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NGO – Trust or Society ?

Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) or Non Profit Organisation (NPO) can be registered by many registration process in India like Society, Company, Trust or any valid formation but status of the registered organisation is equal and equally recognised as NGO (Non Governmental Organisation / Non Profit Organisation).
Registration process of NGO under Indian Trust Act, Society Registration Act, Company Registration Act or any other act/ law are different but status of the registered organisation is equal as NGO. There is no difference in the status of NGO to get funding from Central/State Government Departments/ Ministries, Foreign funding agencies, Indian funding agencies, companies for Corporate social responsibility, individuals or any support agencies.
NGO registered through any process/ act can get registered under Income Tax Act, Foreign Currency Regulation Act (FCRA) or any kind of registration with any Government requirement. Every registered NGO are not eligible for the registration under various departments' registration. The NGO must fulfills the registration process and parameters as required by the concerned department or authority. But the basic registration parameters do not matter that by which act the Voluntary Organisation is registered as NGO.
Just check here the comparison, difference and similarity between Trust, Society and Non Profit Company: Trust, Society and Company.
So now question is that how to register and under which act you have to register NGO? What kind of NGO is suitable to operate and manage? For answer and solution you can discuss with NGO Consultants at

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Fund Raising

How to raise Funds for NGO

NGOs India has been disseminating information for plans, work, strategies and implementation of the programmes for NGOs. Funding is the main requirement for NGOs to implement their plans in social sector. NGOs India has been helping NGOs for getting funds and grants by various informations, knowledge-base and disseminating useful resources to enhance and improve programmes and activities.
The main base that donors, grant agencies and funding organisations provide funds to NGOs are proximity, accountability and flexibility in working with local communities. NGOs have to demonstrate the viability and enable certain solutions to extrapolate the strategies to get funds at the local, regional, national and international level. The NGO management have to maintain professionalism in the NGO and to build adequate trust with the sponsors, donors and funding agencies. To create strategy for funding programmes NGO should start from transparency, accountability and communication. For funding strategy NGOs have to create a plan that should include the way and methods of fund raising. NGOs always need funds even when if already running any project, but after the project ends, they need for more funding to sustain their programme. And it is not easy to get the desired support from donors all the time. NGOs should keep the funding strategy ready to avoid tasks from such situations.
NGOs India has been providing information through useful resources for NGO Fund Raising. Providing the information of funding process that NGO can know that how to raise funds. For fund raising NGOs have to be familiar with the requirements to get funds, preparation to prepare documents, to prepare Projects, to know Project writing tips and basic requirements to prepare effective projects so NGO can get funds almost surely and easily if the NGO deserves for so. NGO resource include various Project Formats, certain Guidelines to Project Proposals, How to get foreign funds, How to write Concept note, How to approach funding agencies to get funds, Why, Where and How to get FCRA, How to get registration u/s 12AA, 80G, 35 AC, 35 AC12 of Income tax act and other Fund raising pattern, ideas and methods to implement strategy and process to get funds.

NGOs can get, organise and raise funds from various methods, processes, programmes, projects and activities:

  • Getting grants from Funding agencies through Projects.
  • Funding from International Funding Agencies.
  • Funding from Government Schemes.
  • Fund Raising from Corporate under CSR.
  • Student and Child Sponsorship programme.
  • Placing Donation Boxes.
  • Fund Raising using Internet Techniques.
  • Online Donations through Website.
  • Create a Social Media Groups.
  • Funding Appeal on Facebook Page.
  • Appeals from Direct Mailing Applications.
  • Sending e-newsletter for Programmes and Activities.
  • Organising Awareness Events.
  • Organising Culture Events.
  • Organising Fund Raising events.
  • Organising Social Campaigns.
  • Fund raising through trainings, conferences and seminars.
  • Cause Related Marketing.
  • Follow the Fundraising process of Existing NGOs.
  • Other Different Fundraising Plans.

Process and Techniques of Fund Raising