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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

Girl
Power
Awards

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A big "Thank you" to all the applicants for the Dasra Girl Power Awards, we have selected 17 finalists with impactful and innovative interventions working with adolescent girls in these three areas – Health, Education and Life Skills. These organizations will join us for a workshop where they will pitch to a jury panel and three organizations will be selected as recipients for the 30 lakh prize money. The winning organizations will be announced at the Dasra Philanthropy Week. For more information on the Dasra Girls Power Awards click here.

 

The Chandra
Social Scholarship
 

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The Chandra Social Scholarship is a six-day intensive program on the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) program at the Harvard Business School. With over 100 entries from very strong candidates, we're excited to announce the 5 recipients that will be attending this intensive six day program.

Vandana Goyal from Akanksha Foundation
Zeena Johar from SughaVazhvu Healthcare
Sunanda Mane from Lend-A-Hand India
Dr. P. Srinivasan from Jeevan Blood Bank
Vibha from Ummeed

 

Dasra
Philanthropy
Week 2014

The Dasra Philanthropy Week (DPW) is India's leading philanthropy event bringing together philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, foundation heads and government officials to collaborate, discuss and discover path-breaking strategies to address the challenges faced in India. Now in its 5th year, running with the theme "Girl Power," we're tackling critical issues that will propelling change in India. Through an in-depth exploration of the issues and challenges to girls' empowerment, we hope to find impactful and sustainable solutions to empower the girls as agents of change and leaders of tomorrow. Know More.

Be Bold,
Take
Action

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rules in the Companies Act, 2013 will forever change the way CSR is conducted in India. Beginning in April of 2014, large and medium-sized companies will be required to spend 2% of their profits on charitable causes. This represents both a challenge and an opportunity for more than 16,000 registered companies that will be affected by the law. Be Bold, Take Action, written by Marc Epstein, Kristi Yuthas and Deval Sanghavi, is a guide to the Companies Act and will help you comply with the law and scale social impact. Download it.