NGO Newsletter May 2012

In This Issue
Top 10 NGOs who received funds in May
Need free legal assistance? Checkout how?
Used computers for donation!

blind welfare council
May 1, 2012 which is Gujarat foundation day was celebrated at Blind Welfare Council - Dahod as “Gujarat Gaurave Din”. On this occasion Chief Minister, Narendra Modi honored their Managing Trustee & Hon. Gen. secretary Yusufi Kapadia for his contribution in the field of disability.

Ritham Special School for the Mentally Retarded Children celebrated their annual day and sports day recently. See photo of a cultural program performed by its students.

Launched in 2010, Trust Law from Thomson Reuters Foundation Service is a global hub for free legal assistance and news and information on good governance and women's rights. A free vehicle to spread the culture and practice of pro bono work around the world. They connect those who need legal help with lawyers willing to work at no cost. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), social entrepreneurs, and governments in need of legal support but who cannot afford it and lawyers who want to engage in high impact pro bono work can register with TrustLaw. For more details, visit the link. Refer to the attached template and contact Imane Hajji or Daniel Rostrup for any further queries.

Relationship Manager

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From June, every GiveIndia partner NGO will have a Relationship Manager (RM) who will be the single point contact for GiveIndia. The listing team will be in touch with you next week to introduce you to your RM. We hope that this step will help us engage better with our partner NGOs & help them maximize their potential through our platform.

Top 10 NGOs funds (INR) disbursed in May

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Useful Tech Bytes

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STMicroelectronics Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2001 with its major program of Digital Unify, that aims at spreading the benefits of digital technology, by providing free of cost both the technology as well as the basic training to those who have no knowledge of how to use a personal computer and access the internet. STMicroelectronics Foundation is committed to partner with deserving NGOs active in the field of ICT, Human development, Social/Rural Development for the progress of country without any political & religious discrimination. For more details about the Digital Unify program and partnership related information write to , or contact Chhavi on +91-9810288635.

Donation of used computers

One of GiveIndia's Payroll Giving corporate partners, Allscripts, has offered to donate used computers out of its Bangalore, Pune and Vadodara offices and the number of computers that will be allocated to the NGO will be based on the requirements of the NGO. The NGO needs to specify  the purpose for which they will be using these computers (data entry, education etc). Contact Mr. Gulab Tilekar directly for more details about this donation.

Tip: 4 words that Non-profits need to
Stop using Replace with
underserved - doesn't describe who they are and why they need help poor
synergy - overused, glib word win-win, partnerships
charity - one sided partner- they make things happen for whomever they serve
challenging bad, difficult

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