We are grateful to the trusts, foundations, corporations and individuals who supported India Foundation for the Arts in 2002-2003.
Trusts and Foundations
Sir Ratan Tata Trust:Corpus Fund and Draw-down Fund for Grant Making, and grant to support IFA’s grant budget.
The Ford Foundation:Grants to support (1) theatre development (2) other grant programmes and (3) promote arts education and strengthen IFA’s fundraising capabilities.
The Japan Foundation:Support for field research on arts education in South-east Asia.
Institute of International Education:Support for IFA staff to attend a fundraising conference and an orientation programme at Arts and Business,U.K.
Fundacao Oriente:Co-sponsor of IFA’s grant to Ranjani Mazumdar for research into the social world of the Bombay film poster.
TI Cycles:Support to underwrite IFA’s grant to Bharat Sharma for Chaali, a highway dance circuit, which takes contemporary dance to new audiences across south India.
VST Industries:Support to underwrite IFA’s grant to Dastkar Andhra for the documentation of the traditional designs of the cotton handloom weaving industry in Andhra Pradesh.
For fundraising performance by Aditi Mangaldas and her troupe in New Delhi:
The Park, Delhi: Hospitality sponsor
Godfrey Phillips India (Pvt.) Ltd: Co-sponsor
For fundraising performance by Alarmel Valli in Bangalore:
The Park, Bangalore: Hospitality sponsor
UB Group's Mc Dowell's No 1: Co-sponsor
R.K.P. Shankardass: Donation for grant making.
Priya Paul: Donation to IFA’s corpus.