Terms of Use, Privacy Policy & Copyright Statement


Please read the following terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”) as they govern your use of this Grant Application Site. Please note that by using the Site, you are agreeing to the Terms of Use.

Collection and Use of Personal Information. As part of the grant application process through the Center’s platform, you will be asked for information such as your name and email address. The information that we obtain through your use of this Site, whether through the registration and application process or otherwise, is subject to this privacy statement. Unless otherwise disclosed in this privacy statement, the Center will use the information in furtherance of its work as a multidisciplinary Grantmaker, to analyze use of the Center’s website to better understand its applicants, usage of the site and to improve functionality, to support the internal operations of the Center’s website, and for any other purpose that we will disclose to you at the time that we collect the information or pursuant to your consent.

Privacy Statement. The Center will only share your personally identifiable information (such as name and address) with third parties (unless required by law) under the following limited circumstances:

Third parties providing services on our behalf. The Center may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include, without limitation, hosting and administration of this website, analyzing data using tracking tools including, but not limited to, web beacons, and sending communications on our behalf. These third parties may have access to your user information, including personally identifiable information, in order to perform these functions on our behalf.

Legal Purposes: The Center may disclose information to comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims, or government inquiries, to protect the rights and property of the Center or the public.

This privacy statement does not apply to any information that you may disclose publicly in user forums. The Center bears no responsibility for any action, inaction, or policies of any third parties who collect information that users may disclose in user forums or other public areas of this website. By using this website, you accept our privacy practices as outlined in this privacy statement. If you are unwilling to accept the terms and conditions of this privacy statement, we ask that you not use the website. The Center reserves the right to modify, alter or otherwise update this privacy statement at any time. If this privacy statement changes, the revised statement will be posted on this website.

If you have any concerns about how the personal information you provide is being collected or used, please describe your concerns in an email to info@pewcenterarts.org.

Third-Party Sites. The Site may include links to third-party Internet websites including information relevant to you, your organizations and/or related projects. These other websites have not necessarily been reviewed by us and are maintained by third parties over whom we do not exercise any control. Accordingly, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage shall not be responsible for the content, the accuracy of the information, the quality of products or services provided by these third-party websites or the privacy or data collection policies of these third-party websites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement by us, The Pew Charitable Trusts, or The University of the Arts, of any third party or any website, product or service provided by any third party. When a user watches, clicks, or interacts with third-party content that is made available through the Center’s website or navigates to those third-party sites, you become subject to the third party’s terms of use and privacy policies. The user should review the privacy policies of these third-party sites for their policies and practices regarding the collection and use of your information as their policies may differ from the Center’s policies.

Security. The Center’s website is hosted by a secure cloud services platform called Amazon Web Services (AWS). Please review AWS’s security measures at https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/data-privacy-faq/ for more information. While the Center has attempted to create a secure and reliable website for submitting grant applications, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, the Center and its funder, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and administrator, The University of the Arts and the respective employees, agents, officers, directors, legal representatives, predecessors, and successors of each, are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet. You assume the sole and complete risk for using this website and must make your own determination as to these matters.

These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to conflicts of law provisions, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


You acknowledge that this website and all of its current and future content, including, without limitation, content in the form of text, graphics, messages, posts, data, information and other materials (collectively, the “Content”) whether provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (Center) or provided by third-parties, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. You may only use the Content as expressly set forth in this Agreement. UNAUTHORIZED USE, COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, DISTRIBUTING, DUPLICATING, OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF ANY OF THE CONTENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Permission to reproduce this Site’s content for purposes other than related to the grant process must be obtained from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage in writing prior to reproduction. All requests should be directed to the website content and publications specialist at communications@pewcenterarts.org. Content contained in this website that are 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 materials contained in this website may not be modified in any way. You must retain all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content or any copy you may make of the Content. You may not, nor may you allow or aid or abet any third party (whether or not for your benefit) to, copy or adapt any code that comprises the website’s software, HTML, JavaScript, or otherwise reverse engineer, decompile, reverse assemble, modify or attempt to discover any source code used to generate the website or any software or other products or processes accessible through the website, nor insert any code or product to manipulate the Content in any way that affects any user’s experience. Copyright in photographs, illustrations, artwork, graphic images and other non-text based Content contained in this website is owned by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage or its licensors. These non-text based materials may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and/or the other copyright owners, as applicable, regardless of the intended use. These non-text based materials may not be modified in any way.

All requests to The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to reproduce non-text based materials should be directed to the website content and publications specialist, at communications@pewcenterarts.org. Any use of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage name, or the text or non-text based materials contained in this website, to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation or association of the user with or by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is strictly prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, symbols and slogans, including without limitation THE PEW CENTER FOR ARTS & HERITAGE, used in this website and the look and feel of this website (“Marks”) are owned by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, except as otherwise indicated. If necessary to identify The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, or one of its programs, publications or affiliates, you may use a Mark in plain text, without any logo or symbol. Your use must not suggest or imply any sponsorship, affiliation, association, approval or endorsement by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage or any grantee or affiliate, of any person, product, service or activity. Otherwise, no use of any of these Marks is permitted except with the express prior written approval of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. No use of any logo or symbol, or the look or feel of this website, is permitted except with the express prior written approval of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Please visit https://www.pewcenterarts.org/credit-guidelines for more information or contact communications@pewcenterarts.org.

Any views expressed by third-parties on this Grant Application Site are those of the author(s)/contributor(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Center, The Pew Charitable Trusts or the University of the Arts.