Will I get tax exemptions on my donations, and by when?
Yes, SNEHA has certificates for tax exemptions under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. All donations are 50% exempt from tax under Section 80G and are applicable only for donations made by Indian citizens. SNEHA will share a Certificate of Donation in Form 10BE to you on the email id provided within such time as prescribed by the Income Tax Department subject to receipt of Full name, Postal address and valid PAN card number.
How can I donate to SNEHA?
Donations to SNEHA can be made both online and offline. You can donate online by credit card, debit card or Netbanking using the secure donation page. To donate offline, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Which agencies are authorised to collect donations on behalf of SNEHA?
At present, international donations to SNEHA will be collected through GiveIndia. Donors from the USA and UK are eligible for tax breaks through the GiveIndia platform.
Can Indian nationals donate in foreign currencies (US dollars, pounds, etc.)?
Can foreign nationals donate online?
Foreign nationals cannot donate online through the SNEHA website. Online donations from foreign nationals can be done through GiveIndia. Donors from the USA and UK are eligible for tax breaks through the GiveIndia platform.For a direct transfer to SNEHA’s FCRA Account, please write us to email@example.com.
What portion of the donation amount is deducted as transaction fees?
The current transaction fees is 2.8% on domestic donations and 3% on foreign donations by the online payment service provider, subject to change as per government or vendor agreement.
Will I receive a fund utilization report for my donation?
Since donations are pooled together for the cause specified, online donors do not receive a fund utilization report. However, you may review our Annual Reports for programme information and financial statements. If you are an institutional donor and require a fund utilization report, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I contact SNEHA regarding my donation?
How do I make in-kind donations?
SNEHA does not distribute any new or used products in the communities we serve. We have limited, if any, need for in-kind donations, for our beneficiaries. Still you can write to us at email@example.com for sharing more details. However, if you would like to support our work financially, please make an online donation.
If I am a corporate, foundation or individual and I wish to partner with SNEHA, who should I contact?
SNEHA partners with individuals, foundations and corporations. To discuss how we can work with you or your organization, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will an individual’s small contribution help?
You are welcome to contribute any amount starting from a minimum of INR 500, and help us reach out to more women and children.
What happens with my donation?
Once you have finalized and confirmed your donation online, your donation will be wired to our bank account. Your donation will contribute towards our programme and administrative costs. You will get an acknowledgment of your donation within a few hours after completion. If this does not happen, please write an email to email@example.com and we will check on the status of your donation.
Can I get a refund after making a donation?
Once a donation has been confirmed and completed, a refund or cancellation is not possible.
Is it safe to donate online?
Yes, it is safe to donate online. We use a secure payment gateway. However, it is recommended to proceed with the donation from a personal device and to avoid doing it from a public area.
What happens with the personal data I enter to make the donation?
We enforce a strict data protection policy so that the data is secure & safe and will never give nor sell any information regarding our donors to third parties.
Why do I need to share my ID details (such as PAN card)?
As per Government regulations, it is mandatory for recipient organizations to maintain records of donors’ identity. The recipient organization is allowed to issue Certificate Form 10BE only on submission of required donor details, including full name, postal address and valid PAN card number.
How do I make an anonymous donation?
We do not accept anonymous donations.