GiveIndia and Indiaspora announced in early July that they are entering into a strategic, long-term partnership to amplify philanthropic giving from institutions, foundations, and high-net-worth individuals from the United States to social impact initiatives in India.
Indiaspora works to position the global Indian diaspora as a force for good. Through its philanthropy initiatives, Indiaspora encourages greater philanthropic giving from the Indian diaspora, with a significant focus on giving to India. Between 2020 and 2021, Indiaspora, along with its partners, mobilized $15 million in funding to support COVID relief efforts both in India and in the United States.
“We are delighted to join hands with GiveIndia, given the significant and complementary strengths of both organizations,” said Indiaspora’s Founder and Chairman of the Board MR Rangaswami. “Leveraging Indiaspora’s network of prominent Indian diaspora leaders and GiveIndia’s network of on-the-ground nonprofit partners, we look forward to accelerating global philanthropic giving to India.”
GiveIndia works to alleviate poverty by enabling all donors—everyday givers, high-net-worth individuals, corporates, and foundations—to give to causes in India through its verified network of Indian nonprofits. Since its inception, GiveIndia’s community of more than 2 million donors and over 250 partners have supported more than 2,500 nonprofits, serving more than 15 million people across India.
“We are excited about the opportunities that this partnership with Indiaspora brings,” said Atul Satija, CEO of GiveIndia. “U.S. philanthropists played an invaluable role in our COVID response work over the last couple of years. This partnership allows us to bolster these existing relationships and significantly scale our support for India’s social sector.”
The partnership will operate as GiveIndia in the U.S. and will aim to support over 500 nonprofits in India through philanthropic contributions from more than 200 partners over the next three years.