Privacy Policy

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania (GWP) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information you provide when you visit our website. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect information from you, how and why it is used, how it is protected, and with whom it may be shared. By accessing this website, you give your consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of the information as described in this Privacy Policy. This policy applies only to GWP’s collection and use of information through its website and does not apply to the collection and use of information obtained through other means. For questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us at

Personal Information 

We collect your Personal Information on our website when you register for an event, post a job, join a mailing list or participate in other activities on our site., or, for GWP members, when you login using your username and password. If you voluntarily choose to provide personal information, it may be viewed by various people at GWP in the process of responding to your request.  

GWP will use your Personal Information to fulfill your request or other purpose for which you provided it. We may also use it for such purposes as sending you information about our programs, services, and upcoming events as well as other materials that we think may of interest to you. If, at any time, you decide you do not wish to continue receiving these communications, you may opt out as described below. 

GWP will not disclose personally-identifying information collected through the website to third parties except as provided in this privacy policy. We reserve the right to release personally-identifying information about our website visitors when such disclosure is required by law or safety concerns. We also reserve the right to disclose personally-identifying user information to third-party vendors/contractors that maintain and support our technology infrastructure. 

Use of Cookies 

We may use cookies on occasion to track the number of people who visit our site from certain other websites and how they utilize our website. The cookies we use do not personally identify individuals by their name, email address or any other personal attribute. This information is used for statistical tracking purposes only, to help us improve our website and provide visitors with a positive browsing experience. This information is only compiled in aggregate, so that we know how many people are visiting our site each day, how long people spend viewing our site, which pages are visited most, etc. 


We make extensive use of technologies and techniques to help protect the integrity of the personal information you provide to us through our website. Still, you should be aware that electronic communications may not always be secure, in spite of all precautions. If you are concerned about providing sensitive information, you may wish to do so via phone, regular mail or during a personal consultation, rather than electronically. 

All financial transactions on our website are managed through our agent, All such transactions use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, are encrypted, take place on secure servers and occur in real time. Upon completion of each such transaction no credit card or bank information is retained. 

Outside Links 

Our website may contain links to outside websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We cannot be responsible for the privacy protections provided by sites outside of our website, even if they are linked to our website. A link to an outside site, company or organization in no way constitutes an endorsement or approval of that site, information, service or organization, either outright or implied, and we are not responsible for content on outside sites. 

Children’s Privacy 

GWP’s programming and the content at is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. Children should always get permission from their parents before sending any information about themselves (such as their names, email addresses and phone numbers) over the Internet. If you are under 13, do not use this website, subscribe to our mailing list, or provide any information to us. 

Opting Out 

If you register with GWP, you will have the opportunity to review, update, or delete the information you have provided us at any time by logging into the website and visiting the “My Account” tab on the top menu. Additionally, you may send such requests to

If you remove your profile information completely, you may not be able to continue using certain services that require registration. You agree that we may use your information to contact you for member service, to inform you of important changes or additions to our site or the services offered over our site and to send you administrative notices or any communications relevant to your use of our site. If you do not wish to receive these notices, please email us at You may opt-out of certain GWP communications, or unsubscribe altogether, by using the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of any email received from our mailing lists. 


We provide the information on as a courtesy. It is designed for informational and educational purposes only. We make no warranties or representations, whether expressly or implied, as to the accuracy, currency or entirety of any information contained or referenced in this site. We assume no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this site. We do not assume any risk for your use of this site. References to specific products or services do not constitute or imply recommendation or endorsement by us. The individual views and opinions expressed in the site do not necessarily reflect those of the Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania organization.