About SIA

Social Impact Awards (SIA) is an initiative of SPJIMR’s Development of Corporate Citizenship (DoCC). It is a platform for recognising exemplary contributions made by social enterprises and social sector organisations to society. It was founded in 2006 and has since grown in scope, bringing together thought leaders from the corporate, academic, and social sectors to assess the impact of participating organisations.


  • To identify and recognise exemplary work by social organisations across the county that are making impact on the society
  • To provide a platform for multi-stakeholder projects to showcase themselves and get recognised at the national level

Award categories

  • Agriculture, Livelihood
  • Disability
  • Education, Skill Development
  • Health and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation (WASH)
  • Sustainability
  • Women Empowerment

Previous Year Highlights

  • Over 250 Applications received from organisations
  • 70 organisations shortlisted for semi-finals
  • 29 organisations shortlisted for the final round
  • Attended by over 600 viewers across the country
  • Jury members from over 45 social sector, corporate and academic organisations

Why should you participate?

  • Social Sector
  • Social Enterprises
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Organisations
  • Certificate
  • Trophy
  • Cash Prize
  • Partnership Opportunities
  • PR Opportunities
  • Social Media Coverage
  • Recognition of Work
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Scope to Expand Programmes Based on Best Practices
  • Cross Fertilisation of Ideas and Expertise

How to participate?

  • Step I: Register your organisation using a valid email address
  • Step II: DoCC will email you the application form to the registered email address
  • Step III: Complete the application form with all details
  • Step IV: E-mail the application form to sia@spjimr.org
  • Email Subject Line: Application – Organisation Name – Social Impact Awards 2023

Important dates

  • Last date for submitting application(s): June 23, 2023. To apply, click here

Process and timeline

  • Step I | Call for Entries

    Organisations across India fill the application form to nominate themselves for participation.

  • Step II | Due Diligence

    DoCC screens the application, conducts due diligence and selects the qualifying entries.

  • Step III | Shortlisting of Organisations

    Qualifying nominations are evaluated online by a panel of experts which selects best organisations from each sector award

  • Step IV | Jury Round

    Jury members select 1 winner from each award category

  • Step 5 | Award Ceremony

    Winners are felicitated in an award function attended by members from the industry, academia, corporate and social sector

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