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Women Community Leaders enjoying group activities in Jharkhand

our purpose

The Civil Society Academy in India (CSA India) was registered under Article 64 of the Indian Trust Act on February 12, 2015. CSA understands that civil society development in India is a major force and that it plays an important role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

At CSA, we are passionate to: 




Supporting CSOs and community leaders to become more effective and creative in solving social problems.
Building capacities on leadership, innovation, effective program development, and advocacy to create higher impact.
Improving well-being of communities through meaningful engagement of CSOs and community leaders.

Our Vision

A vibrant and diverse civil society, based on active citizenship, leads the way towards a world that is just, inclusive and free from hunger and poverty.

Our mission

In a rapidly changing world, we are a leading organisation that supports civil society actors and communities in developing capacities and realising opportunities.

our core values

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