Mission Statement

SPACE2GROW aims to remove the traditional challenges social organisations face by acting as an accelerator who bridges the gap between Donors/Impact investors and non-profits and Community-based organisations by simplifying and strengthening strategy, operations, governance and journeying with organisations for sustained impact.

Our Team

Well experienced and recognised thought leaders in the sector

Chitra Iyer

Founder Partner

Award winning, Social Entrepreneur with 17 years experience in the fields of Education, Child Protection, Livelihoods and Skill-development. Worked across geographies and eco-systems encompassing Indian and International agencies, Corporates, CSR organizations, and various Central and State Government agencies

Recognized as a thought leader in the sector.

Alumna of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) with a specialization in Urban and Rural Community Development. Holds an undergraduate degree in Economics (Hons) from Miranda House, Delhi University. 

Anuj Singhal

Co-founder Partner

An Entrepreneur, with over 20 years of experience in Finance within the  Banking Industry and Development Sector  spanning Non-profits/CSRs. Key expertise includes business partnering, strategic decision support, financial control, change management, regulatory reporting, MI reporting and taxation, cost optimisation apart from other finance/ business related initiatives. (including implementation of regulatory changes and system upgrade) 

Recognized as a Finance and Compliance Leader with a programmatic bent of mind within the sector.

A Chartered Accountant accredited by ICAI, he is also an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University with an undergraduate degree in Commerce (Hons)

Somashree Das

Senior Specialist Policy and Legal Research

A lawyer by qualification and a development practitioner at heart. Somashree has over 8 years of work experience across various sectors and borders.

She has been involved in several legal and policy interventions with Government (Cross border, Central and State), Organisations, Startups, Consultancies and Academic Institutions. She has also been part of International Trials.

She is an Alumna of Azim Premji University holding specialization in Law and Development. Holds an undergraduate degree in LL.B (Hons.) from Calcutta University

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Himanshu Sharma

Lead – Training and Capacity Building

Himanshu Sharma is also working as a Public Policy Research Associate with Govt. of NCT Delhi.

He has three years of total experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering with a certification in Finance from BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus.

He also has prior experience with JP Morgan and have also work as an Economic Research Associate with Shri Ashwini Vaishnav , Member of Parliament.

Value Proposition

Accelerate social impact through long term engagement

Deep expertise in the Anti human Trafficking, Child Protection, Livelihood & Skill development, Education space across the organisational and program life cycle

Sustaining organisational impact across phases, through a robust self sustainable economic model to empower grassroots organisations and non-profits

Facilitating partnership (non- profits, donors, and relevant government agencies) across  thematic area for shared impact and shared Theory of change

Journeying with partners from initiation to creating impact through strategic engagements through Mentorship and advisory

Want to collaborate with us

Give us a call or email to schedule a meeting

  • +91-11-4217 8509

  • info@space2grow.in

Testimonials

What do our partners say:

Came with passion and an idea to make Human Trafficking a rarity. Space2Grow gave me and the organisation the direction, connects and a strategy to make this happen

Founder, Anti Human Trafficking start-up (Mumbai)

I want to inspire many more girls, and tell them that justice is important. Through my testimony, I will encourage other girls to stand up for their rights

Survivor of Trafficking (Research Project, Space2Grow)

The COVID19 situation has led to social impact at stake, its critical that we started the process of crisis planning, prioritization and restratagising, and we have completed this process with the help of Space2Grow

Director - Community Based Organisation - South 24 Parganas, West Bengal

We wanted an Anchor Partner in India to Manage our investments to partners and for Program management, Monitoring and Evaluation. We partnered with Space2Grow and have together created impact in the communities where we funded

Investor (Education & AntiHuman Trafficking), Europe

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