Empowering Grassroots Mumbai
Smile Foundation conducted a two-day free residential capacity building programme ‘Empowering Grassroots’ for community based grassroots organizations in Mumbai, from December 11-12.
25 select organizations participated in the programme which was focused on building the capacities of grassroots NGOs, keeping in mind the CSR mandate under the Companies Acts 2013 and the giving opportunity having emerged with the growing middle class of India.
Local fundraising for project management, communication and sustainability, good governance for organizational development and strengthening, building organisational competencies through 5-C model were among major sessions conducted by various subject experts, trainers and guest faculty.
In the last two years, Smile Foundation has built capacities of 500 grassroots organisations across India, under the Empowering Grassroots programme.