MAKE A ONE-TIME GIFT
Your support is essential to our work in transforming education in India. Make a financial gift to help bring Akanksha to under-served children and help realize their potential. We are committed to keeping our operational expenses low so that the majority of your donation directly supports Akanksha schools.
It takes just $2 a day or $600 a year to pay for one Akanksha student’s education for a whole year. Make a gift to support Akanksha schools.
MAKE A RECURRING DONATION
The Akanksha Education Fund offers donors in the U.S. a chance to become more deeply involved in our work through our sustained giving programs. Over the next three years, our sustained donors will help us raise over $2 million for Akanksha. These networks of like-minded investors are vital in building our capacity to give over $6 million in funding for educational initiatives in India over the next three years.
- President’s Circle
President’s Circle members commit to giving $100,000 or more a year for three years, for a total gift of $300,000.
Ambassadors commit to giving $50,000 or more a year for three years, for a total gift of $150,000.
- Special Envoys
Special Envoys commit to giving $25,000 or more a year for three years, for a total gift of $75,000.
Diplomats commit to giving $10,000 or more a year for three years, for a total gift of $30,000.
Attachés commit to giving $5,000 or more a year for three years, for a total gift of $15,000.
DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
Akanksha Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We are eligible to receive grants from Donor Advised Funds (DAF). Your DAF grant can help transform the lives of thousands of kids in India who are still struggling for their basic right to education. DAF checks can be sent to our mailing address.
For more information, please contact Development Officer Chandrima Poddar.
You can give to Akanksha through your appreciated stock which can help reduce your capital gains tax. For more information please contact Development Officer Chandrima Poddar to make your donation in stocks.
Create a lasting impact. Leave a gift for Akanksha in your will or by beneficiary designation and join us in changing the course of thousands of lives through equal access to quality education for generations to come. No gift is too small.
- Your gift costs you nothing now
- You can modify your gift during your lifetime if your circumstances change
- You can choose to keep your gift anonymous
- You can make a gift in honor of a loved one
You can include Akanksha in your planned giving by naming Akanksha Education Fund, Inc. in your will or in any of these types of accounts: Donor Advised Funds, Retirement Accounts, Life Insurance Policies, Bank or Brokerage Accounts or Certificates of Deposit.
Tell Us About Your Gift. If you leave a gift for Akanksha, we welcome the chance to say thank you. Your gift may inspire others to do the same. To notify us of a legacy gift you have planned, or to discuss the best gift option for you, please contact Fareeda Ehtesham.
Our official name is Akanksha Education Fund, Inc. and federal tax I.D number is 13-3976569.