Grants & Awards

Grants and Awards

Awarded a grant to DC-based nonprofit organization FRESHFARM to build a new healthy eating/teaching garden at the Ludlow-Taylor school in Washington DC.


Supported students and six local nonprofits in the pilot Social Entrepreneurship program at the College of Southern Maryland.


Provided funds to Bread and Water for Africa to build a new fresh water well in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa for a population of 2,500, a majority of which are schoolchildren.


Awarded a grant to Baltimore nonprofit V-Linc (now VME), to leverage engineering students and volunteers to develop specific assistive technology solutions for disabled young people.

Established The Neilom Prize at IIT Delhi’s Assistech Laboratory for the best engineering student developing transformative educational tools for young blind people.

A grant was made to the African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association (AWCAA) set up a successful pilot breast cancer screening and education clinic.

Students in the new Engineering for Social Change course grant Neilom Foundation funds for maximum social impact.

We supported Students Helping Honduras, an organization alleviating violence and extreme poverty in Honduras through education and youth empowerment.

The Foundation awarded a grant to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for a pilot solar rotation grazing system to enhance soil health and improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay region.

We granted funds through the Engineering for Social Change program to United Palestinian Appeal to help families in fishing villages with lighting and safety.

Set up the donor-directed Sukhdarshan Lal Bhalla Neilom Prize for the best students at Durga Dutt Kapilashrami Smarak Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya (DDKSSM), a school in Haldwani, India.

Provided support for the Do Good Institute’s 2020 Do Good Challenge. The Neilom Audience Choice Awards will reward outstanding social entrepreneurship and impact by University of Maryland students.