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This website is owned and operated by the Branch County Community Foundation. Our intention is to inform and educate visitors about our work as a grantmaker, community resource, and philanthropic partner to local individuals, families, and corporations. The Branch County Community Foundation is committed to honoring the privacy of all those we work with, including visitors to our website and subscribers to our electronic newsletters.


Your right to privacy is very important to us. We recognize that providing the Branch County Community Foundation with your personal information is an act of trust. When you visit the Branch County Community Foundation online, you remain anonymous, as we do not require registration to view our website or access information.

We may occasionally ask for your feedback via surveys or other communications to better understand your interests and needs. We will also request information through online forms used to register for a Foundation event or request use of our conference facilities. The Foundation does not share or make public any personal information gathered through our website.


Under IRS Code, the following foundation documents are public information:

• IRS Forms 990 and affiliated schedules for the past three years.
• Exemption letter from the IRS.
• Approved application for exemption with supporting documentation.

Lists of our donors, other than those published in the annual report, newsletter, and other publications, are not available to the public. We do not use or furnish to anyone, except as required by law, any confidential information relating to donors. We do not reveal the name of anonymous donors. Donors may request to have their names omitted from any or all publications.


Throughout our website(s), we offer links to third-party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review their privacy policies as well.


If at any time you wish to stop receiving the Branch County Community Foundation’s electronic newsletters or other communications, or to be removed from our email list, you may unsubscribe from that list as explained in each message. The Foundation will not give your email addresses to other organizations; however, we may occasionally send you mailings regarding events, products, or services by reputable third parties if we think they may be of interest to you. In such circumstances, we do not provide the organization with your information, but send the mailing ourselves.


We welcome comments and questions on this policy. To share feedback or to request information from the foundation, please send an email to or write to:

Branch County Community Foundation
2 W Chicago St, Suite E-1
Coldwater, Michigan 49036

Last Revised: 10/20/2022

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