Fueling the Flame of Auroville's Vision
AWARE Auroville operates on the spirit of collective goodwill and dedication, bringing the digital era’s capabilities into play to carry out its mission collaboratively and efficiently. As we envision AWARE as an entity without unnecessary overheads, we are driven by the gig economy’s innovative approach. Many dedicated individuals have come together to offer their services, enabling Auroville to benefit significantly. However, to access diverse talents, tools, technology, and the valuable time of experts, AWARE still requires financial resources. We appeal to you for your generous donations, which will empower us to create greater awareness about Auroville.
AWARE is a dynamic and conscious endeavor that operates without monetary exchanges. Our services are freely offered, with the aim of fostering human unity. However, to ensure the effectiveness and reach of our programs and projects, we require financial support. Your donations will help us maintain and enhance our capabilities, enabling us to communicate Auroville’s message effectively.
Our Commitment to You:
Your support to AWARE is your contribution to Auroville’s vision. We want to make it clear that no personal favors or exchanges are associated with your donations. AWARE’s services will always be available to the Mother’s City without charges.
We sincerely thank you in advance for your generosity and commitment to promoting the realization of human unity in Auroville and beyond. By donating to AWARE, you are actively participating in the manifestation of Auroville’s profound vision.
Ways to Support:
These options provide donors with a range of choices to support AWARE Auroville’s mission according to their preferences and financial capacity. Your contribution, regardless of the form it takes, will play a vital role in advancing Auroville’s profound vision.
One-time Large Sum Donation
Consider making a significant, one-time donation. These contributions can be instrumental in funding capital investments, such as computers, furniture, equipment, and other infrastructure needs. Your generosity in this form can directly enhance AWARE’s capabilities.
Technology Upgrade: Contribute towards the purchase of state-of-the-art computers and software to improve AWARE’s digital capabilities.
Furniture and Office Equipment: Support the acquisition of ergonomic furniture and essential office equipment to create a productive work environment.
Infrastructure Development: Help fund the construction or maintenance of physical infrastructure, such as offices, workspaces, and communication facilities.
Educational Programs: Direct your donation towards educational initiatives, including workshops, seminars, and training materials to promote Auroville’s vision.
Community Projects: Fund community-oriented projects that enhance the living conditions and well-being of Auroville residents.
Opt for a recurring sponsorship to support specific maintenance aspects of AWARE’s operations. Your ongoing commitment helps ensure the sustainable operation of their initiatives. By choosing this option, you become a consistent pillar of support for Auroville’s mission.
Website Maintenance: Sponsor the ongoing maintenance and updates of AWARE’s website to ensure it remains a reliable source of information about Auroville.
Educational Outreach: Support regular educational outreach programs and events aimed at spreading awareness about Auroville.
Operational Costs: Help cover monthly operational costs such as utilities, internet, and communication expenses to keep AWARE’s services running smoothly.
Staff Salaries: Contribute to the payment of salaries for dedicated individuals who work tirelessly to further Auroville’s vision.
Community Initiatives: Sponsor ongoing projects that benefit the Auroville community, such as sustainable agriculture or renewable energy projects.
Unspecified Small Donations
Every contribution, regardless of its size, plays a crucial role in AWARE’s ability to function efficiently. Small, unspecified donations are directed toward covering administrative expenses, which are essential for the smooth operation of their services.
General Fund: Make a small, unspecified donation to AWARE’s general fund, allowing them the flexibility to allocate resources where they are needed most.
Administrative Support: Help cover administrative costs like office supplies, utilities, and other essential operational expenses.
Emergency Fund: Contribute to an emergency fund that can be used to address unexpected challenges or urgent needs in Auroville.
Community Services: Support community services, such as healthcare, childcare, or education, for Auroville residents.
Sustainability Initiatives: Fund ongoing sustainability projects that align with Auroville’s commitment to eco-friendly practices.
AWARE is a unit under Auroville Service Trust.
Within Auroville – Pls donate to FS a/c no. 251362
Let your support become a catalyst for positive change and a bridge to a more unified world.
Financial contributions for Auroville’s development are channeled through the Auroville Unity Fund from where donations are directed to the designated projects. It is therefore important that clear indication is given when the contribution is made specifically for AWARE Auroville.
For outside donors: Four steps for making donations
- Decide your method of donation – online / offline / India / abroad
- Specify the project – AWARE – while making a donation
- Specify whether you need a tax exemption receipt
- Inform Aware Auroville or Unity Fund about your donation
Credit card payment gateways
Donations made through this channel and which require a tax-exempt receipt need to contact email@example.com for information on how to comply with applicable regulations before placing the donation. Donors from abroad who require a tax-exempt receipt are advised to route their donation to Auroville via the AVI centre in their country.
https://aviusa.org/donations – Auroville International U.S.A gateway, provides tax exemption.
www.aviuk.org/fundraising.htm – Auroville International U.K gateway, provides tax exemption.
Bank transfer - from inside India
Account: Auroville Unity Fund
Account # 10237876031
State Bank of India – Auroville Township
IFS Code – SBIN0003160
SWIFT Code: SBININBB104
Bank Name: State Bank of India Branch Code: 000691
A/C Holder Name: AUROVILLE FOUNDATION
A/c Number: 40106120526
Beneficiary: AUROVILLE FOUNDATION
Purpose: Donation to “Aware Auroville”
Bank transfer - from outside India
For donations from abroad, please check the page auroville.org/contents/5212
Please drop an email to let us know of your donation in your covering letter and specifying whether you would like to receive a tax – exemption receipt or normal receipt.
For cheques or demand drafts
From inside India
Send a cheque or a demand draft payable to Auroville Unity Fund, or directly to Aware Auroville.
Auroville Unity Fund,
Auroville TN 605 101, India.
From outside India
Send a cheque or demand draft to the Auroville International Centre in your country. In that case, donations are to be made in the name of the respective AVI Centre. As tax exemptions vary from country to country, you are advised to inquire with them. In either case, please don’t forget to mention the purpose of your donation in your cover letter.
Donations for Matrimandir, Lands for Auroville Unified (LFAU), as well as for educational & scientific research projects are 100 % tax exempted for Indian citizens under section 35.1.ii or 35.1.iii of the Indian Income Tax Act. Donations for Aware Auroville, is 50% tax exempted for Indian citizens under section 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act.
Please note: If you intend to transfer your donation via the Auroville Internet Donation Gateway and wish to receive tax exemption for the same, kindly obtain prior information from our support team reachable at firstname.lastname@example.org
Donations made directly to Auroville from abroad do not qualify for tax exemption in the home country. If you require a tax exemption you are advised to route your donation to Auroville via the Auroville International Centre (AVI) in your respective country.
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