FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

GENERAL FAQs

The Hans Foundation funds registered NGOs that have a valid FCRA certificate.

No. The Hans Foundation’s activities are restricted to India alone.

Our core funding areas are education, health, and physical and mental disability. Our mandate includes the advancement of education for all children with a focus on the girl child, specifically in rural and disadvantaged communities; improved access, without prejudice, for those in need to healthcare and related services; and specific dedication of resources will be given to the requirements of people with special needs (mentally and physically disabled) and the elderly. This does not mean that we are unwilling to consider individuals and groups working outside these fields, provided they fall within our mission.

The following is a list of documents that are required by The Hans Foundation:

  • Certified True copy (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) NGO Registration Certificate.
  • Certified True copy (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) FCRA / FC-1 certificate.
  • Certified True copy (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) PAN Card.
  • Certified True copy (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) last IT Returns.
  • Certified True copy (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) last 3 years Audited Balance Sheet.
  • Certified True copy (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) 80 (G) – 12A.
  • Authority Letter of NGOs (Signed by Board Member/ Trustee) – Authorizing an individual from the NGO to interact with us.
  • Proposal for Funding (Signed by the Authorised individual) and past projects executed by the NGO.
  • FCRA Accounts & Bank Details of the NGO.

The proposals are presented to our Trustees twice a year (April and October) for their approval. The final deadlines for full project proposals are end January and end July. Proposals received after the given time period will only be considered in the subsequent half. Notification of our final decision will be given in a timely manner and a schedule will be determined to arrange for the donation to be made.

No. If your organization requires further funding, you will have to provide us with updated reports along with a fresh proposal.

We require a quarterly synopsis of the activities of the organization along with case studies (if any, available for the quarter) as well as photographs for our records. The reports should be submitted in the format provided by THF. In addition, we also require a Quarterly Utilization Certificate duly countersigned by the Chartered Accountant of your organization.

Yes. The team carries out visits before the funding to ascertain the NGOs activities, as well as post funding visits to see the effective utilization of funds by the organization.

FAQs FOR DONATIONS

The Hans Foundation accepts online donations only in Indian Rupees (INR).

You can only make online donations if you are an Indian national with a valid PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card.

Yes, the website is safe for making online donation transactions. Also the payment gateway (Citrus – PayU) is a recognized third party payment gateway. So any transaction also is thoroughly secured by it.

There is no specific amount that should be donated. You may donate as much as you feel you can contribute towards the work done by The Hans Foundation.

Yes. Before making the payment online, there is an option where you may select to receive the Tax Receipt on the email ID provided by you.

A donor will get 50% of tax exemption on the donation under section 80 G of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Yes. Before making the payment online, there is an option where you may select to receive the Tax Receipt on the email ID provided by you.

In case you have not received the Tax Receipt or have lost the receipt, you may write to us at: donations@thfmail.com

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