Invitation for CS Award Applications

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Greetings from NFI !

This is to announce NFI’s C. Subramaniam Award program for Community development and social change for the year 2014-15. The award would provide an opportunity to mid career voluntary sector workers and community leaders to enhance their skills and deepen their leadership qualities. In the past 11 years total 88 fellows for voluntary sector workers and community leaders have been awarded by National Foundation for India.

The applications should reach to the following address latest by 15th September, 2014.

Address for sending application and communication

Amita Pal
National Foundation for India

Core 4A, UG Floor, India Habitat Centre

Lodi Road, New Delhi -110003

Phones : 011-24641864/5 : 24648490: Fax : 011-24641867


A brief of the Award program and the application forms for both the awards are enclosed herewith. We would be grateful if you can nominate fellows to our program for the current year.

Yours sincerely

Amitabh Behar

Executive Director


To provide opportunities to selected fellows to upgrade their skills, deepen their leadership qualities and enhance motivation and understanding on various issues.
To encourage community level leaders who would be able to articulate the need of the local citizenry and mobilize them to access their rights and entitlements.


Voluntary sector workers – giving leadership on constructive work at the grassroots for minimum 8-10 years.
Community leaders – engaged in social movement / constructive at community level, for minimum 8-10 years.
Women candidates will be encouraged for both the Awards.


Award of Rs. 50,000/- and a momento will be given to the selected candidates.


Both, the Voluntary Workers and Community Leaders should send a brief write-up of their experience, justifying eligibility for the Fellowships.
A proposal from the candidate outlining the specific area of work (issue & geographical area) he / she would like to pursue with the Fellowships grant.
The applications for both the Awards should be forwarded by the Chief Functionary of the NGO where the candidate is working.


Community Leaders

Voluntary Sector Workers

Contact Us

National Foundation for India
India Habitat Centre
Core 4A, Upper Ground Floor
Lodi Road, New Delhi 110 003, INDIA

 91-11-24641864, 24641865

 91-11-24648490, 24648491