Privacy and Security Statement
The Michigan 4-H Foundation supports Michigan 4-H Youth Development to prepare youth for meaningful and productive lives.
The Michigan 4-H Foundation is a public foundation headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, USA. The foundation is licensed to solicit charitable gifts by the state of Michigan (MICS 2751) for the support of Michigan 4-H Youth Development. The foundation is a direct partner of Michigan 4-H Youth Development which is a program of Michigan State University Extension. The foundation:
Provides grants to state and local 4-H programs for the development of new youth development programs in Michigan communities, the training and development of adult and older teen volunteers and to continue successful ongoing 4-H programming.
Seeks and manages private gifts and grants that support the Michigan 4-H Children's Garden, the nation's premier garden site for children which opened in 1993.
Owns and operates Kettunen Center, the state 4-H youth development training and retreat center located on 160 acres in Tustin, Michigan.
A report containing the percentage of charitable contributions expended on program, administration, and fundraising is available upon request.
Our online forms can receive private information across the public Internet. Donate to the Michigan 4-H Foundation online with confidence. Every credit card donation is encrypted (scrambled) using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. Secure URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) are constructed using "https" instead of simply "http." If your browser is Firefox 2, the web address will have a yellow background and a locked padlock will be next to the web address indicating the page is secured and auththenticated by Thawte, our SSL provider. If your browser is Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, you will see a locked yellow padlock next to the web address at the top of the screen. Older versions of browsers may indicate the web page is secure by a locked padlock in the lower right hand of the browser screen.
We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to offer safe and secure credit and debit card transactions for our donors. The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive donor information through the credit card and electronic check processing networks (see an online payments diagram).
If you prefer, we can process your transaction by phone, fax or mail. Call us at (517) 353-6692 during our business hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F, fax us at (517) 432-3310 or mail your order to 240 Spartan Way, East Lansing, MI 48824-6005.
When we ask for your personal information (for a donation, for requesting information, or for registering for events), we use the contact information to provide you with confirmation of your gift, confirmation of your event registration, the information you request, or to verify information. Donor information is shared with Michigan State University for donor recognition purposes.
The information and elements provided on the Michigan 4-H Foundation Web site, including but not limited to all design, text, and images, are the property of the Michigan 4-H Foundation. The Michigan 4-H Foundation holds all copyright interests in such material, unless indicated otherwise.
Links to other sites
Our Web site links to other sites (other sites refer to any site not on the www.mi4hfdtn.org server). The Michigan 4-H Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites.
Linking to us
You may provide a link to this Web site on another Web site with the following terms:
The link must point to the URL "http://www.mi4hfdtn.org", not to any other page. If you wish to link to another page, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The link, when clicked on by a user, must display a full-screen, not within a frame.
The Michigan 4-H Foundation has the right to revoke permission to any organization providing a link to the Michigan 4-H Foundation's Web site at any time and at the discretion of the Michigan 4-H Foundation.
Thank you for reading our privacy and security statement. Online privacy and security is very important to the Michigan 4-H Foundation. If you have any questions or concerns about this website, please contact email@example.com.