Foundation for Social Transformation (FST)

Registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 in December 2005, Foundation for Social Transformation – enabling North East India (FST), is an organisation operating primarily in the north eastern part of India commonly called the Northeast Region (NER).

The conceptualization and eventual emergence of FST as a development support organization of North East India were facilitated by the North East Network (NEN), a leading right based organization, through an exploratory project. A Planning Committee was constituted with like-minded members of the civil society from each of north eastern states.

Having recognized the need for grants making organisation in the region committed towards fostering positive social transformation by enabling innovative and creative grassroots initiatives from within, the committee deliberated intensively on the nature and form of such an organisation including its vision, mission, structure & jurisdiction, areas of activities, sources and modus of funding amongst others, leading ultimately to the emergence of FST as it stands today.

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