Name of Event: Intent to Invest: Finance Workshop
Date: March 2, 2020
Participants: 20 participants including Akshaya Patra staff, board members, and existing donors
Goal: Build on the funding ideas crowdsourced at the TAP Forum 2019 including establishing an endowment, creating planned giving campaigns and designing a fund for meeting social outcomes.
Siva Sivaram, Chairman of the Board for Akshaya Patra USA, welcomed the attendees and addressed the fact that even though markets are not doing well and rules are changing, our mission is to continue feeding children in India. He led the discussion around new and changing realities and funding ideas:
Creating a $10 million impact-based fund for Akshaya Patra
How coronavirus will impact fundraising
Virtual fundraising strategy