FAQ

Can I donate directly using NEFT bank transfer?

Yes, you can setup Siri Bank account and donate directly using NEFT. It saves 2.9% transaction fee. Please send email to care@sirifoundation.net after the transfer is done to receive your 80G tax receipt.

What is danamojo? Why the donation page takes me to danamojo service?

Danamojo is a trusted donation management platform for over 500 NGOs in India including Siri Foundation. It is our payment gateway for online donations.

I am an Indian citizen (Indian passport holder), but living in a different country- am I allowed to donate to Siri?

Yes, you can donate from anywhere in the world if your citizenship is from India.

I have OCI card (Oversees Citizen of India), can I donate to Siri?

No, you cannot donate to Siri foundation because of the foreign country citizenship. NGOs in India required to have FCRA approval to receive donations from donors in foreign citizens. We are working on the FCRA approval from government of India.
However, you may donate to Asha for Education for now, and Siri will receive funds based on onetime FCRA approvals.
The other option is to influence your family members in India to donate to Siri.

Why “Asha for education” for donations in USA and other countries?

Asha is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and all donations are tax exempted. Asha keeps us honest in following the right process including FCRA approvals and paperwork. Siri Foundation relies on Asha for Education to raise funds in the USA. Asha’s Federal Tax ID Number is 77-0459884
Donations for Siri projects supported by Asha for EducationMore details please check ashanet.org

I live in USA and would like to donate to Siri foundation, what is the process?

The first question is ­­– Are you a citizen of India? If Yes, you can donate
If you are not an Indian citizen - No, you cannot donate to Siri foundation because of the foreign country citizenship. NGOs in India required to have FCRA approval to receive donations from donors in foreign citizens. We are working on the FCRA approval from government of India.
However, you may donate to Asha for Education for now, and Siri will receive funds based on onetime FCRA approvals.
The other option is to influence your family members in India to donate to Siri.

Are there any tax incentives for my donations in India?

Yes, all donations in India are tax exempted as we have 80G certification. If you file taxes in India, please take advantage of this tax incentive.