[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] This snapshot report presents a rapid response research project on the operational and financial implications of COVID-19 on nonprofit organisations (NPOs) in India. The Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy conducted 52 interviews with nonprofit leaders in the...

[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 March 24, we have been shaken by the images and stories of fellow Indians rendered hungry, unemployed, separated from their families, cut off from access to services, and subjected to the most deplorable conditions due to the...

[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 Lopamudra Sanyal & Ravi Sreedharan, Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) and Ingrid Srinath, Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) at Ashoka University The world was unprepared for COVID-19, a crisis of unprecedented proportions and implications. A...

[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]As part of The/Nudge Foundation's #charcha2020 convening, the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy hosted the track on Regulatory Landscape. The sessions included  in-depth analysis and discussion of the best way forward for India’s nonprofit regulatory landscape and a vibrant...

[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]Join CSIP at #charcha2020 on May 15 for an in-depth analysis and discussion of the best way forward for India’s nonprofit regulatory landscape and a vibrant development sector. India’s government agencies, businesses, foundations, NGOs, and individuals have responded generously...

[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]Have you heard the story about the jar filled with rocks, pebbles, sand and water? We've adapted it to show how philanthropy works in times of crisis, such as India's coronavirus lockdown, using this animated explainer video. To meet...

[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]Donation platform GiveIndia has launched an India COVID Response Fund(ICRF) to support the on-ground coronavirus relief efforts carried out by its network of verified nonprofits. Ashoka University's Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy is a partner in this...

[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]India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs has invited public comment on its Draft Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2020. Under Rule 4 of the proposed amendment, societies and trusts would be excluded as ‘implementing agencies’ to carry...

[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] Ashoka University's Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) is conducting research on India's Corporate Social Responsibility ecosystem and executive leadership curriculum needs. As a CSR leader, your insights will go a long way in informing our research....

[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]This study examines the legal and regulatory frameworks and government systems for governing and engaging with the voluntary sector across five focus areas namely, Registration, Taxation, Regulation, Grants-in-Aid and Consultative Planning, and Enabling Ecosystem. The study recommendations aim...