Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Privacy Policy applies to (the “Site”) and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (the “Dodge Foundation”) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation include the Dodge Foundation, Dodge, GRDF,,,,, and The Site is a non-profit website which provides information about the Dodge Foundation’s vision, work, funding guidelines, news and learning from the field, events, and more. By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Dodge Foundation may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, name of the organization you represent, business address, e-mail, and business telephone number. We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us, including, but not limited to, when you apply for a grant through the Site and when you correspond with us. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Dodge Foundation through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies. You have the ability to set your browser to reject cookies. However, if you set your browser to reject cookies, it may affect or limit the use of certain features and functionality of this Site. We do not currently respond to “Do-Not-Track” signals or mechanisms. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Dodge Foundation’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. By posting such information, you are publicly disclosing it at your own risk.

The Dodge Foundation encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Dodge Foundation so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Dodge Foundation is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Site.

Use of your Personal Information

The Dodge Foundation collects and uses your personal information to operate the Site, deliver the services you have requested, respond to any service inquiries or requests, to provide you with administrative information relating to our terms and policies, and any other business purpose for which you provide consent.

The Dodge Foundation may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Dodge Foundation. The Dodge Foundation may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please refer to the Opt-Out & Unsubscribe section below.

The Dodge Foundation does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The Dodge Foundation may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external non-profit organizations with which we might cooperate or act jointly about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. The Dodge Foundation may share data with other organizations and service providers to help the Dodge Foundation provide certain services or to provide them on our behalf, such as performing analyses, sending you email or postal mail, providing support, or arranging for deliveries, or other services or activities. Such third parties are permitted to use your personal information only in connection with these services to, or activities with, the Dodge Foundation, and we expect them to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Dodge Foundation may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within the Dodge Foundation, in order to determine what Dodge Foundation services are the most popular. This technical usage data is used to deliver customized content and to recommend content to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

Other than as described in this Privacy Policy, the Dodge Foundation may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate to: (a) conform to the law or comply with a legal process; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Dodge Foundation; (c) act under circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Dodge Foundation, or the public; or (d) act in other circumstances which the Dodge Foundation believes in good faith to be appropriate.

Security of Your Personal Information

The Dodge Foundation takes reasonable steps to protect the user information that is released to us. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee that data will be completely secure from misappropriation or computer hardware, software or telecommunications network failure. No data transmitted over the Internet can be assured to be secure. Therefore, you provide us with this data at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.

Children Under Thirteen

The Dodge Foundation does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of thirteen without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from the Dodge Foundation by contacting us here:

Web page:
Phone: +1 973 540 8442

Or by clicking the unsubscribe link which may be included in any email correspondence.

You can also set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this Site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Changes to this Statement

The Dodge Foundation may from time to time update this Privacy Policy. The Dodge Foundation encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by means of a conspicuous notice on our homepage (such as by adding to the Privacy Policy a new revision date) or direct communication to you via email or your account. Your use of the Site following any revision to the policy constitutes your agreement that all personal information collected from or about you after the revised policy is posted will be subject to the terms and conditions of the revised policy.

Contact Information

The Dodge Foundation welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that the Dodge Foundation has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact the Dodge Foundation at:

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
(Temporary Shipping Address as of Dec 14, 2023)
8 Lombardy St, PMB 329
Newark, NJ 07102

Email Address:

Telephone number:
+1 973 540 8442

Effective as of December 18, 2023