Fidelity Bond for Fraternity & Sorority Boards

Bond Penalty: Limits available from $5,000 to $5mn

A fraternity of sorority board of directors or officers generally receive, manage and disburse funds paid by members as dues or special assessments. The bylaws of a fraternal organization may require those parties charged with financial duties to offer the protection of a fidelity bond, also knows as a commercial crime policy. Surety One, Inc. offer fidelity bond coverage specifically tailored to fit the needs of greek, collegiate and private sector membership organizations. Coverage parts follow the ISO format/guidelines. Those coverages available to fraternal bodies are:

  • Employee Theft
  • Forgery or Alteration
  • Inside the Premises–Theft of Money and Securities
  • Inside the Premises–Robbery or Safe Burglary of Other Property
  • Outside the Premises
  • Computer and Funds Transfer Fraud
  • Money Orders and Counterfeit Money

The first coverage (employee theft) is the essential part, the latter being optional "add ons" to the main coverage. Those organizations that offer a retirement plan to long term employees must also purchase an ERISA fidelity bond, which may be acquired on a stand-alone basis or added to the commercial crime policy.

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National surety leader, Surety One, Inc. is a specialist in the bonding needs of fraternal organizations. We offe fidelity bonds needed by in ALL fifty states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Questions about a fidelity bond for a sorority or franternity? Call us at (800) 373-2804, email us at Underwriting@SuretyOne.com or click here for live chat.

Surety bond application review and quoting are free of charge. There is no obligation to purchase.

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