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|||61 List of Foreign Donor Agencies in India|
|||Some worthwhile projects and charitable causes on which Card Aid has spent its profits are listed at
And their concept is interesting:
Card Aid enables companies and charities alike to custom print their charity Christmas cards with a specific message and the details of the benefiting charity. Card Aid supplies millions of charity Christmas cards to over one hundred charities a year.
Reizod Foundation donates new shoes to children in need who are
served by the following organizations:
Asian Foundation for Help
www.eda.admin.ch/india_dlh/e/home/buseco/list.p.html is a good list of Swiss companies in India - complete with address, phone numbers, email id's, websites, etc.
'American Service to India' sent funds to support programs that empower the poor. Support is provided for medical care and education, including scholarships that enable girls and boys to attend premier institutions of higher learning. Details are in www.americanservicetoindia.org/About/about.html . Each year at least two Board members travel to India at their own expense.
Any organization funded by ASTI must be registered as a nonprofit organization under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act, and register for a permit to receive foreign currency with the Foreign Currency Registration Act (FCRA). Finally, submit an Annual Report on activities.
Indias Development www.aidindia.org
AID is a big organization with 36 USA chapters and working in 18 different
states of India with over 100 projects supported in the past. The Mumbai
Chapter of AID is at
|||Asha for Education www.ashanet.org , in pursuit of its goal of socio-economic development of India, it focuses on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change. Started in 1991 at the University of California at Berkeley, Asha has grown into a 35 chapter organization committed towards Universal Primary Education in India by 2050.|
|||Serve India Forum www.serveindiaforum.net is a forum or a network for building relationships, awareness and partnerships amongst all non-profit organizations (NPOs) registered in the US that are supporting development projects in India. List of organizations working with Indian NGOs is at www.serveindiaforum.net/sif2002/index.html#about-npos|
|||Rejuvenate India Movement www.indiamovement.org is a network of organizations and individuals working together for India's development. RIM works by sponsoring volunteers who work full-time in a village on the felt needs of the villagers.|
|||US Grants for Indian NGOs: SPAN is a bi-monthly magazine of the American Center in India. The July- Aug issue is a must-read for NGOs. See it at newdelhi.usembassy.gov/wwwhspjulaug.html and request for a copy.|
|||Direct Relief International,
California, has a long history of medical assistance to India, providing
aid shipments there since 1959. Immediately following the 2001 Gujarat earthquake,
Direct Relief International provided over 50 tons of medical goods and shelter
supplies including nutritional products, pain-relief medications, antibiotics,
first aid and surgical supplies, wheelchairs, orthopedic devices, blankets,
and tents in coordination with the Diwaliben Charitable Trust, Mumbai.
Direct Relief International has been working with the Trust since 1996 to
identify medical needs and distribute supplies to healthcare institutions
and programs throughout India. www.directrelief.org/sections/information_center/press_detail.asp?id=26
For 54 years, Direct Relief has provided medical, material assistance in the form of pharmaceuticals, supplies, and new and refurbished medical equipment to over 3,000 charitable health facilities worldwide. In 2002, the organization provided more than $67 million (wholesale value) in medical aid to 60 countries, enough provisions to keep hundreds of local health professionals and clinics productively engaged and treat millions of patients. Direct Relief is recognized by Forbes Magazine as among the most efficient charities in the country and by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as a top U.S. Charity and the largest private international relief organization in California. The organizations website is at www.directrelief.org.
PO Box 97764
TST, Kowloon Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2735-6544 Fax: (852) 2730-7090
Established in 1967,the object of the Shamdasani Foundation is to serve the under-privileged and destitute in India. We support schools for the handicapped, health centres and hospitals for the poor and needy, and support homes for the aged, blind and disabled.
|||UK-based businessman Raj Loomba, the founder chairman of the Pushpawati Loomba Trust, a UK-based charity aims to provide education to a hundred children of poor widows in each State in India. www.theloombatrust.org|
|||Vibha has supported more than 150 projects in India to enable child development. see www.vibha.org and email your project proposals to email@example.com|
|||EMMS, UK, trains medical students for work overseas. It is involved in primary healthcare programmes in India e.g. www.emms.org/volunteers.htm and can support your hospital, clinic, or healthcare activity.|
Foundation is calling for project proposals to do research and/or
develop educational materials, whose objective would be to improve the authenticity
of portrayal of Indian traditions in the educational system. These projects
would result in one or more of the following: books, curriculum development,
articles, conferences, CD-ROMs, digital slide shows, Internet presentations,
and audio/video materials. Topics covered may include: philosophy, history,
religion, science, art and sociology, as they pertain to the educational
curricula on Indic traditions.
- Association for India's Development
is voluntary, not-for-profit organization organization
that supports a wide variety of
social service and development projects addressing problems such as
literacy, health care, rural credit, vocational training, women's empowerment and children's welfare.email firstname.lastname@example.org see
UNDP - The United Nations Development Programme www.undp.org.in is actively involved in supporting the national development priorities of India for the last five decades. Historically, UNDP has supported India in strengthening its national institutions and in the dissemination of advanced know-how in diverse areas. The directions for the Country Programme (2003-2007) have emerged from rigorous assessment of the outcomes of on-going programmes and in-depth consultations with diverse state-holders, in close collaboration with the Government. The Country Programme (2003-2007) covers 5 thematic areas:
Development: From Analysis to Action
|||GEXSI brokers "development deals" and partnerships world-wide among organizations and investors. See www.gexsi.org and email email@example.com|
Strauss Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations
to support programs that
educate policy makers on the need to include human rights protections in trade agreements;
increase local monitoring and enforcement of labor and health and safety laws;
educate workers about their rights and increase their knowledge of financial literacy and health issues; and/or
create positive partnerships between non-profit organizations and contractors.
Details are at www.levistrauss.com/responsibility/
|||NABUUR Foundation dream of giving tens of thousands of local communities (Villages) in developing countries access to the resources they need to solve their problems. Resources that are available elsewhere in the world: information, existing solutions, expertise, ideas, manpower, money. See www.nabuur.com/modules/freepage/article.php?articleid=5|
helps women and girls improve their economic perspectives and social conditions
- International Association of School Librarianship, USA, funds school
libraries in developing countries to purchase books. Each grant is for
|||IDRF supports NGOs on a project-by-project basis in areas concerning children, women, healthcare, education and tribal welfare. email firstname.lastname@example.org . see www.idrf.org or www.idrf.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Hncontent&pa=showpage&pid=69|
|||Johnson & Johnson's charitable efforts include a number of campaigns to promote the health and safety of children. See www.jnj.com/community/policies/index.htm|
|||The American India Foundation is dedicated to provide a secure channel for philanthropic funding in the US and its effective utilization in India in partnership with best-of-breed NGOs, foundations and non-profit organizations. Contact www.netangle.com/aifweb/about.html|
Foundation, Japan, works actively to eliminate Leprosy in India.
see the Nippon Foundation Library at nippon.zaidan.info/ and search for 'India leprosy' .
you stop giving and offering something to the rest of the world, it's time
to turn out the lights."