Upasana Joshi

About Upasana Joshi

Upasana Joshi is a development professional with over six years of experience in project management, community mobilization, donor engagement and fundraising. She has worked with International Agencies like International Union for Conservation of Nature and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Currently she is working in the capacity of an independent consultant and supporting grass root agencies in project development, project implementation and resource mobilization.

Using Social Media to Enhance Your NGO Visibility

We have been living in the age of internet for quite some time now. Internet has enabled producers reach out to millions of consumers and vice-versa. It has helped connect writers to millions of its readers. In recent years the world of internet has come up with another new communication and social channel. Social media is a catch-all term for sites that may provide radically different social actions. Over the last few years, social media has emerged as an important medium of communication … [Read more...]

How to Frame Goals and Objectives in a Project Proposal

Goals and objectives form the most important part of a project proposal and one should pay great attention while framing them. Setting the goal is often the first step towards developing a proposal as it lays the foundation for the project. Next in process is defining objectives that would help in achieving the goal. Program managers should not overlook both these steps as, well drafted goals and objectives facilitate in developing an articulate proposal that has high chances of getting … [Read more...]

Understanding NGO Registration in India and other Important Financial Information

The word NGO in India refers to an entity that remains once Government and Business are removed from the framework. These entities work towards the general betterment of the society and function as small units which fill the gaps at places where Government can’t reach effectively and business cannot be done with meaningful returns. The term Non Government Organization or NGO is used as an umbrella to cover all legal entities that seek charitable and philanthropic funds towards betterment of … [Read more...]

How to write a Case for Support for your NGO

As an NGO you might have developed several case studies to document your project results or while conducting research on a particular topic. Along with show casing your organizations work, case studies can also be used to solicit funds from donors. When case studies are used as a fund raising tool they are referred as Case for Support.  When approaching a donor for soliciting funds, your case statement forms the most important document. Developing a case for your NGO facilitates in engaging … [Read more...]