IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation
The IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation ("Foundation") was established as a non-profit organization to assist the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay ... the students, faculty, employees and alumni. The Foundation received its status as a tax-exempt organization from the IRS on July 5, 1996. The Foundation together with the IIT Bombay Alumni Association are dedicated toward strengthening the links between IIT Bombay and its alumni all across the world.
Aims and Objectives of the IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation
The IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation was established as a non-profit public benefit corporation and received its status as a tax-exempt organization from the IRS on July 5, 1996. The Foundation has authorization under the Federal Classification level of 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). The Foundation is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes. The specific purposes for which the Foundation is organized are to fund and promote education and research among students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. The organization will achieve its goals by providing financial and other resources towards the Indian Institute of Technology.
We share the vision of Dr. Sukhatme, Director of IIT Bombay, as expressed at the Chicago summit meeting in September 1999 - "I dream of an IIT which never forgets that it has a tryst with excellence".
IIT Bombay alumni can help maintain their alma mater’s "Tryst with Excellence", by donating funds, by contributing company or personal resources to enhance IIT Bombay's research and teaching capabilities, or by volunteering for alumni networking activities. Instructions for donating cash or securities to the IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation are available on the “Giving to IIT” website. Alumni can also use a credit card to make instant online donations to the IITBHF, or by contacting the Treasurer by phone, by mail or by e-mail to treasurer [at] iitbombay.org. Click here to learn more about various ways of Giving to IIT.
IITians residing in India can donate by cheque made in favor of Registrar, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076, and receive 100% exemption from Income Tax under Sec. 80G (2) (a) (iii f) of the Income Tax Act. Please contact Dean - Resource Mobilization at dean.rm [at] iitb.ac.in or visit the IIT Bombay website for telephone numbers and other information.
IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation (IITBHF) and IIT Bombay Alumni Association (IITBAA) are continuing to work closely together to strengthen and grow the global network of IIT Bombay alumni.
The Faculty Alumni Network (FAN) is a tremendous way for alumni in academic and research positions to help their alma mater. The objective of FAN is to bring IIT Bombay faculty members and alumni together in assisting IIT Bombay attract the best faculty members and researchers, and in realizing its vision of becoming one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities. The mission statement for FAN is “Connecting alumni, academics and researchers to further IIT Bombay's Tryst with Excellence”. Please click here for a detailed report and additional information about upcoming and past FAN meetings and action plans. Please send all your questions and responses about FAN by email to fan_team [at] iitbombay (dot) org.