The Genesis Foundation for Children places the highest priority on protecting the privacy of our donors and holds all donor information in strict confidence.
The Genesis Foundation does not sell, trade or share the personal information of our donors, supporters or friends.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 617-367-7070.
Donor Bill of Rights
The Genesis Foundation for Children takes great pride in its responsible fundraising practices. This Donor’s Bill of Rights is provided for current and future donors to ensure that we understand your expectations and to uphold your confidence in our organization.
The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education as well as being endorsed by a number of other organizations.
The Genesis Foundation embraces this Donor Bill of Rights and abides by its guidelines.
All Donors of The Genesis Foundation have the right:
I. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
III. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
V. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.
VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.”