How to donate

Donations may be made by cash, cheque, direct remittance or online through donation partners

Donations are eligible, u/s 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act, for 50% deduction from Taxable income from AY2012-13 (financial year 2011-12) onwards
Download 80G approval letter here

PNLIT has received FCRA registration, so we accept donations from both Indian and Non-Indian Citizens/Passport Holders
Download FCRA Registration approval letter here

PNLIT has been vetted and approved to receive grants from CAF America; if you are a US donor wishing to make a 100% tax-deductible contribution to support us, you may give to CAF America and recommend that the grant be made to PNLIT
Download CAF America - PNLIT agreement here

Cash may be given to our trustees/volunteers as below:
Nupur Jain, Brigade Millennium Cassia – 9886629769
O P Ramaswamy, Brigade Millennium Mayflower – 9845079076
Usha Rajagopalan, South City – 7259722996
Divya Shetty, Brigade Palm Springs – 

Cheques in favour of Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust may be given to our trustees/volunteers or sent to our registered office: 
(Attn: Usha Rajagopalan)
B3, 502, South City, Arekere Mico Layout, 
Off Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore 560 076 
(Cell no. + 91 7259722996)

Direct remittance for Indian Citizens (does not include OCI)

Internet Banking

Option 1
Branch name - State Bank of India, RBI Layout, Bangalore 560078
Savings Bank Account no 31209228099 in the name of Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust or PNLIT
MICR Code: 560002090
IFSC Code: SBIN0004408 - for transfer from accounts within India 
Swift Code: SBININBB423 - for transfer from accounts abroad (Please note that the bank charges Rs 500+other fees for Forex transfer)

Option 2
Branch name - ICICI BankKothanur Branch (Address: #89, formed by the Wilson Garden House, Kothanur Village, Uttarahalli Hobli, Bangalore 560078)
Savings Bank Account no 185001000156 in the name of Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust
IFSC Code: ICIC0001850 - for transfer from accounts within India

Credit Card/Debit Card
(till 30th June 2017)

Direct remittance for Non-Indian Citizens (includes OCI)
Internet Banking to FCRA Account
Branch name - ICICI Bank, Kothanur Branch (Address: #89, formed by the Wilson Garden House, Kothanur Village, Uttarahalli Hobli, Bangalore 560078)
Savings Bank Account no 185001000173 in the name of Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust-FCRA (OR in the event there is no space for so many characters 
Puttenahalli Neighburho Lake Impr T-FCRA)  
MICR Code: 560229067
IFSC Code: ICIC0001850
To know more about how to transfer to India see here

Donate through CAF America (for USA citizens) 
PNLIT is able to accept 100% tax-deductible donations from US donors in partnership with CAF America. *Please note that CAF America requires a minimum $500 donation on Single Donor Advised Gifts (i.e. when you are not donating to an established Fund). The donor Gift Form can be downloaded here. Donations through CAF America can be done in several ways.

By check
1. Write a check payable to CAF America
2. The donor Gift Form is required for any gifts not made through the CAF America online donation form
3. Mail the check and Gift Form to:
CAF America
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 150
Alexandria, VA 22314

Through the CAF America website
1. Visit the PNLIT page on the CAF America website here 
2. Click “Donate Now”
3. Fill out the form accordingly and click Submit
4. Enter credit card information and click Submit
5. Wait for the confirmation page – do not re-click submit or refresh the page as you may be additionally charged.
6. An e-mail confirmation will be sent to you for tax deduction purposes. 

By wire transfer
1. CAF America requires that all wire transfer donations be accompanied by a Gift Form that may be e-mailed or sent by post.
2. Use the banking information below. Please note that the grant suggestion will not be processed until the signed gift form is received.
a) Wire Transfer
CAF America
Account #: 001923459009
ABA Routing #: 026009593
b) ACH Transfer
CAF America
Account #: 001923459009
ACH Routing #: 054001204
c) Bank Address
Bank of America
730 15th Street NW 1st Floor
DC1-70-01-08, Washington, D.C. 20005, USA

CAF Ameica tax deductible

Donate online through international donation partners

                                                                                      Bright Funds

Note to direct remittance/ online donors
To help us track donations and issue receipts, after online transfers, please drop a mail to with the following information:
Name, Postal Address, Contact No., email address, PAN No. (if available, for donations of Rs 10,000 and above), Citizenship (Indian or Non-Indian), Donation transfer details