Last updated: June 29, 2020

Terms of Use

The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation (“We,” “Our,” or “Us”) offers the contents of (the “site” or “website”) to provide information to individuals and organizations (“You” or “Your”) interested in our work. The following policies represent the Terms of Use for this site. By using the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with these policies. Our Privacy Policy and other Terms of Use are subject to change at any time and will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page; therefore, we encourage you to periodically review these policies.

Privacy Policy

We recognize the importance of your privacy and are committed to protecting it; therefore, we are providing this page to inform you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information we receive from visitors to this site. We have made this notice explaining our online information practices available on every page of our website in the footer section.

No personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or email address, is automatically collected from visitors to this site. We do not use cookies to track the site’s visitors and do not require visitors to sign in.

We only collect personally identifiable information that is knowingly and voluntarily submitted by visitors to this site in order to respond to requests for information. Personally identifiable information that visitors submit to our site is used only for the purpose for which it was submitted. When you provide us with your personal information, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy in effect at that time.

We also collect non-identifiable aggregate data that your browser sends regarding the use of the site through services such as Google Analytics for internal research and to inform improvements to the site.

We do not sell, rent, share, or otherwise voluntarily disclose visitors’ e-mail addresses or any other personally identifiable information that you provide to us to any third party without first obtaining your written permission.

No part of our website is designed to attract visitors under age 13. We do not, under any circumstances, place objectionable material on our website.


We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information transmitted to and from this site and take reasonable security precautions to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alteration. These precautions can include but are not limited to, firewalls, secure socket layers (SSL) encryption, Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption, anti-virus protection, anti-malware protection, intrusion detection systems, and system logging. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure; therefore, we cannot ensure or warranty the security of any information you may transmit to us. This transmission is done at your own risk. Once we do receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Third-Party Systems

Please note that applications submitted from this site are linked to the SmartSimple website. We use the services of SmartSimple to accept and manage applications from grant seekers. Your use of SmartSimple is governed by the terms and conditions of that site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of SmartSimple and hereby expressly disclaim all responsibility and liability that may arise there from.

External Links

We provide links from this site to the websites of other organizations or to other external materials for informational purposes only. Your use of all third-party sites is at your own risk. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, security, or the content of such websites. The links do not imply our endorsement of these organizations and we do not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed therein.


We own the copyright for the text of this website, except where otherwise noted. Our text may be used or reproduced for non-commercial purposes, provided that the following copyright is included: “© [insert year of display or printout] Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation.” Permission to reproduce the text for commercial use must be obtained from us in writing prior to reproduction. All requests should be directed to The text contained in this website that is owned by other copyright owners may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of those copyright owners, regardless of the intended use. The text from this site may not be modified in any way.

We own the copyright for photographs, graphic images, and other non-text materials on this site, except where otherwise noted (including in the Photo Credits, which are available on every page of our website in the footer section). These non-text materials may not be reproduced without prior written consent from us and/or the other copyright owners, as applicable, regardless of the intended use. These non-text materials may not be modified in any way. All requests to reproduce our non-text based materials should be directed to

Any use of our name, logo, or the text or non-text materials contained in this website, to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation, or association of the user with or by us without prior written consent is strictly prohibited.

Contact Information

Should you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy or security practices, you may contact us at:

Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation
One Newton Executive Park, Suite 104
Newton, MA 02462

Phone: 857-404-0700
Fax: 857-404-0719