Domestic institutional philanthropy from CSRs, corporate foundations and family foundations has grown to play a critical role in India’s journey towards sustainable and equitable development. There are many examples of successful pilots adopted for scale by government institutions, and a shift towards needs-based, outcomes-driven approaches. Yet, there is limited knowledge sharing and qualitative research on evolutions and trends within this landscape. Between August 2019 and March 2020, Sattva, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, conducted a study to address this research gap.

This report shares insights by study participants provide a set of best practices, lessons learned and common challenges, which serve as useful benchmarks for others. The study also details the variety and concentration of initiatives by sector to help identify areas of potential synergy, and areas of need in a post-COVID world.

To read the report, click here.