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Dasra is India's leading strategic philanthropy foundation working with
philanthropists and social entrepreneurs to create large scale social change
Dasra In Action

NASSCOM Social Innovation


NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum is a 'Tech for Good' platform driving technology led innovation for sustained social impact. Applications from social enterprises, not for profits and Students, Individuals and Groups using technology led innovations to solve India's most pressing social could win a grant and get mentorship support. Apply


Dasra in
Annual Report


"Dasra in 2013-14" is our first annual report, showcasing Dasra's work over the past year as well as its impact over 15 years. The report outlines Dasra's objective for building partnerships with stakeholders across the social sector, with the vision of creating large-scale social change in India.
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Lessons from
Business for

The Economist writes on how charities are using business approaches to maximize impact and give funders the best bang for their buck. The article explains Dasra's giving circle model and the need to support charities with discretionary cash for staff, research and infrastructure, highlighting Educate Girls as an example of impact at scale.
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Dasra's Model on
Stanford Social
Innovation Review

Dasra's writes about its 'ecosystem building' approach in the Stanford Social Innovation Review The article - Collective Impact: The Missing Link - talks about how this approach is a critical step before multi-stakeholder initiatives can achieve Collective Impact. It also showcases Dasra's work with the Dasra Girl Alliance and underlines our belief in the power of partnerships.
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