Grant Recipients

Grants from the Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation (HSF) are intended to support graduate studies, research and publication, cultural activities, and community events related to South Asia or the South Asian Diaspora within British Columbia. Grants are adjudicated by the HSF Board. Amounts typically range from $1,000 – $5,000, with a maximum of $10,000.
  • Research and Publication Grant: Sanjeev Routray for the book “The Right to be Counted: Displacement, Resettlement, and the Politics of the Poor in Delhi”
  • Social Grant: West Coast Coalition Against Racism
  • Cultural Grant: Dance Collection Danse and Nova Dance Group
  • Cultural Grant: Charles Rahul Singh
  • Cultural and Social Grant: Nawaz Soomro – Science awareness
  • Cultural Grant: Indian Summer Arts Society
  • Cultural Grant: Surrey Art Gallery – Rajesh Vora Photo exhibition
  • Cultural Grant: Rungh Cultural Society
  • Cultural Grant: Mohamed Assani
  • Social Grant: Alternatives – Campaign to support Indian Farmers