IISc Bangalore
ODAA - Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, IISc Bangalore


IISc invites partnerships with companies and organizations interested in investing in the Institute's mission.

Your generous contributions would go a long way towards supporting our mission to foster innovative research and education initiatives that benefit society. We invite you to get in touch with us to identify and explore causes and projects that would benefit most from your support.

All contributions will be acknowledged appropriately and the necessary receipts and documents for tax purposes will be sent to the contributors within the deadlines for tax purposes as required. Periodic reports will also be sent to the contributors as required.

Projects

The Institute has identified several areas and projects that could benefit greatly from corporate, alumni and philanthropic support. Many of these projects fall under the Corporate Social Responsibility categories listed in the CSR Rules 2014 (Schedule VII). There is no minimum limit for contributions to any project. We also welcome partial funding and joint funding from multiple contributors.

For more details on specific projects, please visit the Projects page.

Please contact us at development@odaa.iisc.ernet.in for further details about these projects and to discuss how you can support these initiatives.

Corporates/Organizations

Corporates can contribute in general to IISc in one of 2 ways:

  • By Cheque/DD:
  • Contributions can be made via cheque/DD with a covering letter/email stating the name and details of the project. Cheque/DD can be drawn in the name of "The Registrar, Indian Institute of Science" and sent to:

    Office of Development and Alumni Affairs
    C/O Prof. G. Rangarajan, Chairman, Division of Interdisciplinary Research,
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012, Karnataka
    Phone: 080-22933590/3591
    Email: development@odaa.iisc.ernet.in

  • By Wire transfer:
  • Please get in touch with us at development@odaa.iisc.ernet.in for details of IISc bank account for wire transfers as and when appropriate. In the case of wire transfer, a follow-up email stating the purpose, contact details, transaction reference number and any other necessary details in order would be required for administrative purposes.

    CSR Funding:


    We invite corporates to support projects under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR Rules, 2014). We would be happy to discuss and explore these projects and partnerships in detail. ODAA will take responsibility for preparation and submission of necessary documents required by your organization's CSR Committees. Get in touch with us at development@odaa.iisc.ernet.in or +91-80-2293 3590/3591.

    Individuals (non-alumni) & philanthropists

    IISc welcomes contributions from individuals and philanthropists towards special projects and initiatives such as Chair Professorships, travel grants for students and faculty members, departmental research initiatives, etc.

    Contributions can be made in one of two ways:

  • By Cheque/DD:

  • Contributions can be made via cheque/DD with a covering letter/email stating the name and details of the project, and your contact details. Cheque/DD can be drawn in the name of "The Registrar, Indian Institute of Science" and sent to:

    Office of Development and Alumni Affairs,
    C/O Prof. G. Rangarajan, Chairman, Division of Interdisciplinary Research,
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012
    Phone: 080-22933590/3591
    Email: development@odaa.iisc.ernet.in

  • By Wire transfer:

  • Please get in touch with us at development@odaa.iisc.ernet.in for details of IISc bank account for wire transfers as and when appropriate. In the case of wire transfer, a follow-up email stating the purpose, contact details, transaction reference number and any other necessary details in order would be required for administrative purposes.

    Tax information

    The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has been recognized by the Govt. of India as an Institution of national eminence, a Deemed University, and one of the premier research institutions in India. In light of this, the following exemptions have been allowed under various Rules and Acts:

  • Contributions made towards scientific research to the Indian Institute of Science are exempted under Section 35(1)(ii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
  • The Institute is exempted from the provision of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976 as per Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs letter No.II/21022/14(3)94-FCRA.I, dated 23rd December 1994.
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    Make a Contribution


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    Mailing address:

    Please fill and send this form with your cheque/DD to the following address:

    Indian Donors:

    The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, C/O Chairman, Division of Interdisciplinary Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012

    North American Donors:

    IISc Alumni Association of North America, 897 Independence Ave, 4 C, Mountain View, CA - 94043, USA