Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation directly benefitting over 300,000 children and their families every year, through 158 welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in more than 700 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.

Children, their families and the community become the target group for Smile Foundation’s activities as child education cannot be done in isolation and nothing else but education for children can bring long lasting change in the society.

Our Presence
Events & Updates
  • ICSI - CSR Award
    Recognition for rendering valuable services under Social Responsibility by ICSI
  • 9th Edition of RFC
    9th edition of Ramp for Champs in support of girl child education
  • New Zealand Women
    New Zealand Women's Cricket team spends day with Smile kids
  • Excellence Award
    Smile Foundation receives Innovation Excellence Award in Social Sector
  • RFC Bangalore 2015
    Ramp for Champs 8th edition at Orion Mall, Bengaluru
  • Charity Dinner Hyatt
    An Evening of Responsible Luxury to support Girl Child Education
  • Assocham India Awards 2014-2015
    Smile Foundation recognized as Best NGO (Skill Development) by ASSOCHAM
  • FIS supports Smile Foundation
    FIS supports Smile Foundation children and youth in 5 cities
  • Smile kids meet the President
    Smile kids meet the President of India Sh. Pranab Mukherjee on Children’s Day
  • Smile Foundation receives ICAI CSR Award for Women Empowerment
    Smile Foundation receives ICAI CSR Award for Women Empowerments
Our Impact Last Year
  • Education

    • 18,953 children directly provided education
    • 87% of the total eligible students mainstreamed
    • 51% of the beneficiaries were girl children
    • 1264 school drop-outs resumed education
    • 100 libraries set up across 19 states
    • 54 computer centres established across 15 states
  • Healthcare

    • Mobile Hospital programme benefitted 310,047 people directly
    • 96 multi-speciality health Camps were conducted, meeting healthcare needs of 24391 people
    • Women amounted to 54% of the total beneficiaries
    • 18,697 children benefitted from School Health Programme
  • Livelihood

    • Overall 16,000 youth trained and 11,500 placed so far
    • Out of the total youth enrolled under STeP, 81% successfully completed training
    • 68% of the total trained youth got placed in more than 140 reputed brands in first attempt
    • 55% of the total beneficiaries were young women
  • Women Empowerment

    • 7398 Community Awareness activities and 900 Health Workshops conducted
    • 234 women and adolescent girls were trained to be Change Agents
    • Over 25,000 community members sensitised on issues concerning women rights
    • Educational support provided to 47 girls through full scholarships
Glimpses of Programme Happenings
  • Smile children in Avadi
    Smile children in Avadi, Chennai get introduced to computer learning
  • Youth in Angul
    Youth in Angul, Odisha on industry exposure visit to Mahindra Showroom
  • Women particpate in the 

workshop
    Community awareness meeting on immunization and healthy eating
  • Sitaram Nain, Smile Foundation's 

project coordinator
    Felicitation by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics in Barmer
  • Children from ME centre in 

Fatuha
    Children from ME centre in Fatuha, Bihar form Bal Panchayat
  • Dunkin’ Donuts recruits STeP 

students
    Dunkin’ Donuts recruits STeP students in Kamathipura, Mumbai
  • Smile on Wheels initiated in 

Masoodpur
    Smile on Wheels initiated in Masoodpur slum cluster post fire-disaster
  • Smile children in Guwahati
    Smile children in Guwahati, Assam get mainstreamed to formal education
  • Smile on Wheels launched in 

Bilaspur
    Smile on Wheels launched in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
  • Mothers lead the change in Guna, 

Madhya Pradesh
    Mothers lead the change in Guna, Madhya Pradesh
Good Governance

Good Governance Governance is the need of the hour in the development sector to ensure and promote application of best management practices, compliance of law and adherence to best possible ethical standards. Smile Foundation has a four-tier audit and evaluation mechanism to ensure impact of investment, complete transparency and accountability in utilisation of funds. The entire management processes and practices of Smile Foundation are in compliance with the principles of Good Governance.

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Awards/recognitions
Supporters Speak
Supporter

“Working for the development of the less privileged has always been an important aspect of the way we function and work. Hence when Smile Foundation approached us with the concept of having an integrated development project, we immediately committed our support."

Dr. H.P. Kumar, Chairman & MD, National Small Industries Corporation
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Accereditation/Empanelment
  • (CAF) America Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America validated charity since 2014

    The validation is extended to organizations on basis of a 100 point due diligence review, testing parameters such as operations, infrastructure, governance, and activities of an organization. The review process is in accordance with the US laws and has been structured to ensure safe international grant-making.

  • CSR IA Hub An Implementation Agency under CSR IA Hub of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs under aegis of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India.

    In order that corporate can connect with good quality and well established Implementing Agencies, IICA has set up a CSR Implementing Agency (IA) Hub. This would seek to meet the urgent requirement by corporate who would look out for trustworthy and reliable implementing agencies.

  • (CAF) America Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Guidestar India Platinum validated charity

    The accreditation recognizes and verifies the transparency and public accountability of organizations.

  • Organization in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2012

  • Empanelment with National CSR Hub

    Smile Foundation has been empanelled with the National CSR Hub at TISS, an initiative of the Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India.

  • Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India validated charity since 2012 Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India validated charity since 2012.

    This validation is extended to those organisations which ensure compliance with fiscal, legal and regulatory norms currently being followed in India.

  • Guide Star Accreditation with GuideStar as an IRS-registered non-profit organisation

    Smile Foundation has been accredited as an IRS-registered non-profit organisation with GuideStar. GuideStar provides information about a member non-profit's reputation, finances, programmes, transparency and governance.

  • United WaySmile foundation has been listed as a member organisation with United Way Worldwide, a network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories.

    The network seeks to advance the common good and mobilise the caring power of communities around the world by igniting a worldwide social movement, connecting all sectors of society.

  • India Development FoundationAccreditation with India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), under the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India.

    IDFOI’s mandate is to lead Overseas Indians philanthropic capital into India’s Social Sector by forging partnerships between donors and credible non-government and non-profit voluntary organisations working in the Social Sector in India.