Bollywood Dhamaka FAQ



  • Who are the Bollygeet Bandits?

    The Bollygeet Bandits are an accomplished band of musicians based in Northern, VA They have been helping support ILP for the past 4 years. Learn more about the band at: Bollygeet Band'its
    Click here for more on last year’s music event including pictures.

  • How do I purchase tickets for the event?

    Tickets can be purchased either by:
    - Completing the online request on the left.
    - By calling one of the numbers listed here.
    An ILP-DC volunteer will get back to you within a 2-3 days time.

  • How do I become a sponsor for the event?

    Sponsorship details here.

  • Are contributions to ILP tax-deductible?

    Yes. All donations to ILP are 100% tax deductible under Section 501(c)3 of the IRS code [Tax Id: # 36-3779020].

  • What happens to the funds raised from the event?

    The funds you raise for ILP will go towards funding educational programs in India. It takes an average of $60 to educate one illiterate for a year in India and the money you raise will make a small contribution towards reducing illiteracy in India. Funds are directly transferred to NGOs in India that have valid FCRA registration from the Government of India to receive foreign contributions.

  • How do you ensure that funds sent are properly utilized?

    Monitoring the projects is a critical part of ILP's activities. Our Participatory Evaluation Process (PEP) involves periodic feedback from qualified consultants, volunteer visits and audits.

  • How can I help?

    - By attending the music event.
    - Spreading the word about this program among family & friends.
    - By becoming one of our sponsors.
    - By volunteering your time and skills. Sign-up here.

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