Independent and sustainable local fundraising is an important focus area in SRUTI and its Scrap Collection initiative helps raise funds to support the Fellowships. Resource mobilization through collection of scrap has been one of the major fundraising activities of SRUTI since the early 1990s when SRUTI pioneered fundraising through scrap collection in Delhi.
Various events have been organised by SRUTI over the past 28 years in an effort to raise funds to support the Fellowship Programme.
By conducting week-long scrap drives at corporate offices and institutions, SRUTI endeavours to increase outreach and awareness through the simple act of donating waste. Drives have been held at Ericsson and Wipro.