[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] 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]The last decade has been more eventful than ever in Indian history from development sector perspective. Few key developments that have brought the impact investing space to limelight are: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was mandated as part 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]A panel of civil society, legal, and technical experts discussed and responded to NGO questions regarding the implications of India's FCRA Amendment Bill. Speakers included: CSIP Director Ingrid Srinath, CAF India CEO Meenakshi Batra, GuideStar India CEO Pushpa Aman...

[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]NEW DELHI — Grassroots organizations that are attached to the Voluntary Action Network India (VANI), an apex body of Indian NGOs, are asking the President of India not to sign the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill 2020, which...

[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 width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Updated October 6, 2020 — The FCRA 2020 amendments have been signed into law, effective September 29. The Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy will continue working with our partners to provide information on the implications of 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]NEW DELHI: SEBI on Monday set up a technical group on Social Stock Exchange (SSE) to develop a framework for onboarding nonprofit organisations and for-profit enterprises as well as prescribe disclosure requirements on financials and governance. The group...

[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 session focused on the experience of researchers from around the globe during the COVID-19 crisis, and global social movements. The different scenarios worldwide provided the lens to look into how have methodologies changed and adapted and what...