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Causes: International, International Relief

Mission: Support the needy in the areas of education, health care and basic living.

Results: Formed as a group on Aug-13, 2005. Registered as a non-profit in Hyderabad on June-15, 2007. Registered as a non-profit in Illinois on Oct-11, 2007. Acquired 501 C 3 tax exemption status on May-11, 2009. Organizing the events in more than 10 cities across USA. Largest NRI charity organization with 3833 members. Supported thousands of needy people in the areas of education , health care and basic living. Raised/disbursed around $700,000 funds so far.

Target demographics: needy people in the areas of education, health care and basic living

Direct beneficiaries per year: 5000 needy people in the areas of education, health care and basic living

Geographic areas served: India from USA

Programs: Pratibha : To support meritorious but poor students Vidyalaya : To provide basic infrastructure to schools Cheyutha : To provide basic health care Aashraya : To provide basic living for needy

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I came across SPANDANA by chance. I was really impressed with the concept as whatever I thought should be there for public service is included by SPANDANA.

' Pratibha Scholarhsips' in particular is a Wonderful Concept. The execution of the concept is admirable. This is based on my personal experience.

One of our relative - a brilliant student who stood first in Prakasam District in Inter could not do so well in EAMCET because he could not afford Good College coaching.

After he took admission and was in dire need for Scholarship, I thought people like him should get help from SPANDANA and it was applied.

Somehow there was no response. I felt something is wrong as in my view he is one of the most eligible persons for scholarship. I wrote a mail to SPANDANA hoping that reply might come with in a week.

To my surprise, reply came immediately and that too from top person i.e Nidamanaru Nageswara Rao garu. After checking back, I was informed that student is not lifting the phone. After due verification, scholarship was granted.

Hats Off to Spandana People for the Concept and the Execution of the same with Total Dedication.
Gurram Krishna Moorthy

Review from Guidestar


Board Member

Rating: 5

A great platform to donate volunteer hours and reach needy. Pratibha is an excellent project thru which almost 3500+ students get benefitted every year.



Rating: 5

Spandana Foundation is one of its kind. It has solid infrastructure backed by creative individuals. Apt foundation to realize your social responsibility activities..



Rating: 5

A great platform to support meritorious but poor students in India. Support Spandana and help needy people! - Nageswararao Nidamanuru