NGOs in dock

In the vast tapestry of India’s diverse social landscape, a series of threads are being pulled, threatening to unravel the intricate fabric of its civil society.

Overseas funding

The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) stands at the junction of financial accountability and security concerns within the voluntary sector.

Boost for NGOs

A significant amount of CSR expenditure comes with strings attached. There are terms that dictate exactly where and how funds must be used. While this may be appropriate in some cases as corporates would like investments to be aligned with their corporate philosophy and priorities, it reflects a serious lack of trust in the non-profit entities.