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Bombay Community Public Trust, The (BCPT)
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Estd: 1992
Used for Beneficiaries: 89%
Address : Ramon House, 5th Floor, HT Parekh Marg, 169, Backbay Reclamation, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020. Maharashtra
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 22 22845928 / +91 22 61766194
Donor Contact : Ms. Harsha Parekh / +91 9821312555 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources14,242,51511,123,05413,922,019
Foreign Sources25,257485,9502,861,100
Other Income023,00010,000
Total Income (A)22,722,40218,736,90422,712,787
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities17,431,47516,097,65318,263,858
Programme Staff Cost000
Travel Expenses000
Direct Programme Expenses17,431,47516,097,65318,263,858
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses1,360,3741,689,2971,316,020
Other Expenses/Transfer00885,558
Total Expenditure (B)18,810,57817,795,80820,502,562
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)3,911,824941,0962,210,225
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets30,09821,24098,138
Current Assets (excl. Cash)396,718403,698406,443
Cash/Bank 2,406,5191,833,9903,424,783
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets65,106,04566,772,13969,434,865
Corpus / Share Capital46,454,77647,296,12847,867,452
General Funds9,089,76511,425,08712,049,048
Earmarked Funds9,561,5048,050,9249,518,365
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities65,106,04566,772,13969,434,865
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Number of StaffN.A.N.A.N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Regd. under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : G. K. Choksi & Co.
Bankers :
Deutsche Bank HDFC Bank
IDBI Bank Syndicate Bank

Donor tax benefits : 35AC 100%, 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Dr. B. R. Barwale, Chairperson Mr. R. B. Barwale, Trustee
Mr. N. H. Dadrawala, Trustee Dr. J. J. Irani, Trustee
Ms. Rupal Kanakia, Trustee Mr. K. G. Krishnamurthy, Trustee
Mr. Hamid Moochhala, Trustee Ms. Subur Munjee, Trustee
Mr. S. M. Palia, Trustee Ms. Bakul Patel, Trustee
Mr. M. R. Saraf, Trustee Ms. Harsha Parekh, Executive Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) Significant increase in the Foreign Sources in FY15 is due to grants from H. T. Parekh Foundation (Rs17 lakhs) and grants received for the E-Learning Project aggregating Rs10 lakhs. 2) The NGO has provided overall amounts spent on various projects, but not a detailed breakdown. 3) Other Expenses/Transfers include Loss on sale of investments.

NGO Profile :
Bombay Community Public Trust, The (BCPT) was set up as a Community Chest funding intermediary, which enables citizens to channelize resources to solve civic problems. BCPT has been well supported by leading banks, corporates, Indian business houses and large Indian foundations over the years.

BCPT’s key objective is to build capacities and enable existing NGOs to perform better. Acting as a catalyst and as a managerial resource, BCPT has assisted 342 projects run by 142 NGOs in the past 15 years. The Trust has focused on enabling rather than implementing, resulting in empowerment of community groups, citizens, NGOs and other bodies. Projects run by BCPT are broadly categorised under the areas of:


BCPT supports different initiatives, ranging from balwadis to non-formal education and community libraries. The Trust is involved with over 10 balwadis and municipal schools promoting education for underprivileged and street children. Other initiatives include:

  • Training of teaching volunteers and municipal teachers
  • Computer Centre
  • School on Wheels
  • Awards and Scholarships

Senior Citizens’ Support Programmes:

Currently BCPT supports needs of old age people through:

  • Addressing needs after identifying old age people in specific districts.
  • Day care centres have been inititated by BCPT since 2000. It supported 13 such centres during FY14.
  • Offer subsidised or free medical check-ups.

Health and Nutrition:

The Trust’s work includes community health initiatives and a mobile hospital for street children. Environment and Waste Management Programmes are to create awareness about the need for hygiene, sanitation and conservation of resources conducted regularly.