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National Foundation for India


Philanthropy is not new to India. However, it has been understood more as providing relief to the deprived and the destitute. Over the years, the need to invest in long-term social developement has been acknowledged and such efforts have yielded valuable lessons. These have indicated that administration and management of such interventions require specialized manpower and infrastructure, the absence of which has been an impediment to development initiatives in the corporate sector. This has led to a recognition of the need for a professionally managed body that could identify opportunities, monitor activities and provide systematic feed-back to the investors.

You can make a difference ! The National Foundation for India invites you to join us in supporting meaningful development work across the country. You can

The Foundation accepts contributions from corporate donors, charitable trusts, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donor organizations, international donor agencies, non-resident Indians and individuals.

The Foundation is registered as a non-profit charitable trust in India. Contributions are exempt from tax under Section 80-G and 35 I (iii) of the Indian Income Tax Act. It is also registered under the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act which enables it to accept foreign contributions.

The Foundation will be happy to provide any documentation supporting our status as a non-profit charitable organization to enable foreign donors to apply for tax exemption.

The Foundation will be happy to provide any assistance to help you plan your contribution.

For further details, please get in touch with the Executive Director at the following address :

National Foundation for India
Zone IV-A, Upper Ground Floor
India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road
New Delhi - 110 003
Phones: 91-11-464-1864/1865/8490/8491/8492
Fax : 91-11-464-1867
Email :

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