NURTURING CREATIVE EXPRESSION THROUGH TROUBLED TIMES

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It is a time of unprecedented struggle for our world at large. 
Every day’s headlines make our hearts sink deeper. 


Is there another way to chronicle this current moment beyond the regurgitation of dismal media narratives? 

Jaaga is committed to helping our artist communities capture these trying times through visual expression.

As a non-profit organization that is at the helm of supporting creatives to address urban issues through researched arts and design practice for over more than a decade, we are stepping up to the need of the hour.

 

We launch a fundraiser campaign to support the creative practice of artists and craftspeople who have been deeply affected by the wrath of the current moment.

SUPPORT THE CAUSE

Our mission is to actively garner support for Karnataka’s artist community that has come together to respond to the times, under the curatorial theme of “Uncertainty”. By challenging themselves to create large-format woodcut prints extending eight feet tall and four feet wide, the artists hope to immerse and express themselves to stay productive in body and mind.

 

With more than 130 Karnataka-based artists across generations, expertise, and locations who have raised their hands to participate, this effort represents a true coming together of artists responding through their practice to the current moment. 

With the generous support of space from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, the artists look forward to showcasing their efforts to the public when it is safe to do so. 

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Thank you for helping us make a difference!

FAQ's​

  •   Are you eligible to accept foreign donations? 

Currently, Jaaga Trust can not accept foreign donations, according to new Government guidelines. 

  •   What Tax exemption benefit do I get? 

As per the revised tax exemption act, effective April 1, 2017, donations above Rs 500 will be eligible for 50% tax exemption under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. The exemption is calculated by reducing the donated amount from your taxable salary. For instance, if your taxable income per year is Rs 200,000 and you make a donation of Rs 5,000 then your net taxable income will become Rs 197,500. Your tax will now be calculated on this new amount basis the prevailing tax rates.

  •  What is the minimum amount that needs to be donated to get a tax exemption? 

A minimum of Rs 500 needs to be donated to avail tax exemption under IT sec 80 G.

  • Do you issue Tax receipts? How long does it take for them to reach us?

Yes, you can expect your receipts within 10 days after you have made the donation. 

  • What if the Tax receipt is misplaced?

We may not be able to provide you a duplicate receipt. 

  • I am an NRI. Will I get a tax exemption on my donation?

NRI (Non-Resident Indian) donors, who are Indian citizens, holding an Indian passport are eligible to tax exemption under section 80 G of the Income Tax Act. Don’t forget to mention your Indian PAN Card Number in the online donation form to avail the tax benefits.