Privacy Policy

The Community Foundations National Standards Board (CFNSB) has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to the privacy of CFNSB members and website users. The following paragraphs describe the CFNSB’s information gathering and dissemination practices. The privacy statement may change at any time; any changes will be posted on this page. Should you have additional questions, comments or concerns please contact:

2121 Crystal Drive, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22202

The following topics describe how the CFNSB uses information voluntarily submitted by visitors to this site,

Email Privacy

Your email address will only be used within the CFNSB. The CFNSB does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization. If you do not wish to receive email correspondence, please email a request or call 703-879-0600.

Use of IP Addresses and Cookies

A unique number called an IP address identifies every computer on the Internet. Each time you connect to the Internet your machine is assigned an IP address. An IP address is a number that identifies each sender or receiver of information that is sent in packets across the Internet. The CFNSB uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the CFNSB website.

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The CFNSB uses cookies to maintain user session identity, and, in some sections, to store your username and password locally for ease of access.

External Links contains links to other external websites that do not fall under the domain. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external websites. If you choose to follow such links to external websites, you do so at your own risk.

Public Forums

This site may make chat rooms, forums, email lists and message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Although the CFNSB tries to protect your personal information when you are using these public forums, the CFNSB cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the CFNSB in the course of using any one or more of these areas, and you do so at your own risk.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under the CFNSB’s control.