Privacy Policy

Grameen Foundation respects your right to privacy and is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. We do not share your personal information with other organizations for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

Grameen Foundation does not collect any information from you without your knowledge and permission, and does not ask for personal information to access most of our website. However, you must enter identifying information to access certain features. The information you provide Grameen Foundation is stored in a secure location.

Information collection and usage

Currently, Grameen Foundation requires personal information on the following pages:

“E-mail to a friend” pages: To forward a page from our site you must enter your name, your e-mail address and the e-mail address(es) of anyone you are sending it to. Grameen Foundation includes your name and e-mail address when we send your message. This information is not used for any other purpose.

E-mail newsletter signup: Information you provide to sign up for the e-mail newsletter will be used only for e-mail communications from Grameen Foundation, and will not be shared with any other entity.

Sending e-cards: Information you provide to send an e-card will be used only for the purpose of delivering the card and e-mailing you a receipt, unless you specify that you would like to sign up for our eNewsletter.  Grameen Foundation includes your name and e-mail address when we send your e-card.

Contact page: Contact information you send us via the feedback page is used only to reply to your request, and is not stored in our database, unless you have requested otherwise.

Publication downloads: Contact information you provide may be used to send you infrequent updates which are directly related to the publication you are downloading.

Donation information and secure transactions

Transaction security: When you donate to Grameen Foundation via our website, your donation information is encrypted and transmitted by way of a secure connection. Grameen Foundation uses your credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation, and it is not disclosed for any other purpose.

Donation page: When you donate to Grameen Foundation, we collect credit card and contact information necessary to verify and complete the transaction, as well as your communication preferences. We will follow those preferences in using your personal contact information to send you future mailings.

General security: To protect your personal information, we use technologies and processes such as encryption, access control procedures, network firewalls, physical security and other measures. These measures increase the security and privacy of information traveling to, from and within Only our authorized employees or agents carrying out permitted business functions are allowed to access personal information.

Updating your personal information

You may contact us any time to review the personal information we have on file and or to request corrections at:

Manager of Annual Giving
Grameen Foundation
1101 15th Street NW, 3rd floor
Washington, DC 20005
(toll free) 1-888-764-3872 x125 or outside the U.S. (202) 628-3560 x125

Contact us by email

In addition, if you signed up to receive any of our online newsletters or communications, you received a welcome message immediately after you signed up. It contains a web address where you can access and update your online account information. If you do allow others, including family or household members, to access Grameen Foundation members-only services, please understand that you are responsible for the actions of those individuals.

Notice to contributors:

FLORIDA: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free, within the state, 1-800-HELP-FLA. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. MARYLAND: For the cost of postage and copying, documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401. MICHIGAN: Grameen Foundation USA’s Michigan registration number is: MICS 24720. NEW JERSEY: Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement. NEW YORK: A copy of the latest annual report can be obtained by writing to Grameen Foundation USA, 1101 15th St., NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20005 or from the Office of the Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. North Carolina: Financial information about Grameen Foundation USA and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919- 807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the state. PENNSYLVANIA: The offi cial registration and fi nancial information of Grameen Foundation USA may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of state by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. VIRGINIA: Financial statements are available from the State Division of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218. WASHINGTON: Grameen Foundation USA is registered with the Secretary of State, information relating to our financial affairs is available from the Secretary of State, and the toll-free number for Washington residents is: 1-800-332-4483. WEST VIRGINIA: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and fi nancial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.