The American India Foundation works closely with corporations and foundations to fill critical funding gaps in our programs while enabling us to expand our work into new areas and accelerate impact. Many corporations and foundations partner with us not only to meet crucial development needs in India, but also to establish philanthropic and community engagement platforms across India and providing a nourishing and enriching environment for communities that they serve.

We are proud to feature some of our partnerships below:

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies have shown their commitment to newborn and maternal health through their support of the Maternal and Newborn Survival Initiative expansion (MANSI)—an initiative that trains community health workers in rural, impoverished areas of Jharkhand and Odisha, India, to care for mothers and newborns. The intervention aims to reduce the neonatal mortality rate from 40% to 25% over 4 years and train over 2,000 community health workers.

CITI FOUNDATION

Citi Foundation has supported the Market Aligned Skills Training (MAST) for underprivileged youth since 2011, focusing on the development of financial literacy training curricula for MAST which will be widely disseminated through interactive training programs and an innovative mobile application. The partnership includes support of 14 MAST Centers in Delhi NCR and Jaipur, resulting in more than 3,100 youth trained, 75% of whom are expected to be placed in formal employment

DELL

Dell has supported the Digital Equalizer since 2009 in 99 schools to provide more than 70,000 underserved youth and more than 1,400 teachers with access to technology and empower them with 21st century skills. Dell also expanded its support of Connected Classrooms to 30 schools, creating a collaborative, technology-enabled learning environment for 12,000 students.

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is a strategic partner in the movement to identify and empower female entrepreneurs in India, through its support of the Market Aligned Skills Training program. Goldman Sachs’ support provides training, mentorship, and networking to aspiring women entrepreneurs, while advocating for entrepreneurship to be a viable career option for more women across India to make women economically independent.

THE HANS FOUNDATION

The Hans Foundation has supported our work in education since 2009. In 2014, AIF and Hans have deepened the partnership to include catalytic funding to expand the Maternal and Newborn Survival Initiative (MANSI) to five blocks in Uttarakhand to support essential newborn care for 30,000 infants and 34,000 expectant mothers. The Hans Foundation also launched the Digital Equalizer program in Uttarakhand, reaching 100 schools and 25,000 students, and is supporting the training and job placement of 2,000 persons with disabilities through the VEER campaign.

HUMAN DIGNITY FOUNDATION

The Human Dignity Foundation is a lead donor of our LAMP Pathways program, which helps to increase demand for education and enables girls to attend secondary school in the Kutch district in Gujarat, India. The latest innovation of AIF’s signature LAMP program, providing access to quality education for migrant communities across India, LAMP Pathways is a project of the prestigious Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE), a global multi-donor collaborative to accelerate innovation in secondary education, programming, research, and development.

Infosys Foundation USA

Infosys Foundation USA partnered with the American India Foundation in 2016 to support the William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India that is helping to shape the next generation of American and India leaders committed to impactful change and leadership while also strengthening civil society to be more efficient and effective in India. Infosys is supporting nine Fellows working to accelerate the impact of technology at multiple levels of the system— to unlock the potential of underserved young people, dramatically increase the effectiveness of the work of NGOs and Fellows, and catalyze sector-wide change across borders.

MacArthur Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a lead donor of our LAMP Pathways program, which helps to increase demand for education and enables girls to attend secondary school in the Kutch district in Gujarat, India. The latest innovation of AIF’s signature LAMP program, providing access to quality education for migrant communities across India, LAMP Pathways is a project of the prestigious Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE), a global multi-donor collaborative to accelerate innovation in secondary education, programming, research, and development.

ORACLE

Oracle has partnered with AIF to advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through the Digital Equalizer platform. The partnership aims to create innovative, interactive learning environments for students to learn inquiry skills and critical thinking through effective science education and experiential learning. More than 16,000 students and 150 teachers will benefit from STEM education across 70 schools in the four states of Delhi NCR, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana.

Sarva Mangal Trust

Sarva Mangal has partnered with the American India Foundation to advance education and livelihood opportunities across India. The Trust provides workplace readiness and industry skills training through the Market Aigned Skills Training (MAST) program, impacting 350 disadvantaged young people every year in Rewari, Haryana. In education, Sarva Mangal is helping 30 public schools improve their teaching through technology and STEM-focused pedagogy in the Karimnagar district of Telangana, impacting 5,855 children, and ensuring rural children in Gujarat have access to quality education by underwriting three seasonal hostels in the state of Gujarat.

Western Digital

Western Digital has partnered with the American India Foundation to support the creation and operations of Learning Resource Centers for migrant communities in the Learning and Migration Program (LAMP) in some 250 villages across Gujarat and Odisha, reaching more than 30,000 children. This partnership was launched in 2015 through SanDisk, who supported the Digital Equalizer since 2006, and was later acquired by Western Digital.