Donation Related Questions
How can I make a donation?
We accept donations online through the 'Donate' link on this page. We also accept donations via check, money order, or wire transfer.
Donations can be mailed to (US or India):
a) Praveen Hariharan, C/O MAASHA TRUST,
16 Edgemoor circle #16,
Wellesley, MA 02482
b) T Sivan, C/O BHAASHA FOUNDATION,
27 Aristovilla Bungalows, Karamsad Road,
Anand, Gujarat 388120
For wire transfer, please email us at [email protected], for further instructions.
Will I be charged a fee for making an online donation?
No. The MAASHA Trust will bear third party related transaction fees during the online donation process.
Can I choose the program to fund that is consistent with Trust's purposes?
Yes. The Trust contributors will have the right to choose the 'charitable' programs to fund through written instruments signed and acknowledged. In doing so, the contributor authorizes and empowers the Trust to make payments or distributions from income or principal, or both, directly for such charitable purposes.
Is my personal information protected?
Yes. The MAASHA Trust does not disclose, sell or trade any of your personal information to other individuals or organizations.
Is MAASHA Trust tax exempt under US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code Section 501 (c)(3)?
Yes. MAASHA Trust has been recognized as a non-profit organization with the IRS under an authorized tax ID (85-0918123) and by the Public Charities Division of the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General (AG # 065629). Donors can deduct contributions made to MAASHA Trust under IRS Code Section 170.