India NGO Awards

The India NGO Awards were instituted by the Resource Alliance in 2005. Now in its 9th year the 2014/15 Awards are jointly funded by the EdelGive Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation and are organised by the Resource Alliance. The Awards aim to advance the country's non-profit sector by promoting financial and organisational sustainability and strengthening community support of civil society. The Awards seek to:

  • Promote good standards and practices in resource mobilisation, accountability and transparency
  • Create examples and inspiration for other non-profit organisations and promote cross-regional learning
  • Promote the overall credibility of the non-profit sector for long term sustainability


NGOs can apply under one of these categories, based on their annual income for 2013/14:

  1. Small: Annual budget of under Rs 1 crore
  2. Medium: Annual budget between Rs 1 and 5 crore
  3. Large: Annual budget over Rs 5 crore

New Award Introduced

Big Idea, Small Budget: Entries from small and medium organisations (under 5 crore annual budget) which have in the past 12-24 months introduced a successful new fundraising idea or stream of revenue on a small budget.

How To Apply

Entries for the India NGO Awards 2015 are now open. Please complete and return the application form below to The deadline for applications is 28 February 2015.  

Previous Winners

See the winner of the India NGO Awards in previous years.


Please contact with any enquiries about the India NGO Awards.

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