Our Funding Partners

We are an integral part of AUD which provides us consistent support and guidance through the AUD management, administration and finance units. It also provides a core staff which contributes to its sustainability.

Our activities are largely supported by external agencies including (names) who are essentially our funders and technical partners with some of whom we have developed long term partnerships. Some activities are supported by multiple partners which provides an engaging platform for wider discussions related to policies and programmes on early childhood education and development.

Research Funders:

  • Agha Khan Foundation (AKF)
  • Akshara Foundation, Karnataka
  • Bernard van Leer Foundation (BVLF), Netherlands
  • CARE, India
  • Center for Learning Resource (CLR), Pune, Maharashtra
  • Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), London
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi
  • Mobile Crèches, New Delhi
  • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT), Mumbai
  • Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty, Government of Andhra Pradesh (SERP, GoAP)
  • The World Bank United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
    (a.o.d June 2013)

Research Partners:

  • Andhra Mahila Sabha (AMS), Hyderabad
  • ASER Centre, New  Delhi
  • ICF International
  • Indus World School and Educational Research (IWSER)
  • Learning Imprints, Vadodara
  • Regional Center: National institute of Public Co-operation and
  • Child Development (NIPCCD), Guwahati
  • Vidya Bhawan Society, Udaipur
    (a.o.d June 2013)