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Funding for NGOs

Funding is a crucial matter for a root level NGO. There are different funding agencies to donate NGO that provide the support and funding to the nonprofit organizations. They provide the support following their well set guidelines, rules, terms and the parameters that they consider to judge a project or organization for the funding purpose. The basic interest of these agencies is to help in social cause and entrepreneurship. The funding could be FRCA based that is foreign organizations which are interested in funding and the other one being government funding for a cause or project. We excel in Project Proposal writing that may obtain the federal grants or may help NGOs in convincing a board of directors to fund your new initiative.We provide the project proposal with the entire work area, the plan and the implementation program that is required along with audit strategy. This entire process is required for government or Institutional funding. There are varied fund raising plans that help your organization set priorities, cultivate multiple revenue streams; strategies, and goals. This limits the chances of crisis fundraising. These days Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or corporate Fund Raising is intimately connected to NGO which helps in raising resource from the organization those having an agenda for corporate social responsibility. NGO Consultancy guides and consults to social welfare organizations to get the funds under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a social responsibility of the corporates and companies under that they have to be integrated social welfare and development concerns of the society and the stakeholders. CSR is applied for the companies who have turnover of more than 5 billion rupees or benefit of more that 500 million rupees in India. The companies under CSR has to donate 2 percent fund of their profit in the financial year for the social development work and social welfare issues.The funding for the social work is also available from the foreign funding agencies. There are different foreign fund raising agencies who want a complete structured planning of a project that they could well anticipate. So for all the above mentioned fund raising agencies and techniques there are few steps that needs to be followed vehemently. Our experts are there to give NGO in depth solution to all of these staring from it nascent stage to the ultimate stage where the final touch by our professionals will ensure the fund raising that NGOs have been longing for. The strategies need to be strong and the execution and the implementation of the entire process should be right enough to provide NGOs the funding. We are one of the esteemed NGO consultancy service and we take pride that we may help NGOs in funding for your non-profit organization. We would be glad to help your ground level organization reach its zenith with the social welfare ideas. 

What is required for Donation, Grant and Funding from Government Ministries and Private Funding Agencies:

> Memorandum of Article/ Sanvidhan/ Trust Deed.
> Registration Certificate of NGO (It can be separate or along with Memorandum/Trust Deed).
>  Profile of NGO.
> Annual Reports of NGO [Program Activity Reports (along with photos, news cutting and head-wise description of programs) of last three years or less, whatever the   terms and requirement of Government of Funding Agency/ Fund Provide Group/ Company].
> Income Tax Returns with Audit Reports or Audit Reports (Last three years Returns/Audit or less, whatever the terms and requirement of Government of Funding Agency/ Fund Provide Group/ Company).
> To find out the suitable project that can be sanctioned (Consultant can help to provide availability of suitable projects according to Profile of applicant NPO. Representative of NGO have to decide that what and where they have to apply for which project from the available suitable options as discussed and suggested by the Consultant).
> Application for Fund/Grant.
> Project Proposal for Funding (It can be according to the pre-decided format or have to prepare if there is no format available for the grant where NGO wants to apply to get Financial Support. In Funding Project Proposal NGO have to submit the required documents and information, Justification to get Funds (Why funding is required, detail of the expenditure of the funds. The Project Proposal for NGO funding prepares NGO Consultants).The authorized representative of NGO have to submit the project proposal with all mentioned and required documents to the Fund provider.
> Followup letters to follow the funding approval process if required or necessary.

Funding Agencies

Grant and Funding Support Provider Organizations of India for NGOs
Here is the list of main Funding Agencies and Organizations that provide grant and financial support to the Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) / Non Profit Organizations (NPOs) in India. The following is the list of International Funding Agencies (Foreign Funding Agencies), Donors, Philanthropy groups, Charity Organizations, Grant and Funding Agencies and Organizations are the Private Funding Agencies of India, Foreign Funding Agencies along with State/ Central Ministries of Government of India and public sector organizations that are granting funds and financial support to NGOs. The funding agencies and grant supporters provide funds according to their guidelines, terms and conditions in certain pre- for social decided parameters. Most of the funding agencies provide funding to the grass-root level NGOs who really work
sector, social causes, entrepreneurship and associated with welfare programs.We do not endorse or recommend any agency or organization for any purpose, the information is for contact purpose only, assuming that the enlisted agencies and organizations support and help volunteers, NGOs and groups for their social cause or entrepreneurship.

The following Agencies are currently working and supporting NGOs in India :

•Abilis Foundation
•Action Aid India
• Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)
•American India Foundation (AIF)
•Andheri Hilfe-Bonn
•Ashoka-Innovators For The •Public
•Association for India’s •Development (AID)
• BNI Misner Charitable Foundation
• British High Commission Small Grants Scheme
• Caritas India
• Childline India Foundation (CIF)
•Christian Aid
• Christoffe-Blindmission
• Concern
• Concern India Foundation
• Dalit Foundation
• Dark & Light Blind Care -The Netherlands
• Department for International Development (DFID) Find Your Feet (FYF)
• Friends of Women’s World Banking
• Functional Vocational Training & Research Society
• Girls Global Education Fund (GGEF)
• Global Environment Facility (GEF)
• Help Age India
 •India Development & Relief Fund
•Indo Global Social Service Society (IGSSS)
• International Centre For Eyecare Education (ICCE)
• International Disability & Development Consortium
• International Network of Alternative Financial Institution (INAFI)
• Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
• National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD)
• National Foundation for India (NFI)
• National Handicapped Finance & Development Corporation (NHFDC)
• National Innovation Foundation
• National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC)
• Nehru Yuva Kendra Snagathan (NYKS)
•Oxfam GB-India
• Oxfam Hongkong
• Oxfam Trust
• Plan International India
• Population Action International
• Rajeev Gandhi Foundation
• Rastriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi (RGVN)
•REACH India
•Save The Children (Canada)
•Save The Children-UK
• Sight & Life
• Sir Dorabjee Tata Trust
• Sir JN Tata Endowment
• Sir Ratan Tata Trust
• Sir Ratan Tata Travel Grant
• Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
• Society for Promotion of Wasteland Development (SPWD)
• Terre Des Hommes (TDH)
•The Asia Foundation
• The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
• The Ford Foundation
• The Global Fund for Women
• The Hunger Project
• The John D and Catherine TMac Arthur Foundation
•The Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF)
• The Poorest Areas Civil Society Programme against Poverty in India (PACS)
• The Stichting Kinderpostzegels Netherland (SKN)
• The Tata Trust
•Voluntary Health Association of India
• Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
• Wadhwani Foundation
• World Bank
•World Neighbours

Government Funding Ministries


NGO Grant and Funding Support Schemes – Ministries of Government of India

• Government of India Webpage Providing information about Grant and Funding from Ministries and other Authorities
• Government of India Schemes for NGOs Ministry of Culture
• Ministry of Tribal Affairs
• Ministry of Women & Child Development
• Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
• Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • Ministry of Human Resource Development
• National AIDS Control Organization (NACO)

You can check the available funds and parameters in the following Ministries/Departments/Organization, if your NGO is eligible according to the guidelines then you can apply. The funding issued on the Projects by the concerned Ministries/Departments/Organizations based on the Annual Reports, Audit Reports, Profiles and other factors of the applicant

1. Department of Chemicals And Petrochemicals
2. Ministry of Culture
3. Ministry of Environment, Forest And Climate Change
4. Department of Higher Education
5. Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
6. Ministry of Panchayati Raj
7. Department of Science And Technology
8. Ministry of Social Justice And Empowerment
9. Ministry of Tribal Affairs
10. Ministry of Women and Child Development
11. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
12. Department of Bio Technology
13. Development Commissioner Handicrafts (M/o Textiles) 14. Department of Consumer Affairs
15. Nai Roshni (M/o Minority Affairs)
16. Seekho Aur Kamao (M/o Minority Affairs)