald and the Pursestrings officer. The College of Heralds will not maintain a petty cash.

All receipts must be turned in within 60 days with approval with proper forms and original or scanned receipts. Approval may be made via email.

Every two years the College of Heralds will approve the expenditure of Lions Blood to attend the Known World Heraldic Symposium.


Funds will be maintained in a SCA Inc, approved bank account.

Checks for Heraldic fees will be deposited in that bank account.