India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI) was set up by Government of India with approval of the Cabinet in 2008 as a not-for-profit trust to facilitate Overseas Indian philanthropy into social and development projects in India.
What does IDF-OI do?
IDF-OI facilitates Overseas Indian philanthropy into social and development projects in India.
What type of projects does IDF-OI support?
Presently, IDF-OI is promoting projects pertaining to Swachh Bharat Mission, Clean Ganga Mission and projects in States of India, for philanthropy/contribution by Overseas Indians.
What payment method can I use?
Contributions can be sent to IDF-OI through a bank transfer to IDF-OI bank account.
What mechanisms are used by IDF-OI to ensure transparency in IDF-OI`s functioning?
Accountability, transparency, regular reporting and feedback mechanisms are important aspects of IDF-OI’s functioning. IDF-OI has put in place a robust mechanism for quality control and regular reporting/updates to contributors on projects funded by them. IDF-OI provides inputs to the contributor about utilisation of resources, the feedback about outcomes and impact of their contributions.