Deval Sanghavi

About Deval Sanghavi

Deval Sanghavi is the co-founder of Dasra, an India based strategic philanthropy foundation which brings a field building approach to create systems change in India. Over the past 20 years, Dasra has actively shaped the philanthropic sector by building stronger institutions such as Magic Bus, Educate Girls and SNEHA, has worked with leading foundations including Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives, Tata Trust, Omidyar Network and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and works closely with government departments at a state and national level to put impact first in the development agenda. Dasra's work spans across a spectrum of focus areas, such as creating collaborative funding platforms in the fields of Adolescents, Urban Sanitation and Democracy and Governance in India. Reinforced through a research-backed approach and institution building for non-profit organisations, Dasra focuses on prioritizing human lives at the centre of all of its thinking.

As co-founder, Deval provides strategic guidance and support to a 100+ member team, is an advisor to multiple family foundations and serves as a trusted confidant to leading NGO leaders and management teams.


Innovations in Collaborative Funding

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description Funding collaboratively is key to helping social purpose organisations scale and achieve full impact. This session brings experts on innovative funding models together and explore the pros and cons of each constellation with a…Read More

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