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  • Cognizant Foundation was established to spearhead CSR initiatives in Cognizant in India and is based in Chennai
  • Cognizant Foundation is an expression of the deep sense of commitment to the society on the part of the management and associates of Cognizant
  • Cognizant Foundation objective is to be a model social organization that enables and facilitates the underprivileged sections of the Indian society to access quality Education, Healthcare and Livelihood opportunities

  • Board of Directors
  • Cognizant Foundation Secretariat
  • Core Committees in Cognizant locations, other than Chennai, serving as the local representatives of Cognizant Foundation in their locations

  • Focus on promoting inclusion through interventions with a focus on children, women and persons with disabilities
  • Leverage digital technology as an enabler to amplify and scale the impact of interventions
  • Explore avenues to leverage Cognizant's expertise in leveraging technology as well as learning from CF's past partnerships
  • Create knowledge and assets that benefit the overall ecosystem and promote thought leadership to move the needle on impact

  • Intrinsic merit of the proposal and its adherence to Cognizant Foundation Charter and the credibility of the organization/institution seeking the grant will be the key criteria for consideration
  • Review of the project proposal and due diligence of the organization seeking the grant - by Cognizant Foundation Secretariat directly and through local core committees as appropriate
  • Recommended/shortlisted proposals put up to Cognizant Foundation Board of Directors for their final decision
  • Cognizant Foundation grants are designed to provide/enhance infrastructure facilities including equipment, training aids etc., in the areas of Education, Healthcare and Livelihood. Cognizant Foundation does not entertain requests for providing financial support for administrative/establishment/maintenance expenses
Whom to approach for support to your organisation?
Please contact Cognizant Foundation office in Chennai at the following address:-

Cognizant Foundation

5/535, Old Mahabalipuram Road,

Okkiyam, Thoraipakkam,

Chennai – 600097, Tamil Nadu.