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NGO foreign funds


Govt notifies new rules, makes it tougher for NGOs to get foreign funds

November 13, 2020 8:01 am

Any organisation seeking prior permission for receiving a “specific amount from a specific donor for carrying out specific activities or projects” shall “submit a specific commitment letter from the donor indicating the amount of foreign contribution and the purpose for which it is proposed to be given”.

Govt asks 1,222 NGOs to validate bank accounts receiving foreign donations

September 13, 2017 9:08 pm

The list includes Sri Ramakrishna Math, Ramakrishna Mission, Indore Cancer Foundation Charitable Trust, Coimbatore Christian Charitable Trust, Delhi School Of Social Work Society, Hindu Anath Ashram and Madani Darut Tarbiyat.

Bloomberg Philanthropies under home ministry scanner

August 31, 2017 6:02 am

In response to an email query from The Indian Express, a spokesperson for Bloomberg Philanthropies said, “We have not been formally notified about an investigation on Bloomberg Philanthropies; therefore, we do not have a comment.”  

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act: New crackdown on NGO foreign funds

June 15, 2015 3:17 am

In the most important change, government plans to equate “economic security” for NGOs under FCRA with the definition provided in Section 2 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Steps against NGOs may have chilling effects: US

May 07, 2015 6:24 am

After the Ford Foundation was put on the watch list, the US State Department had protested against the decision.

Foreign funding: Govt cancels licences of nearly 9,000 NGOs

April 28, 2015 9:36 am

Notices were issued to 10,343 NGOs for not filing annual returns for the year 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Checking if foreign funds in nuke protest: govt

March 22, 2012 3:22 pm

PMO minister says preliminary reports indicate NGOs against Koodankulam were helped by other countries.