Dalmia Bharat Foundation

The Dalmia Bharat Foundation, DBF, is a registered not-for profit organization set up under the Income Tax Act, 1961.The Foundation was set up in 2009 to expand the programmes and projects of the Dalmia Bharat Group’s CSR division. With this independent entity, we re-affirm our determination to be an aware and effective corporate citizen. We believe in the limitless potential of the human being and focus on community driven, beneficiary centric development programmes. DBF is the natural evolution of corporate social partnership beyond CSR compliance. It is our conviction, that progress and sustainable development depend greatly on partnerships and shared values.


Dalmia Bharat Foundation, popularly known as DBF, is a registered not-for profit organization set up under the Income Tax Act, 1961. It is committed to carry forward the seven-decade long legacy of Dalmia Bharat Group

Our Vision

Creating opportunity for every stakeholder to reach their potential

Our Mission

To facilitate the stakeholders hasten their social, economic and environmental progress through effective management of human and natural capital.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Humility
  • Trust & Respect
  • Commitment


The India Livelihood Collective (ILC) is India’s first non-financial and non-funding commitment based collaborative platform to leverage cross-sectoral expertise of organizations, enable collective action towards creation of sustainable and local livelihoods avenues in India.

Dalmia Bharat Foundation is one among the founding members of India Livelihood Collective.


The India Climate Collaborative is a first-of-its kind, India-focused collaborative that seeks to direct funding and visibility towards climate action in India. India Climate Collaborative is incubated by Tata Trusts

Dalmia Bharat Foundation is one among the members of India Climate Collaborative.