United Way Mumbai is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950. Donations from India to United Way Mumbai are eligible for tax exemption under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. United Way Mumbai is authorized to receive foreign donations under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act. United Way Mumbai is also registered with the Govt. of India's NITI Aayog (MH/2017/0155813) and has been recognised as a Credible Implementing Agency by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IA Hub Code: A000338). We are registered as a CSR Implementing Agency with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. We have an ED Certified status from NGO Source, certifying us as "equivalent to a US Public Charity’ for interested donors from the United States of America.
United Way Mumbai is committed to the cause of community development while abiding by the strictest codes of accountability and transparency. Governed by a Board of Directors, which closely monitors and regulates our fund allocation & management processes, we ensure that we maintain a high degree of accountability.
Code of Ethics
United Way volunteers, employees and representatives have a responsibility to uphold the highest ethical standards. We believe these standards go beyond compliance with laws and regulations - calling us to
United Way Mumbai is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principle of inclusion. We therefore value, champion, and embrace inclusion in all aspects of our activities and respect others without regard to race, colour, religion, caste, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. We do not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination or harassment in the organization and have structures in place for its prevention and redressal.
United Way Mumbai offers full protection to any whistleblower wishing to highlight acts of impropriety, malpractices, or wrongdoings by any UWM employee, board member, volunteer or representative. The whistleblower will be protected against any act of persecution or retribution on account of the same. The Policy however should not be used in place of the regular grievance procedures or be a route for raising malicious or unfounded
allegations against colleagues. Whistleblowers must put their names, email ID, contact
number to allegations they wish to raise. In the absence of the same, the
follow-up questions or proper investigation cannot be carried out as the source
of information cannot be identified nor authenticated.
The CEO of UWM can be reached here. The chairman of the board here