Funding Agencies

Funding Agencies Supporting Auroville

Over the past decades, Auroville has received support from a considerable number of governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, corporate donors, and private well-wishers in India and abroad. These have made possible specific research, pilot projects and programmes, in Auroville and the neighbouring villages.

International Organisations
  • European Commission (EC)
  • ICEF (India - Canadian Environment Facility)
  • OECD/Hunger Campaign
  • United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UNCHS)
  • United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
Foreign Governments & Governmental Organisations
  • AUSTRALIA: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • BELGIUM: Algemene Belgische Ontwikkelingssamenwerking (ABOS)
  • CANADA: Canadian High Commission in India
  • DENMARK: Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
  • FRANCE: Ministère des Affaires Etrangères
  • GERMANY: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit
  • Deutsche Welthunger Hilfe (FAO)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
  • Foerdergemeinschaft Rotary Ludwigshafen
  • German Agro-Action
  • German Appropriate Technology Exchange(GATE)
  • Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW)
  • Ministerium für Bundes- und Europa-angelegenheiten des
  • Landes Schleswig-Holstein
  • JAPAN: Japanese Embassy in India
  • NETHERLANDS: Royal Netherlands Embassy in India
  • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand High Commission in India
  • SPAIN: Government of Navarra
  • Municipality of Pamplona
  • U.K.: Overseas Development Administration (ODA now DFID)
  • USA: V.I.T.A. (Volunteers in Technical Assistance)
Foreign Non-Governmental Organisations
  • AUSTRALIA: Quaker Service Australia
  • CANADA: Centre Créatif l'Elan
  • FRANCE: Alliance Française
  • Association Vitalis
  • Communautés d'Emmaus
  • Secours Populaire Français
  • Caritas
  • Deutsch - Indisches Kinderhilfswerk (DIK)
  • Dritte Welt Kreis (DWK)
  • Friedrich-Naumann Stiftung
  • ITALY: Association VIDYA
  • Himalaya Trust
  • JAPAN: Human Performance Institute
  • NETHERLANDS: Stichting de Zaaier
  • SPAIN: Fundacion Centro Sri Aurobindo
  • U.K.: Commonwealth Human Ecology Council (CHEC)
  • Findhorn Foundation
  • U.S.A.: Earthstewards Network
  • Foundation for World Education
  • Infinity Foundation
  • Institute of Evolutionary Research
  • Matagiri Centre
  • Merriam Hill Centre
  • Sri Aurobindo's Action Centre
  • Threshold Foundation
  • Trickle-up Program
  • Turtle Island Fund
Indian Government and Governmental Organisations

Government of India

  • Building Material & Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC)
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Environment
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources
  • Ministry of Rural Development
  • Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO)
  • Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR)
  • Indian Navy
  • Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)
  • National Wasteland Development Board (NWDB)

Pondicherry Government

  • District Rural Development Agency (DRDA)

Tamil Nadu Government

  • Tamil Fund
  • Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA)
  • Tamil Nadu Family Welfare Board
  • Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Board
  • Tamil Nadu State Forest Department
  • TRYSEM Programme
Indian Non-Governmental Organisations & Businesses
  • All India Books
  • Aurofood
  • Auroshikha
  • Bombay Natural History Society
  • Credit Himatsingka
  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • Indian Tobacco Company
  • Janagri
  • J.R.D.Tata Trust
  • Modi Charitable Trust
  • New Horizon Sugar Mills
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  • Sri Aurobindo's Action
  • Sri Aurobindo Memorial Fund
  • Sri. Dorabji Tata Trust
  • Sri. Ratan Tata Trust
  • Tata Energy Research Institute