DSC receives financial support from variety of sources. During its inception phase, the most encouraging and confidence building financial support came from the Ford Foundation, New Delhi, Housing Development Finance Corporation, Mumbai and SPWD, Delhi in the form of endowment grants. It was followed by other encouraging corporate grants from friendly well-wishers like United Phosphorous Ltd, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Pentagon Foundation especially for developing infrastructure facility.
From April 2013, DSC progamme activities are supported by the following Donors
Government of Gujarat
Government of India
Gujarat State Watershed Management Agency (GSWMA)
Government of Madhya Pradesh
Hindustan Unilever Vitality Foundation (HUVF)
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)