We value our donors and we take their privacy seriously. Benefunder respects the privacy of the personal information that we are privileged to acquire. Our commitment to privacy includes how we obtain, use, protect, and share information.

Convincing individuals, corporations, and foundations to join in the support of various research projects is critical to the long-term success of the organization. Benefunder collects and uses personal information such as names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses when a donor provides it to us. The personal information collected by Benefunder is used solely for purposes of processing donations, providing suggested research projects that match each donor’s profile information, providing information to applicable academic and research institutions, record keeping and similar restricted purposes. We will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else or with any other organization. Benefunder keeps a record of each donor’s donations. This information is kept on file for IRS purposes and is also used by Benefunder internally to analyze overall giving patterns for future projections and statistical analysis. By making a donation to a research project, donor expressly authorizes Benefunder to use donor information for the restricted purposes set forth in these Terms of Use. A Donor may review, change, or correct personal contact information or make changes to recorded preferences on the benefunder.org Site or by contacting us directly through email or phone as listed under CONTACT US on the benefunder.org Site.