Frequently Asked Questions for Individual Donors    
 


1. What information is sent to the donors?

The donor gets an instant acknowledgement mail on receiving the reconciliation statement from the bank, a receipt is sent via e-mail immediately, followed by a hard copy by post (within India). The receipt is accompanied by a 'welcome pack' which is also a token of appreciation. The donor receives a birthday wish, wishes on important festivals, programme updates and an annual impact report during a year's time.

 

 

2. What will BGS do with my donation?

As soon as the donation through cheque or online is reconciled by the bank, the amount is allotted to the specific programme, which it has been meant for. The utilization and results are managed, monitored and audited. The outcome is reflected in the annual impact report, which is shared with the donors.
 

 

3. How does BGS Foundation ensure that the donor’s contribution is being utilized in the intended way?

Smile Foundation follows the principle of good governance. We have a four-tier audit mechanism to track and monitor the funds raised and utilized. 

 

 

4. How much should I donate?

There is no specific amount that should be donated. However all the programmes have a detailed breakup of the expenditure displayed online.
 

 

5. Is the website safe to make online payments?

Yes, the website is safe for any kind of transaction. Also any information exchange is kept safe and in no condition gets disclosed. Also the payment gateway is a third party payment gateway recognized by the financial institutions under the government of India. So any transaction also is thoroughly secured.
 

 

6. What is the process of keeping the donor’s information safe?

As a credible organization, we honour the privacy of our donors. The donor data is not exposed or shared with any external agency under any circumstances. We have a robust in-house mechanism and server system where the records are kept safe. The entire setup is protected with password and is guarded by surveillance software. The data is kept strictly confidential and only authorized staff with a special non-disclosure bond have access to it.

 

 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Our Aim is to focus on major crises prevailing in society. But we would approach in step-by-step manner. Major part of our activities are yet to begin however the work has already initiated to engage in the cause of it.

We are ready to assist you at every stage of your crises. Feel free to approach us in your journey to create a better life - a better world. Write to us: support@bgsfoundtaion.org

 

To donate click on the Donate Now button and select the cause for which you want to donate.

To take action click on the Take Action button and rest be assured that your identity will be kept confidential.

 

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