Donations Welcomed:

Gandhigram Trust has been approved by the Ministry of Finance of Government of India for exemption of donations from Income Tax under Section 35 AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) as per the notification given as under :

Name of InstitutionProject or Scheme and estimated cost thereofMaximum amount of cost to be allowed as deduction under Section 35 AC
Gandhigram Trust, Gandhigram, Dindigul DistrictTamil Nadu – 624 302Sustainability and building corpus fund for children’s home/ hospital/ educational institution of Gandhigram Trust [Cost Rs. 100 lakh.]Rs. 100 lakh cumulatively for financial year up to 2016-2017

For Corpus Fund:

This term generally refers to money donated to a charity with the provision that the principle will not be spent, but the income from the principle or corpus will be used for the charity. We would use these funds for the provisions where we cannot or don’t have Government Funds. This is a permanent fund kept for the basic expenditures needed for the administration and survival of the organization. You can donate any amount starting from INR. 250 (Approx USD $4) Click here to donate through www.Giveindia.Org

Offer your Support for a Child’s Education, Clothes and Food:

Give a poor child food, clothing, education, school supplies and medical care for a year at Sowbhagya Illam our Children’s home. Kindly donate INR. 10,000 (Approx USD $155). We will use this amount as follows:

Name of the facility providedCost break down
(Amount in INR) 
2 Sets of casual dress450.00
2 sets of uniform dress450.00
Inner Garments and Towel100.00
Mess Charges7,000.00
Regular Ailments & Annual Medical Check-up1200.00
School Bag150.00
School Fees100.00
Text Books200.00
TOTAL – Ten Thousand Rupees10,000.00