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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



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.


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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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,

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.