Educational Institutions

SIKH HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION INC

  • North Potomac, MD
  • www.shdf.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide scholarships to bright and needy students in Punjab and neighboring areas to make higher professional education affordable.

Main Programs

  1. Sponsor a Scholaraship
Service Areas

Self-reported

Maryland

Punjab and neighboring areas in India.

ruling year

1999

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Gajinder Singh Ahuja

Keywords

Self-reported

Scholarships, youth development, human development.

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EIN

52-2171746

 Number

5482754539

Also Known As

SHDF

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Sponsor a Scholaraship

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Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Maryland

Punjab and neighboring areas in India.

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Financials

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SIKH HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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SIKH HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION INC

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Gajinder Singh Ahuja

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"SHDF was set up in 1999 to help bright but financially disadvantaged students in Punjab and neighboring areas to rise to their full potential through higher education and training.

SHDF has provided over 4500 scholarships since 1999. Our goal is to award 500 or over scholarships in 2016. We are reaching out to the online community to support a scholarship, each at $510.

You can support one student or pay towards a scholarship. https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d1/default.aspx?wid=110746 A monthly donation of $10, $20, $ 50 can make a big difference in the lives of the young recipients. We need your help! They need your help!

By improving the access of underprivileged youth to higher education, we seek to minimize their frustration, anger and their potential drift to drugs, alcoholism or crime. Every student helped is not only a life transformed but uplifts the entire family and eventually, it will transform the nature and the status of the civil society in Punjab and other states wherever SHDF operates."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Gajinder Singh Ahuja

Sikh Human Development Foundation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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