Philanthropy in the Digital Age

How can we leverage technology in the Indian philanthropy sector to increase informed giving? “If donors are provided with the knowledge, tools and insights they are able to make better informed decisions and create social impact at scale” Indian donors today face a number of challenges that hinder their maximum potential to give, such as:…

Think gender, do better

Akanksha Malhautra (Dasra) says making ‘gender’ a permanent fixture in decision-making “is about being strategic. This is good economics. Ultimately, taking a gender lens is about making the best use of limited resources to maximize impact.”

The shift towards digital philanthropy

Evans Rebello (Dasra) shares on a recent viral social campaign in India and an event in New York that led to an interactive virtual diary to highlight girls’ issues, and previews upcoming online resources for the sector. “Online audiences expect the information they want and need to be available 24/7 in any format. This trend will increase as the number and variety of online communities where people consume information grow, and we want to be where our audience is.”