GuideStar India is open to all NGOs registered in India.
To get featured on GuideStar India, an NGO needs to:
1)be registered as Trust/Society/Sec 25 Company in India and
2)have a verifiable address.
What are the minimum documents an NGO is required to give us:
any one of: Trust Registration Certificate/ Trust Deed with Sub-Registrar's stamp/ Society Registration Certificate/ Cetificate of Incorpration under section 25 of the Indian Companies Act
any of the following, not older than 2 months, stating your address for correspondence: telephone bill/ electricity bill/ bank statement (not bank pass book)
We require photocopies that are attested by the NGO's authorised signatory and carry the NGO's stamp.
Watch out for our post about the Pre-Registration form and process.
The official GuideStar India blog
Welcome, NGOs and all those interested in NGOs in India!If you are running an NGO or working for one, you will find opportunities and resources for your organisation.
If you or your organisation want to direct your time, money, products or services to NGOs that can can make the most effective and efficient use of your donations or grants, you will find this blog and http://www.guidestarindia.org/ useful to announce your offer to NGOs.
You will also get to read about statistics and issues concerning transparency & accountability of the Indian voluntary sector.