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Community Development Centre

Opposite Maharishi Vidya Mandir
Near Lodhi Hostel, Bhatera, Balaghat
Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh 481001
India

Mission

“CDC actively supports and works towards a just and sustainable society by creating conditions for meaningful and disciplined involvement of all people and their organizations, in the development process which is based on macro approach and involves networking of the organizations at various appropriate levels.”

Most Meaningful Change

We have significantly increased the skill of our staff and our reach to remote areas.

2003 Year Founded

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Last Updated: 09.22.14

Population Area Served

100,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationCommunity Development Centre
Address 1Opposite Maharishi Vidya Mandir
Address 2Near Lodhi Hostel, Bhatera, Balaghat
City / TownBalaghat
State / RegionMadhya Pradesh
ZIP / Postal Code481001
CountryIndia
ContinentAsia
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone942.582.2228
Emailcdcbgt@gmail.com
Websitehtttp://www.cdcmp.org.in
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Karendra Bansod
Primary Contact’s NameAmeen Charles
Primary Contact’s PositionExecutive Director
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2003
Mission Statement“CDC actively supports and works towards a just and sustainable society by creating conditions for meaningful and disciplined involvement of all people and their organizations, in the development process which is based on macro approach and involves networking of the organizations at various appropriate levels.”
Organization DescriptionOther non profit
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced100,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members10
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$66,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Does Organization Have an EndowmentNo and do not intend to build one
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsStayed about the same
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a centrally important role
Philanthropic giftsNo role
Grassroots activismPlayed a centrally important role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed a centrally important role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed a slight role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed a centrally important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesPlayed an important role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodDid not answer
LocallyDid not answer
RegionallyDid not answer
NationallyDid not answer
InternationallyDid not answer
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingN/A
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsSlightly important
Having a gender balance in the organizationCentrally important
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentN/A
Serving donor needsNot important
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityNot important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityImportant but not central
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleImportant but not central
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyImportant but not central
Community developmentImportant but not central
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureNot at all
EducationLot
EnvironmentLot
HealthLot
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsLot
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentFair amount
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyFair amount
Strengthening local or regional governmentFair amount
HousingFair amount
ChildrenLot
WaterLittle
Alternative energyFair amount
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesLittle
Job trainingFair amount
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOccasionally
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyOccasionally
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyOften
Loaned staffNever
ResearchOften
Community needs assessmentOften
Leadership developmentOften
InternshipsOccasionally
Providing space for local organizationsOften
Access to information technologyOften
Publishing/knowledge sharingOften
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyNo change
CrimeNo change
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting better
Social position of marginalized groupsNo change
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting better
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting better
Value of community assetsNo change
Quality of the environmentGetting better
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsNo change
Networks and links between different parts of the communityNo change
Gender equityGetting better
Charitable giving through the community foundationNo change
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingNo change
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyA few small achievements
CrimeA few small achievements
Trust among different sections of the communityA few small achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesSome important achievements
Social position of marginalized groupsSome important achievements
Responsiveness of authoritiesSome important achievements
Appropriateness of public policiesSome important achievements
Value of community assetsA few small achievements
Quality of the environmentSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityA few small achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsA few small achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communityA few small achievements
Gender equitySome important achievements
Charitable giving through the community foundationWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLot
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLot
Local governmentLot
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesLittle
SchoolsLot
BusinessesNot at all
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersHelpful
Regional association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsNeither helpful or unhelpful
Particular foundationHelpful
Other organizationN/A
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesYes
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery unimportant
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery unimportant
More volunteersVery unimportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceVery unimportant
Better local culture of givingVery unimportant
Stronger civil societyVery unimportant
More responsive authoritiesVery unimportant
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsWe have significantly increased the skill of our staff and our reach to remote areas.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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