For Companies

We create customized CSR strategies aligned with your company’s values, expertise, products, stakeholder expectations and long-term vision and drive effective implementation leading to long-lasting change within communities you work with and causes you espouse

For Donors

From philanthropists to foundations to individual donors, we propagate informed giving practices, facilitate conversations among sector players, build sector knowledge, help raise funds for causes, and design programs that improve lives at a systemic level

For NGOs

We work closely with our network of NGOs across India to bring you access to funding, partnerships with companies, new models, in-kind donations, enhanced communications capabilities and much more. Join our network today to make your work strategic, scalable and sustainable

Our Impact

Our impact is widespread and intensive. From women's health to free eye check-ups for children, from financial literacy to safe waste disposal, from vocation training of youth to employment opportunities for rural communities - our programs have helped change millions of lives


[PEOPLE AND PERSPECTIVES]

Cisco India’s CSR story

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In conversation with Samhita Social Ventures, Archana Sahay, Asia Pacific Japan China, Community Relation lead at Cisco, talks about the potential that the Companies Act 2013 holds for the social sector, focus areas of Cisco’s CSR activities, and how employee engagement can be leveraged.

[Knowledge Center]

Mandatory CSR under the Companies Act, 2013 – Making it work

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When the President of India gave his assent to the Companies Bill, 2013 on August 31, 2013, India became the first country to mandate corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities by companies from April 1, 2014, through a statutory provision (Sec 135 of the Act). The passage of the Act is but a first step. The new ruling has catalysed partnership between the corporate and the civil society; this is the central idea for growth of CSR Projects.

[Knowledge Center]

Jammu & Kashmir floods – How can companies play a key role?

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Jammu and Kashmir is battling one of the worst floods in decades. More than 300 people have lost their lives and thousands remain stranded. In such a situation, companies can create substantial impact by supporting relief efforts and playing a vital role in long-term rehabilitation efforts.

[IN THE NEWS]

[The Economic Times] Catalytic philanthropy leading to high- impact engagements

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Samhita Social Ventures is featured in this Economic Times article which talks about a distinguished generation of philanthropists who are changing the philanthropy landscape in India with their unconventional approaches, their ability to think big and think differently, and back it with large tranches of their wealth.