- Under Karnataka Societies Registration Act, vide No. 122/84-85, dated 1-12-1984
- Under Sec 12 A (a) & Sec 80 (G) of the Indian Income Tax Act 1961 (PAN: AAATS5045F)
- With Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, under FRCA 1976 vide No. 094590102
SVYM has been listed by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India as one of the Established Voluntary Organizations in India.
SVYM is also a member of the following networks:
- Credibility Alliance (accredited under desirable norms)
- Voluntary Health Associations of India
- Federation of Hindu Mission Health Services
- Mythri, a federation of all NGOs in Mysore district
- Tribal Joint Action, Karnataka
- Federation of Voluntary Organizations for Rural Development in Karnataka (FEVORD-K)
- Learning Network India
- Freshwater Action Network South Asia (FANSA)
SVYM's administrative costs do not exceed 5% of the total project costs.