a CSR initiative, by The Golden Greens
TGG Foundation, a self-sustaining, not-for-profit, registered Public Charitable Trust with the exemption under section 12A & 80G of Income Tax Act, FCRA certified by Ministry of Home Affairs, a member of Niti Ayog (DARPAN) by Government of India and is certified by Guidestar India for transparency. The seed funding of the Foundation is done by The Golden Greens (TGG) and it has imbibed the value system created by TGG Family, with over 80% of the funds directly benefiting the rural community, primarily through livelihood creation. The Foundation has partnered with Omprakash an NGO based in the US and also with The Deutsch-Indische Zusammenarbeit Baden-Württemberg e. V. (DIZ BaWü) an NGO based in Germany in addition to collaborating with Uka Tarsadia University for Sustainable Rural Development Research Programs. The Foundation has not availed any Govt. subsidies, not obtained any grants or donations for their day to day operations. Most of the funding has come in the form of interest-free loans from The Golden Greens with a 5-year moratorium to payback. The activities of the TGG Foundation started on 14th January 2012 in a small way and thereafter, constituted as a public charitable Trust in August 2014. This Trust aspires to bring remarkable changes in the life of the people across the world, through human transformation.
Registration No: 69/IV/152/2014
FCRA No: 052980177
NITI Aayog: KL/2017/0117389
Guidestar (Transparency) : 10456
Board of Trustee – Indian Nationals (Policy Making)
Executive Committee (EC) – Indian National (Permanent Membership)
Global Ambassador (GA) – Foreign Nationals
Advisory Board & Ethics Committee ( AB & ET)- All Nationals
Working Committee (WC)- All Nationals
Extended Family (EF) – All Nationals
Volunteer Coordinator (VC) – All Nationals
Operational Volunteers (OV) – All Nationals
Ground Volunteers (GV) – All Nationals
Beneficiaries (BF) – All Nationals
In addition to the above participants, we also have Patrons who support us from outside the system through their positive energy.
People Planet Partnership (PPP): It is a sustainable rural development model established by TGG Foundation through stakeholder engagement, that ensures responsibility and accountability at all level. This model of development aims to engage people with natures in a conscious manner through a code of practice that is impersonal in nature.
Community Development: We promote sustainable living practices (live minimal) to foster social upliftment and efficient use of human productivity.
Equality: We encourage equal respect of all individuals in the community regardless of religion, caste, ethnicity, and gender.
Social Responsibility: Through this equal respect of individuals we hope to foster a sense of social responsibility of all individuals to equally contribute their best ability to their community.
Environmental Responsibility: We are committed to effective natural resource management including renewable energy use and zero waste to ensure a harmonious relationship between communities and the environment.
Accountability & Transparency: We remain accountable and transparent to our communities about our funds and management decisions, giving space for others to provide their feedback and opinions. We are also determined to cultivate a society that is equally accountable and responsible to their community, locally, regionally, and globally.
Wayanad Country Homes, Onneyar, Vaduvanchal-P.O, Wayanad, Kerala, India