Giving to CSDS

The Centre welcomes grant support from individuals and institutions for its work. Your grant will help us support our uniquely independent critical voice, and help foster CSDS as a hub of ideas and collaborations for a long time to come.

There are many ways of helping CSDS financially. You can:

•   Endow a named Grant to the CSDS corpus
•   Endow a named Chair in the Centre
•   Endow a specific research area, programme or project
•   Support Fellowships around a specific theme
•   Support Research Scholarships for PhD programmes in CSDS
•   Support research infrastructure such as the Library

Indian funders can avail of tax deduction as CSDS has been notified by the Central Government for carrying out Social Science Research under Section 35(1)(ii) and 35(1)(iii) of the Income Tax Act. Individuals as well as private companies receive tax exemption and credit when supporting CSDS.

If you wish to make a donation to CSDS please write to director(at)