Privacy Policy

At Wells Memorial Foundation of Minneapolis, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This page contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Wells and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about this policy, do not hesitate to contact (see bottom of this page).

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

Grant applicants

The personal information that website visitors will be asked to provide, and the reasons for this, are associated with the annual grant application process. As part of that process we will collect the following data from individuals applying for grants on behalf of their respective organizations:

  • Contact name
  • E-mail
  • Office/facility address
  • Phone
  • Cover letter
  • Minnesota Common Grant form
  • Other files support the grant request
  • Amount of requested grant
  • Additional comment or message
  • Online donations

Online donations

Individuals may also elect to make online contributions to Wells as described on the Donate Online page. Basic credit card information is collected on the Wells page but is not stored on the Wells database. Storage of that data is managed through a 3rd-part application (PayPal®) whose own privacy policies are are described here. The data fields collected on that page are:

  • Amount of donation
  • E-mail address
  • Currency code
  • Name
  • Address
  • Credit card identification

“Contact us” links

The website contains links that allow visitors to contact the foundation if they have any questions (see bottom of this page). These links trigger the visitor’s email application to open. No content entered in the email application is stored on the website or its database.

How we use this information

Grant applicants

We use the information to make decisions around whether an applicant organization will meet our current funding criteria.

Wells Memorial Foundation of Minneapolis follows a standard procedure of using website log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and are a part of each hosting service’s analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Like any other website, Wells Memorial Foundation of Minneapolis uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites .For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies“.

Children’s information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Wells Memorial Foundation of Minneapolis does not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.


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Contact Us

Contact us via email by selecting the individual below


Mailing Address

The Wells Foundation
c/o St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
519 Oak Grove
Minneapolis, MN 55403