Pritha Venkatachalam is a partner in the Bridgespan Group’s Mumbai office and the head of market impact for South Asia. She has advised philanthropies, donors, governments, nonprofits, and the private sector across Asia and Africa on a wide range of global development opportunities. Prior to Bridgespan, Pritha established and led the New Delhi office of Dalberg. She holds a master’s in development management from the London School of Economics and an MBA from IIM Bangalore.
Articles by Pritha Venkatachalam
September 22, 2022
Grantmaking must become more inclusive
Traditional funding structures often overlook the unique needs and challenges of smaller nonprofits serving historically marginalised communities. This needs to change.
July 19, 2022
Pitching your true-cost needs to funders
Nonprofits and funders don't always align on the importance of funding organisational development. Understanding funder motivations can help bridge this gap.
December 21, 2021
What makes collectives successful?
Community-based collectives have the power to drive transformative social change. Here’s how civil society stakeholders can better support them.
February 25, 2020
The 3Cs of collaboration
Social sector players recognise the power of collective action, but few are able to practice it. Here's what they need to do.
December 4, 2019
Are women less philanthropic than men?
Key indicators might lead us to conclude that India’s women cannot possibly be as charitable as its men, but that is far from the truth.