SIFI’s vision is to establish a system of efficient flow of funds, resources and information governed by a positive value system that promotes responsible citizenship and effects social and economic development.
WHAT IS SIFI
SIFI is an organization that serves as a matchmaker between enterprising individuals who want to contribute towards positive social impact on one hand; and impactful activities of credible organizations on the other. India is today burgeoning with entrepreneurs, social investors, philanthropists, non-profits, everything characteristic of an evolved and developed society wanting to give back. But what has not caught pace with this trend is the presence of credible and straightforward mechanisms to ease the connection between the giver and receiver. And, within this, the most neglected segment is that of individuals. Thus, SIFI serves as the matchmaker between an interested individual and an impactful activity of a credible organization.
We at SIFI believe that monetary altruism is more of an investment than a simple donation. We at SIFI believe that investments simultaneously involving money, transparency and efficiency will automatically generate sustainability. SIFI addresses the following gaps which when solved create a more equitable and efficient society.
|Current Gaps||How SIFI addresses them|
|Locked up economic and social benefits||SIFI creates a common pool of funds which increases shared value|
|Lack of transparency||Every investor knows exactly how their funds are utilized, has direct contact with their beneficiary and will be regularly updated|
|Unsustainable, single time funding||SIFI will fund NGOs on a sustained basis (for instance INR X every month) vis-à-vis one time donations.|
|NGOs have a multitude of unmet needs||Through a network of driven, talented and capable participants, SIFI fills the ad hoc gap for the participating NGOs (e.g. marketing back up, financial audit et al|