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NGO India Resources

Voluntary organizations such as NGOs play a major part in the development of society. The below articles cover almost all the facets of starting an NGO and running one successfully. The topics include how to start a ngo, how to maintain it’s accounts, how to receive foreign contributions under FCRA etc. The below articles are not intended to be exhaustive, it merely gives an outline of procedures. In case of doubt, reference should be made to the relevant provisions of the concerned Acts & Rules or a qualified financial adviser such as a Chartered Accountant.


  • What is an NGO – Non-Governmental Organization?
  • Types of NGO’s in India PDF
  • Charity and Public Utility purpose of NGO’s
  • General Public Utility Meaning and Definition
  • Amendment in the Definition of Charitable purpose
  • Central & State Laws applicable to NGO’s in India
  • NGO Registration and Formation in India
  • NGO Trust Formation in India 2014
  • Trust Deed Format India Sample 2014
  • Procedure for Registration of Trust under the Indian Trusts Act 1882
  • Registration of Trust under sections 11&12 of the Income Tax Act, 1961
  • Registration of Trust Deed Procedure in India
  • NGO Society Formation in India 2014
  • Procedure for Registration of a Society
  • Memorandum of Association Meaning & Format PDF
  • Registrar of Societies Documents to be submitted
  • Certificate of Registration for NGO Trust and Society 2014
  • Section 25 Company Formation Procedure, Fees and Checklist
  • Grant Application Format and Template 2014
  • Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976
  • Foreign Source under the FCRA Act
  • Registration with Central Government under FCRA
  • Prior Permission under FCRA Act
  • The practical problem faced by Multi-Location NGO’s with the FCRA Act
  • Income Tax Provisions and Exemptions for NGO’s
  • NGO Income Tax exemption in India 2014 – 2015
  • Cases where an exemption from Tax is not available for NGO’s
  • Gifting by NGO’s – Income Tax Laws applicable
  • Income Tax Exemption on donations to NGO under section 80g
  • Illustrative Objects clause of an NGO