[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since August 2016, I have had the rare privilege of helping to create India’s, and South Asia’s, first and only academic centre to focus on social impact and philanthropy. Looking back, as I hand over charge of CSIP...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] : By Divya Chopra   Giving is strongly embedded in Indian culture. Giving in India is not just structured like corporate philanthropy but includes everyday giving by the common man, be it giving to beggars, family and friends or charity...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] : By Mudasir Amin It was the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India in 2020. Scenes of loss and despair were visible all around. Everything that one had previously taken for granted – especially our social lives...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] :By Shaivya Verma   ‘Giving’ in India is not a new phenomenon, and it goes beyond material contributions. Generosity is interdependent which involves cultural traditions, human behaviour and structural and informal ways of ‘giving’. Giving Tuesday describes the act of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy at Ashoka University is delighted to announce the appointment of  its next Director Pankaj Ballabh.  Pankaj will join the centre by November 2022. He will be succeeding Ingrid Srinath, who, over...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ingrid Srinath speaks with Candid about the impact of COVID-19 on India’s social sector, the role philanthropy and nonprofits played in disaster relief, and her hopes for the future. Read the article.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a chat with CSR Box, Ingrid speaks about the mandate of Indian CSR, its short-term impact and the need to go upstream.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLhfP3b5HiY"][vc_column_text]  Watch Here[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Wealthy Indians 20 times less generous than American peers; Power imbalance between donors and NGOs impedes social impact; Need for greater investment in knowledge building   New Delhi, May 2, 2022: The Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy, Ashoka University,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Keynote for the Research Conference on Philanthropy and Giving in India, Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP), Ashoka University, April 28-29, 2022 by Mark Sidel   [caption id="attachment_3914" align="alignleft" width="220"] Mark Sidel is Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]:By Shaivya Verma The concept of ‘giving’ is an integral part of many cultures and religions. For instance, the Jewish use tzedakah to signify charity, the term caritas has been used in Christian theology, zakat is important according to...