DCF Policy Statement of Disqualified Persons

The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. (DCF) must comply with the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) of 1986 as amended. The Internal Revenue Service can impose sanctions against the Foundation for ignoring the legal principle of private inurement as codified in Section 4958 of the Code. Private inurement principles limit or prohibit the participation of certain people who have a close relationship to the Foundation, which the Code commonly refers to as a “disqualified person.” Donors and the donors’ child, grandchild, great grandchild, stepchild, brother, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law or spouses of those previously named are not eligible for assistance from the scholarship and/or educational grant fund for which they are the primary donor or for whom the fund is named.

DCF Anti-Discrimination Policy

The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF) actively seeks to promote access, equity and diversity. DCF does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, disability, age, genetic information, or other statutorily protected status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, scholarship determination and grantmaking. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, donors, subcontractors, vendors, grantees and perspective grantees.