Foundation for Excellence India Trust (FFE India Trust)

location: BangaloreKarnataka

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Bring about a transformation in the lives of economically underprivileged, academically bright students in India. The mission is achieved through a Scholarship Program. The primary focus of the Scholarship Program is to assist students for studies l
FFE IT was started by FFE Inc., a 501 (c) (3) organization based in CA, USA. The goal of both organizations is to ensure that no meritorious student in India is deprived of the opportunity to realize the dream of higher education for want of finances
Dr. Prabhu Goel and his wife Poonam founded FFE in 1994. Dr. Goel is a distinguished Technologist, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur. He is an active private venture investor and has served on the boards of many companies. He currently serves on the boards of InsideVault and FusionOps. Dr. Goel graduated from IIT Kanpur and was the recipient of the President's Gold Medal for academic excellence. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Full time staff :24
Part time staff:1
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 800
Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 217159535
Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 228279774
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
Number of Scholarships awarded: 4887
Rewards & Recognition
In 2016, Foundation For Excellence India Trust was awarded the Certificate of Accreditation by the Credibility Alliance Good Governance of Voluntary Organiation
In 2016, Foundation For Excellence India Trust was awarded the Listing by the BSE Samman
In 2016, Foundation For Excellence India Trust was awarded the Advanced Level – GuideStar India Gold by the Guide Star India Transparency
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)3,589,3853,050,3012,328,749
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia3,451,3434,647,9983,506,726
Other donations from Indian individuals14,282,14710,739,69210,797,993
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia1,005,895938,779788,478
Other donations from foreign individuals3,758,548589,3991,075,000
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)49,003,18933,618,6996,260,772
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)142,069,028148,839,319116,344,703
Sale of assets000
Total Receipts217,159,535202,424,187141,102,421
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)399,420265,760361,026
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries03,393,6000
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits10,325,2837,679,4804,946,450
Staff training6,00000
Staff travel275,141235,559415,903
Consultant's fees8,317,9742,581,2411,579,738
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)5,063,9657,785,1178,881,904
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)000
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)358,884306,395439,467
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Non-programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits000
Staff training000
Staff travel000
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)000
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)000
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)000
Other non-programme expenses000
Total Payments228,279,774191,411,468126,953,238
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Trust [No.BNG (U) - JNR 160 / 2003-2004]
2 PAN Number:AAATF0985D
3 12-A [No.DIT(E)/12A/Vol.I/F-117/W-1/03-04]
4 80G [No.253/AAATF0985D/ITO(E)-1/Vol 2008-2009]
5 FCRA [No.094421348]
6 35AC [No.]
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 #8, 4TH Main Road, (Next to Indian Bank) Chamarajpet
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,000000
 5,000 – 10,000000
 10,000 – 25,000437
 25,000 – 50,0001910
 50,000 – 1,00,000123
 Greater than 1,00,000022
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Total annual payments consultants (in INR)Number of consultants
 less than 5,0000
 5,000 – 10,0000
 10,000 – 25,0000
 25,000 – 50,0000
 50,000 – 1,00,0000
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 2431451
2 Lowest Paid: INR 157807
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 250000
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel124650
2 Domestic travel254971
3 Local conveyance0
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 379621
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Annual Report & Audited Financials
1Annual report not available.
2Audited Financial Report not available.
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Venktesh N Shukla
 Male, Trustee , INR 0.00,
2 Sudha Kidao
 Female, Managing Trustee, INR 0.00,
3 Smita V Uttarwar
 Female, Trustee , INR 0.00,
4 Rishikesha T Krishnan
 Male, Trustee , INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Venktesh N Shukla TiE Global Chairman and the founder of TiE Angels, formerly President of TiE Silicon Valley, Shukla has had a long and varied career that includes sales, marketing, and general management, and a proven track record of leading companies through rapid growth. Shukla is the newest General Partner of Monta Vista Capital.
2 Sudha Kidao  PhD in Biological Sciences (US) with focus in Immunology. Expertise in designing and managing clinical trials (HIV, inflammatory disease, cardiology); involved in the management of the world’s first HIV vaccine trial.
3 Smita V Uttarwar Ms. Uttarwar has been a Trustee since the founding of the Trust in 2003. She is a management professional with a keen interest in quality control management, and research and development of new products.
4 Rishikesha T Krishnan Rishikesha T Krishnan, is presently the Director, IIM – Indore. Prior to this he served as a Professor of Corporate Strategy at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Rishikesha T. Krishnan is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and has double post-graduate degrees from Stanford University and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
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Board Resolution
SubjectsBoard Meeting/Annual General Body Meeting DateNo. of members presentStrength of the board at the time of this meeting
Budget for the year 2016-201707/07/201744
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201707/07/201744
Annual Report for the year 2015-201611/10/201744
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201611/10/201744
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Staff International Travel
SINameDestination & PurposeGross ExpensesSponsored% SponsoredName of Sponsor Organisation
 INR 124650.00 0 0% NA
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You can communicate with Foundation for Excellence India Trust (FFE India Trust) at
Rajvinder Kaur
No.840, MHT House, 1st Floor, 5th Main, Indiranagar 1st Stage-
Bangalore - 560038,India

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