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Types of funding and planning your CSR projects

Types of projects

  • Grants to startups (i) POC/prototypes (ii) deployments/pilots

  • Shared facilities (infra, equipment, labs) for the ecosystem

  • Fellowships

  • Prizes/ awards

  • Accelerators/ launchpads

  • Events/ workshops/ talks/ clinics

  • Revolving seed fund

  • Contribution to Corpus 

Impact Areas

  • Affordable health

  • Sustainability, environment, clean energy, waste

  • Tech for rehab, disabled, elderly

  • Agriculture, food security and livelihood

  • Water, sanitation, hygiene


  • Social entrepreneurship

  • Women entrepreneurship

  • Rural entrepreneurship

Examples of CSR Projects

Types of project

CSR partners

Grants for POC/ prototype

Indus Biotech, Bajaj Auto, Cummins, Bharat Seats, Garware Fulflex, Pubmatic

Grants for deployment/ pilots

Technip, Expanded Polymer Systems, e-Infochips, Cipla, HDFC Bank, Asian

Paints, Cognizant, Kirloskar, EFL

Incubator infrastructure

IBPL, Bajaj Auto

Equipment and software

Stanley Black & Decker, Solidworks, Ansys, Mathworks, Eppendorf

Ecosystem resources, databases, library



Indus Biotech



Events/ workshops/ talks/ clinics

Intox, Persistent, Praj, Gemini Graaphics