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HOW TO MAKE A LAND DONATION

 

How to Make a Land Donation.pdf

Comment faire un don pour les terres.pdf

நிலத்திற்கான நன்கொடையைச் செலுத்துவது எவ்வாறு.pdf

You are invited to specify to which action you would like to donate:

  • “Acres for Auroville” – Land for the entire Master Plan area (Matrimandir Circle, City area, & Greenbelt) 

“Acres for Auroville (A4A)” is a collaboration of Auroville International and Lands for Auroville Unified.

  • “GreenAcres” – specifically for Greenbelt plots only

For Aurovilians who wish to make a monthly donation : please email Financial Services indicating the amount and the campaign you would like to support via FS 0100.

PART 1: For donations made within Auroville (Aurovilians & Guests at Auroville)
PART 2: For donations via an Indian bank account
PART 3: For donations via a Foreign bank account

PART 1 : FOR DONATIONS MADE FROM WITHIN AUROVILLE (Aurovilians & Guests at Auroville)

Donate from your Aurocard or your Auroville account to “FS 0100 Land”

Specifying “ACRES FOR AUROVILLE” for plots in the entire Master Plan Area
or specifying “GREENACRES” for plots in the Greenbelt only

PART 2 : FOR DONATIONS VIA AN INDIAN BANK ACCOUNT

Under section 80G of the “Income Tax Act” tax exemptions are available for donations made within India.
Donations can be:
– 50% tax exempted (Rs 500 or more)
– 100% tax exempted (Rs 1000 or more)

1. ONLINE DONATIONS
Via the Auroville Donation Gateway https://donations.auroville.org/
Using the specific “ACRES FOR AUROVILLE” button:

Land Purchase – ACRES FOR AUROVILLE– Master Plan Priority Plots (City area & Greenbelt)
or using the “GREENACRES” button :

Land Purchase – GREENACRES (Greenbelt area exclusively)

Donation receipts can be issued for donations via the Auroville Donation Gateway,
but tax exemption receipts are not possible for Gateway donations.

2. BANK TRANSFERS
From any bank to:

“Auroville Unity Fund”, State Bank of India – Auroville Township
Branch Code: SBIN003160
IFS Code: SBIN0003160

50% tax exempt receipts (and ordinary receipts): Auroville Unity Fund Account N° 10237876031
100% tax-exempt receipts: Auroville Unity Fund Account N° 31612623238

Specifying “ACRES FOR AUROVILLE” for plots in the entire Master Plan Area ( City area & Greenbelt )
or specifying “GREENACRES” for plots in the Greenbelt only

Please send a note requesting your tax receipt along with your PAN number to lfau@auroville.org.in and with a copy to Auroville Unity Fund avunityfund@auroville.org.in

3. CHECKS AND DEMAND DRAFTS
Please make your check payable to either “Auroville Unity Fund” or directly to “Lands for Auroville Unified” at:
Auroville Unity Fund (or Lands for Auroville Unified)
Town Hall,
605101 Auroville, TN, India

Please request your tax receipt specifying “ACRES FOR AUROVILLE” for plots in the entire Master Plan Area or specifying “GREENACRES” for plots in the Greenbelt only

Please send a note requesting your tax receipt along with your PAN number to lfau@auroville.org.in and with a copy to Auroville Unity Fund avunityfund@auroville.org.in

PART 3: FOR DONATIONS VIA A FOREIGN BANK ACCOUNT

1. BY BANK TRANSFER (SWIFT) TO THE “AUROVILLE FOUNDATION”

SWIFT Code: SBININBB104
IFSC: SBIN0000691
Bank Name: State Bank of India
Branch Code: 000691
A/C Holder Name: AUROVILLE FOUNDATION
A/c Number: 40106120526
Beneficiary: AUROVILLE FOUNDATION
Purpose: Donation to “ACRES FOR AUROVILLE” (for the entire Master Plan area) or Donation to “GREENACRES” (for the Greenbelt only)
A/C Holder Postal Address:

Auroville Foundation
Auroville 605101 Tamil Nadu, India

Bank Postal address:

FCRA Cell
State Bank of India
New Delhi Main Branch
11 Sansad Marg
New Delhi 110 001
Bank Phone No. 011-23374050

2. BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS VIA THE AUROVILLE DONATION GATEWAY

https://donations.auroville.org/
Using the “ACRES FOR AUROVILLE” button :
Land Purchase – ACRES FOR AUROVILLE – Master Plan Priority Plots (City area & Greenbelt)

or using the “GreenAcres” button :
Land Purchase – GREENACRES (Greenbelt area exclusively)

 

3. BY CHECKS PAYABLE TO THE “AUROVILLE FOUNDATION”

Please send checks to the Auroville Unity Fund at the address below, with a note specifying DONATION FOR ACRES FOR AUROVILLE (for the entire Master Plan area) or specifying DONATION FOR GREENACRES (for the Greenbelt only) and by email kindly inform AV Unity Fund at avunityfund@auroville.org.in with a copy to LFAU at lfau@auroville.org.in :
Auroville Unity Fund,
Town Hall,
Auroville 605101
Tamil Nadu, India

4. VIA THE AUROVILLE INTERNATIONAL CENTER (AVI) OF THE COUNTRY WHERE YOU ARE A TAXPAYER

TAX EXEMPTIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN MOST COUNTRIES

Please specify DONATION FOR ACRES FOR AUROVILLE (for the entire Master Plan area) or DONATION FOR GREENACRES (for the Greenbelt only) and request your tax receipt :
Website for donations     &    Email contact
Canada http://aurovillecanada.org/joining/    contact@aurovillecanada.org
Deutschland https://www.auroville.de/index.php/uberuns/spenden   info@auroville.de
Nederland https://www.auroville.nu/donatie    penningmeester@auroville.nu
U. K. https://aviuk.org/fundraising/donate/    info@aviuk.org
USA https://aviusa.org/donate1/ (in US $ only)   info@aviusa.org
And with this link https://aviusa.org/?form=AUROVILLE AVI-USA can accept donations in any currency via credit card, PayPal, or Google Pay (no wire transfer fees)

For all other centers, please see https://www.auroville-international.org    info@auroville-international.org

We thank you for your support and solidarity!

For all questions and information:

LFAU contact : LFAU@auroville.org.in Tel. (91) 413-2622 657
Contact for Auroville Unity Fund: avunityfund@auroville.org.in Tel. (91) 413- 2622 455