Pay-What-It-Takes India Initiative
To address the chronic underfunding of NGOs in India, The Bridgespan Group has joined with leading philanthropies—A.T.E. Chandra Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, EdelGive Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Forbes Marshall—on the Pay-What-It-Takes India Initiative.
Research Publications & Toolkits
Enabling philanthropy to achieve its potential, effect social change
Is Indian philanthropy ready to turn a critical lens on itself? Bridgespan's Pritha Venkatachalam and Ingrid Srinath of the Centre for Social Impact & Philanthropy make the case for philanthropy to act now in The Hindustan Times.
Pay What It Takes Philanthropy: Building Stronger and More Resilient NGOs
Introducing our initial research at Dasra Philanthropy Week 2021, Bridgespan described the magnitude of the indirect cost funding gap and how it impedes rural nonprofits and Dalit, Bahujan, or Adivasi-led organisations more than others.
Omidyar Network India co-sponsored the initiative in 2020.