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2017 Grant Application Process

The Foundation develops and funds public interest projects that benefit the South Asian community in the following areas: domestic violence, immigration rights, hate crimes, discrimination and racial profiling, and community access to justice.

The Foundation will award grants to community-based organizations working in these areas at the 2017 SABA Convention. To apply for one of this year’s grants, please download an application using the button below. Completed applications must be returned to foundation@sabanorthamerica.com by April 24, 2017.

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Past Grant Recipients*

Grants Made in 2016

Apna Ghar – Chicago, IL
Daya – Houston, TX
Indo-American Center – Chicago, IL
South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario – Ontario, Canada

Grants Made in 2015

Manavi – New Jersey
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta (AAAJ-Atlanta)– Atlanta, GA
Know Your Rights – Boston, MA
Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) – New York, NY

Grants Made in 2014

Maitri – San Jose, CA
South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI) – Chicago, IL
Raksha – Atlanta, GA
Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) – New York, NY

Grants Made in 2013

Asian American Legal Advocacy Center (AALAC) – Georgia
Asian American Resource Center (AARC) – Austin, TX
MAITRI – San Jose, CA
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) – Washington, DC
South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI) – Chicago, IL

Grants and Funding in 2012

Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) – New York, NY
Indo-American CenterChicago, IL
Sakhi for South Asian Women – New York, NY

OTHER PAST RECIPIENTS OF NASABA FOUNDATION FUNDING

Community-Based Organizations
Adhikaar – New York, NY
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach – San Francisco, CA
Heartland Alliance National Immigrant Justice Center – Chicago, IL
Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network – Atlanta, GA
Just Neighbors – Falls Church, VA
MAI Family Services – Michigan
SAHARA of South Florida
South Asian Network – Southern California
Saheli – Massachusetts
The Sikh Coalition – Fremont, CA and Washington D.C

Bar and Student Associations
Indian American Bar Association of Chicago (IABA)
South Asian Bar Association of Northern California (SABA-NC)
North American South Asian Law Students Association (NASALSA)
South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY)
South Asian Bar Association of Washington DC (SABADC)
South Asian Bar Association of Washington (SABAW)

∗ Click on the organization name to go to its website.