Bengaluru-based non-profit organisation, GiveIndia, on Tuesday, announced that it has received a combined grant of INR 23.4 Cr from A.T.E. Chandra Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Omidyar Network India and philanthropist Vikrant Bhargava, towards its mission of scaling up every day giving in India.\r\n\r\nFounded in 2000 by Venkat Krishnan, GiveIndia has been promoting the concept of giving for the last 19 years through its online donations platform and workplace giving partnerships and tie-ups with other online platforms such as Cred, BookMyShow, Grabon, among others.\r\n\r\nWith the new funds, the nonprofit organisation plans to scale up its donor base from 1.7 Lakhs to 20 Lakhs over the next five years. GiveIndia also plans to invest in developing its giving platform, further strengthening the team and widening the base of everyday donors in the country.\r\n\r\nGiveIndia is also looking to partner with online consumer companies and brands to make giving much more convenient, and collaborate with a wider network of corporates to promote giving at their workplace.\r\n\r\nAtul Satija, CEO, GiveIndia said that the organisation serves millions of Indians every year, through over 750 nonprofit partners on our platform. \u201cThis grant will allow us to scale our impact further and get us closer to our vision of seeing every Indian giving back to address social issues facing India,\u201d he added.\r\n\r\nRobert Rosen, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said that GiveIndia\u2019s pursuit of bringing trust, convenience and choice for donors, is aligned with their organisation\u2019s goal to enable more informed and intentional generosity by everyday givers.\r\nHow GiveIndia Is promoting The Concept of Giving?\r\nTo promote the concept of giving, GiveIndia currently offers a suite of products which enables individuals to donate conveniently to any cause, directly on their online platform, at their workplace or through their partners.\r\n\r\nThe Bengaluru-based non-profit organisation also claims to have partnered with more than a hundred corporates such as Ola, ICICI, McKinsey, HDFC, among others, for workplace giving.\r\n\r\nMoreover, its online platform allows an individual to contribute to fundraisers with urgent needs. The platform also allows donors to sign up for monthly recurring donations to other verified nonprofit organisations such as mid-day meal provider Akhshay Patra, Seva Mandir, among others.