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The Community Foundation of Lorain County is dedicated to enriching the lives of those living and working in Lorain County, Ohio.

Privacy Policy

Issued pursuant to Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to provide information on our policies regarding privacy of applicant information.  The Community Foundation of Lorain County does not disclose nonpublic personal information received from applicants unless authorized and will continue that tradition.  We have and will continue to always protect your right to privacy.

Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect

We collect nonpublic personal information about you that is provided to us by you or obtained by us with your authorization.

Parties to Whom We Disclose Information

For current and former applicants, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our business to anyone, except as authorized by you or as required or permitted by law.  Permitted disclosures include, for instance, providing information to our employees, and in limited situations, to unrelated third parties, such as financial institutions, who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you.  In all such situations, we always stress the confidential nature of the information being shared.

Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Applicants' Information

We retain financial records so that we are better able to assist you with your needs and, in some cases, to comply with requirements.  In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards.  


Please call if you have any questions, because your privacy is of the utmost importance to us.

We exercise and promote leadership in meeting the changing needs and opportunities in the community.

We believe in purposeful and collaborative community leadership.

We believe access to the CFLC should be fair, inclusive, and equitable.

We believe strategy, creativity, and adaptability are keys to thriving in a constantly changing world.

We value excellence, which we define as providing the best service to all.

We support innovative programs and act as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with individuals, other foundations, and corporations.

We believe the perpetuity of our efforts are linked to sustainable practices.

We value community, which we define as putting self aside for the betterment of the whole.

We work to mobilize individuals to become active partners in building a better community.

Through our efforts, the Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life and to instill a greater sense of unity in Lorain County.

We provide a permanent instrument for receiving and managing charitable gifts and bequests.

We value integrity, which we define as always doing the right thing.

We believe integrity is our greatest asset and value trust earned with fiscal responsibility, ethical stewardship, and transparency