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ENGLISH | KANNADA
Support the following programmes:
If you would like to make your contribution by cheque or demand draft, please draw it in favour of 'Akshara Foundation' and mail it to the following address:
Akshara Foundation.
No.621, 5th Main,
OMBR Layout(near Axis Bank)
Banaswadi,
Bangalore-560043.
PH:080-25429726,27

Please attach a cover note along with the cheque/bank draft stating your full name, PAN number, email address, contact number, full postal address and the programme that you would like to contribute to.
Individuals who wish to donate can make direct bank to bank transfers and all the necessary details are given below:

Beneficiary Name: Akshara Foundation
Bank Name: Axis Bank
Branch: Kasturi Nagar
Account No: 231010100038368
IFSC / RTGS Code: UTIB0001446

In case of online fund transfer, please send a mail to asha@akshara.org.in with your transaction details, full name, PAN number, phone number and postal address.
Donors in the USA can now make tax deductible contributions. All the organizations mentioned below are 501(c)3 Organizations. All donations made through them will receive a Tax Exemption certificate.
1. Through Indians for Collective Action (ICA). Donations can be made in two ways:

a) Cheque drawn in favour of ICA/Akshara can be mailed to:
Indians for Collective Action, 3838 Mumford Place, Palo Alto, Ca 94306

b) If you wish to donate online, you can go to: http://icaonline.org/donate and choose Akshara Foundation from the drop-down menu for projects. Donations can be made via paypal or credit card.
In case of questions or for more information you may contact Abhay Bhushan (akbhushan@aol.com, 650-868-6645)
2.Through Global Giving : Click here
3. Through CAF America : Click here
4. Through Agora Fund : Click here
  • We do not accept any anonymous donations.
  • Refund: Once a donation is made it cannot be partially or fully refunded.
  • All donations to Akshara Foundation are 50% exempt from tax under section 80G.
  • Tax exemption is valid only in India. If you do wish to get tax exemptions on your donation please mention your PAN number issued by the Government of India on the donation form.
  • Delivery: Acknowledgement letter or receipt of donations will be mailed to you. Kindly provide your address

1. Are there any Tax benefits for my donation to Akshara Foundation?
All Indian donations to Akshara Foundation are 50% exempt from tax under section 80G. We will mail it to your postal address within 45 working days.
All Foreign donations through GlobalGiving and CAF America will receive a Tax Exemption certificate from them.


2. How do I ensure that my donation for the NGO is utilised properly?
Akshara Foundation is very transparent in its costs. Accounts and programmes are audited regularly and strict guidelines on finances are maintained as per accounting guidelines at all times. Click here to see our latest Annual Report.


3. Whom can I contact regarding my donation?
For more assistance or information on donating to Akshara Foundation, please do write to asha@akshara.org.in


4. What information is sent to the donor?
Do sign up for our quarterly newsletter Akshara. These will be mailed to you providing updates on programme activities and sharing success stories supported by your donations.


5. Can I make a donation as a tribute or on specific occasions?
Yes, you can make a donation as a tribute or on special occasions.
If it is a tribute, along with your donation details, please send the following details to asha@akshara.org.in
• Tribute Type: In honour of / In memory of / In support of
• Name of the person
• Special occasion