Get involved in YOUR city and locality - Improve Your World
Get involved in YOUR city and locality - Improve Your World
Get involved in YOUR city and locality 
Improve Your World Home | About Us | Sitemap | Search | Contact Us 





Home >> Mumbai Nonprofit Organisations >> Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP)

The Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (est.1986) is a resource Centre specializing in areas of not-for-profit law, taxation, financial management, resource mobilization and Human Resource Development.

 

Its main programs and services include:

 

i)                    free consultancy services to a wide range of non-profit organizations in areas of registration, tax exemptions, finance, management, etc.;

ii)                   publications which include a bi-monthly journal called ‘Philanthropy’ and a range of   resource books; 

iii)                  seminars, workshops and training programs;

iv)                  research and dissemination of useful data and information on philanthropy;

v)                    periodic representations to government on behalf of the philanthropic sector.

 

In 1991, the Centre, under the late Shri. H.T.Parekh’s leadership, launched the Bombay Community Public Trust which is today an independent and professionally managed trust that mobilizes local resources for local needs.

 

The Centre has membership strength of more than 400, comprising a fairly representative cross- section of corporate bodies, grant-making foundations, NGOs and professionals involved in the field of philanthropy.

 

Membership Categories

 

1)       Patron: Any individual or institution may become a member by paying a one-time membership fee of Rs. 50,000/-

2)       Institutional: Any institution, including company, association, trust, society, etc., may enroll under this category by paying a one-time fee of Rs. 7,500/-

3)       Associate: Any individual or institution may enroll under this category by paying a one-time entrance fee of Rs. 750/-, together with an annual fee of Rs. 750/-. (In other words, at the time of joining, one pays Rs. 1,500/- and thereafter Rs.750/- annually)

4)       Subscription for receiving Newsletter: Rs. 300/- per annum.

 

 

Board of Directors

 

1)       Mr. R.M. Lala (Chairman)            Author and former Director Sir Dorab Tata Trust

2)       Mr. R.R. Chari                            Commissioner of Income tax (retied)

3)       Mr. K.M. Desai                           Charity Commissioner – Maharashtra State (retied)

4)       Mr. D. M. Forbes                         Chairman – Forbes Marshall Group

5)       Dr. B.R. Barwale                         Chairman  - MAHYCO

6)       Mr. B.D. Thanawala                     Chartered Accountant

7)       Mr. Arvind Deshpande                  Social activist

8)       Mr. Kishore S. Rao                       Consultant

9)       Dr.(Mrs.) Zulie Nakhooda              Managing Trustee – India Sponsorship Committee

10)   Dr. Harsha Parekh                      Managing Trustee – Bombay Community Public Trust

 

Mr. Noshir H. Dadrawala Executive Secretary – Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy

 

For further details/information contact us on Tel: 022 22846534 or email: centphil@vsnl.com

 

Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy brochure

 

 

Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy

Mulla House, 4th Floor

51, M G Road, Flora Fountain

Mumbai 400 001

Tel: (022) 22846534

E-mail: centphil@vsnl.com

Web: www.capindia.org