Privacy Policy

for this website (the “Website”)

The Ford Family Foundation (the Foundation) is committed to protecting the privacy of its Website users and grant, scholarship and fellowship applicants.

What information do we collect?

The only personal information we collect from Website visitors is information voluntarily entered into our forms that users submit to apply for grants, scholarships, fellowships, ask questions, share stories about their organizations, etc.

We also access some non-identifying basic information from server logs and other resources in our network. This includes, for example, total number of visitors, pages viewed, type of browser you are using (e.g., Safari, Internet Explorer), type of operating system you are using (e.g., Mac OS or Windows), and domain name of your Internet service provider.

We will only share this information with employees, and outside agents and contractors who agree to abide by our privacy policy.

How do we use your information?

The Foundation uses the personal information users voluntarily submit to evaluate and award grants, scholarships and fellowships, and to further the business purpose of The Ford Family Foundation. The Foundation may use non-identifying basic information (aggregate data) to analyze site usage and to improve the content and design of the site. The Foundation requires employees, agents and contractors who have access to information about applicants and potential applicants to protect information consistent with this Privacy Policy.

No liability

While The Ford Family Foundation takes reasonable measures to ensure information is protected, nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information on the site. The Foundation is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such security failures. You understand that unauthorized third parties may access data and communications, including email, when communicated via the Internet. The Website includes links to other websites. The Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites.

How to contact The Ford Family Foundation

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the Website, please contact us at

The Ford Family Foundation reserves the right to revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time, and may do so from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter.

Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised Privacy Policy means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.