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Q: Privacy protection for 501(c)3 donor lists ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Privacy protection for 501(c)3 donor lists
Category: Relationships and Society
Asked by: ashima_saigal-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 16 May 2006 09:50 PDT
Expires: 15 Jun 2006 09:50 PDT
Question ID: 729382
I am on the board for a nonprofit organization. I would like to see
the list of donors from our last fundraiser to thank those donors whom
we know gave on our behalf. Is the list of donors a privacy protected
list or is it public information? The organization does publish a list
in its quarterly newsletters which go out to about 1600 people and

Even though the organization has already sent a thank you to all
donors, we feel that people who know us and have given on our behalf
deserve a more personal thank you. The CEO does not want to allow us
to have access to the list for privacy reasons.

I would like to know the process as it should be followed and to know
how other organizations handle such cases.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Privacy protection for 501(c)3 donor lists
From: nelson-ga on 16 May 2006 16:41 PDT
What does the org's privacy policy say?
Subject: Re: Privacy protection for 501(c)3 donor lists
From: pygmysperm-ga on 23 May 2006 20:14 PDT
Write your thank you letters and ask the 501(c)3 to mail them for you.
Be prepared to pay the postage.

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