Social Development for Communities (SDC) Foundation is a Dehradun, Uttarakhand based not for profit engaged in communication, capacity building and community mobilization. Founded in 2017, SDC has been working closely on issues of sustainable development and governance. SDC Foundation has worked with a range of stakeholders – government institutions, private corporations, think-tanks, international development agencies, media and citizen groups. SDC Foundation is currently active in three states of Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Working Areas

  • Communication
  • Capacity Building
  • Community Mobilization

SDC Foundation has a long standing experience of working on issues concerning climate change, sustainable urbanization, tourism and Himalayan environment. SDC has proven expertise in carrying out Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaigns, perception surveys, technical trainings, social audits, impact assessment studies and strategic documentation.

Team at SDC is armed with rich experience in project management, monitoring & evaluation, design and policy research.  SDC has been a part of several reputed national and global alliances, networks and partnerships. SDC has also contributed positively to several high level committees and consultations at regional, national and international level. SDC has a strong digital presence and maintains a high volume of traffic in terms of reach and visibility on social media.

Apart from its core team and advisory board, SDC is supported by a strong network of volunteers, freelancers and interns.



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