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Support our Annual Fund

Your support is critical to the success of our work. A contribution of any amount to the Annual Fund helps make a difference in the lives of artisans across India while giving us the flexibility to develop projects/workshops that help artisans explore innovative techniques. Your contribution helps us research and preserve traditional arts, strengthen artisan-led enterprises, rehabilitate women from economically weaker backgrounds, and enables us to create opportunities and transform lives across India.

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Support our Programs

Artisan Trainings

Seminars/Trainings are focused on professional development and capacity building of those artisans engaged in arts/crafts which are endangered. In a year four trainings of 5 days each are held on various aspects of skill, enterprise and technology. By donating, you will allow us to organise and disseminate good-quality training to artisans and adequate learning material. More than anything, your contribution would be a huge source of logistical support.

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Cluster Development

Contributions to the Cluster Development program support us in building artisanal capacity, procuring workshop-material and developing better work-infrastructure. Your contribution is especially helpful for artisans to develop their own collective, and be able to use as investments in innovation, without the security of which, they are unable to create with freedom.

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Livelihood & Crafts Entrepreneurship

Donate to this program and help support budding women entrepreneurs walk the path of dignity and empowerment. To revive dying crafts, we encourage women from low-income communities to take the lead to learn, develop and establish their own craft enterprises.
Your contribution will allow us to seed-fund the aspirations of these women by equipping them with the necessary training, resources and infrastructure to impact their own community.

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Youth Leadership

As India gets ready to be the youngest nation by 2020, we endeavour to build capacity of young people and encourage them in protecting the rich cultural heritage of their country.
Through entrepreneurial and fellowship-oriented programs we enable school and university students to design, and lead their own craft-campaigns/cluster projects. Your support will be a source of support to these budding entrepreneurs of tomorrow and will allow them to serve communities without any financial constraints.

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Artisan Residencies

We established India’s first artisan residency with a view to enable artisans to experiment, learn, and innovate – while engaging with different sets of audiences through open sessions. With your contribution, this residency would be able to support artisan-stipends, paint and other material, and cover costs for artisans’ lodging and their individual projects.

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Artisan Innovation Grants

Our Awards & Grants program is only directed at individual artisans for enabling them to pursue education, or innovation in the field of public art.  Your contributions are channeled towards a corpus fund which grant artisans on a regular basis, opportunities to avail travel/education/production related support.

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More ways to give

Gifts-in-Kind

HHF accepts in-kind donations of many types to support its functions and operations. In the past Google has donated paints and creative material, while Global Energy has donated furniture! Write to us to know if your item(s) meet our needs.

Donate by Mail / Phone

Mail us a cheque enclosed with the donation form in the name of

‘Happy Hands Foundation’ to our registered address:

83 Charak Sadan Society, Vikaspuri, New Delhi – 110018

or call us at +91 9810886981 for any queries.

Pay Tribute

Honor a loved one, friend, or mentor by dedicating a tribute-gift in their name.

Corporate Giving

Learn how to make your workplace a force for good by partnering with us through corporate sponsorship, matching gifts, workplace giving, or employee engagement opportunities. Our Corporate Giving supporters include Whirlpool, Google, Kuoni India, Coca-Cola, Pepsico India, HCL, Technopak, Unitech, HSBC, BBDO, DLF Place, etc.

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