The first of its kind ₹40 crore startup fund designed to accelerate nonprofits that are ready to grow and scale.

Growth >> Scale

Growth / Scale Grant

We offer a grant of INR 25-200 Lakhs, based on the stage of organisation. All you need to do is strongly grow your impact, moving towards scale.

Organizational Mentoring

During the 12-24 months, N/Core Partners & Mentors will work with founders and CXOs to share their expertise and give you hands-on support.

Ecosystem Connect

We connect you to people (across funders, sector, and government) who can help you grow at a much faster pace and get to impact at scale.

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N/Core Partners

Achieve strategic clarity through deep insights and mentoring from some of India’s most admired leaders.

  • Surendra Kumar Jain (SK) is a co-founder and former Managing Director for Westbridge Capital. Prior to Westbridge, SK was with Sequoia Capital. Earlier, he was co-founder and CEO of MeraNet, and worked at Intel, Motorola and Booz-Allen & Hamilton. SK is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Delhi and the University of Minnesota.

    surendra kumar jain

    Co-founder and ex-Managing Director,

    WestBridge Capital

  • Sanjay is a Chief Curator at Societal Platform, and Strategic Advisor for EkStep Foundation, eGov Foundation, Mantra4Change, Fundamentum Partnerships and Unleash, to name a few. He is a frequent speaker at the World Economic Forum (Davos). Previously, Sanjay was Chairman of the Board, Infosys Consulting, and CEO for EdgeVerve Systems Limited, an Infosys Company.

    sanjay purohit

    Chief Curator,

    Societal Platform

  • Lan set up one of India’s first endowment funds, at the Azim Premji Foundation, to sponsor various philanthropic activities in the areas of primary education and related development. He currently manages investments worth ~$21 billion. Lan is an MBA from IIM Lucknow, and has previously served as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of M&A for Wipro Technologies.

    k r lakshminarayana lan

    Chief Endowment Officer,

    Azim Premji Foundation

  • Kamakshi has two decades of experience investing in listed equities. She was Senior Vice President at Capital International and has served on the board of Larsen and Toubro Financial Holdings. Since 2013, Kamakshi has been affiliated with Ankur Capital, a venture capital fund for social enterprises. Kamakshi is an alumna of Harvard and UPenn.

    kamakshi rao

    Senior Investment Director,

    Ankur Capital

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