Ishvinder Kaur - Faith in Public Life

“I learned how to advocate for the Sikh community and bring it back to Minneapolis.”

Jaywin Singh - 2011 LDP Participant

“I came with an open mind and left completely inspired. Most importantly though, I have 16 other young leaders who I can call family”

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IkManzil-Text OnlyIk Manzil is a collective of Sikhs seeking to empower and cultivate Sikh activists and organizations through their giving. The collective focuses on sustainable capacity-building and support of strategic organizational objectives, with the long-term mindset of creating change for the betterment of the Sikh community. Ik Manzil has been in existence since 2008 and has given in excess of one million dollars.

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As a global financial services company, Genworth is dedicated to helping people secure their financial lives, families and futures by delivering on our promises. One of our most important promises is our commitment to making a difference in the communities where our employees live and work. Each day, our charitable giving and volunteer efforts help make a long-term impact on addressing our key areas of philanthropic focus: education, basic needs and support for seniors.

ASP LogoThe Association of Sikh Professionals (ASP) is a service organization formed in 1984 by several Sikhs in the Midwest region of the United States. It has gradually expanded its membership significantly throughout the United States.  The Association funds and supports various Sikh service projects. ASP annually gives grants to the many projects, which assist Sikhs and the less fortunate around the world.


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