The BU Global Programs/BU Foundation-India Seed Fund is designed to seed new or support existing collaborative research projects in India conducted by BU faculty and their peers in India. The research project may be in any discipline but must directly benefit India. The Seed fund is offered jointly by Boston University Global Programs and Boston University Foundation-India. BU Global Programs seeks to advance Boston University’s global strategy and serve as a champion for global initiatives at home in Boston and abroad. BU Foundation-India is a separate not-for-profit entity in India, created to promote charitable activities in India, including research and education, to benefit India and the people of India.