Works towards building a society where voluntarism and voluntary organizations play dominant and constructive role in social cohesion, economic empowerment and nation building.


The organization's mission is threefold:

As a platform promote voluntarism to create space for Voluntary Action.

As a network bring convergence on common sectoral issues and build a national agenda of voluntary action, and facilitate linkages for multiplier effect.

Over the years through the following services, VANI has been the promoter, protector and collective voice for the voluntary sector:

  • Influencing policies with Government, Donors, CSR, and Media.
  • Advisory on legal and regulatory requirements and internal management(FCRA, GST, Registration Laws, Governance).
  • Capacity Building on institutional strengthening (governance, legal matters, compliances, fundraising, resilience building and so on.
  • Information dissemination (to CSOs, government, media, donors etc.)
  • Research Studies (enabling environment, regulatory regime and implications, development assistance, governance, management etc.)
  • Information dissemination (to CSOs, government, media, donors etc.)
  • Fostering inter and intra sectoral linkages.