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Charitable Contributions from

Sanatana Dharma Foundation (2009 to 2013)

 

DateContribution AmountBenefeciary OrganizationPurpose & Receipts/Thank you letters

July 2013

USD $ 3,000

Philip Goldberg

(Website)

Support for his work in creating an important work on Adi Shankara. Philip Goldberg who authored the book American Veda, proposes to travel in India, documenting the overall impact of Adi Shankara. SDF is committed to getting this book out. 

April 2013

USD $ 25,000

Dharma Civilization Foundation

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Down payment for the $3 Million Fund Raiser for the Swamy Dayananda Saraswati, Chiar for the study of Hindu Dharma. This Chair will be located at a prestigious American University. The front runner for the University is currently Claremong Lincoln University. 

March 2013

USD $ 16,000

Bharat Heritage Foundation

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Continued service to the education of children in under-privileged communities in South India. Sponsorship for training of teachers who work with under-privileged children in rural and tribal India. 

January 2013

USD $ 10,000

Dharma Civilization Foundation

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Sponsorship of the newly created Academic Journal, with the title "International Journal of Dharma Studies" being published by the Center for Dharma Studies at the Claremont Lincoln University. The first issue is expected to be pubslished in the fall of 2013. 

November 2012

USD $ 50,000

Aim for Seva

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Proceeds from the Nayani Fund Raiser, 2012 tour of USA. This was the second instalmanet of our 2012 Contributions to Aim for Seva. 

Aim for Seva is an NGO working towards empowerment of Tribal and Rural children of India through education, healthcare and life skills. 

July 2012

USD $ 2,000

Sambodh Society

(Website)

Created by Swamy Bodhananda, this organization seeks to promote understanding of India's ancient spiritual heritage, through Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras and the Vedantic philosophy of Shankaracharya

June 2012

USD $ 50,000

Aim For Seva

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Sponsored the Nayani Fund Raiser tour of USA, and supported the Aim for Seva Fund Raising efforts.

AIM for Seva is an NGO working towards empowerment of the Tribal & Rural Children of India through education, healthcare and life skills.

May 2012

USD $ 2,000

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation

 (Website)

To protect, preserve, promote, and maintain Hindu culture, Hindu temples, mutts, peethams, endowments, Trusts and other institutions globally.

Febuary 2012

USD $ 2,000

Veda Pathshala in Tamil Nadu

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Contributions towards preserving Vedic teaching and cultural heritage

Febuary 2012

USD $ 20,000

Bharat Heritage Foundation

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

Continued service to the education of children in under-privileged communities in South India

December 2011

USD $ 8,000

Bharat Heritage Foundation

(Website)

Continued service to the education of children in under-privileged communities in South India

September 2011

USD $ 6,114

Venkatalakshmi Seva Sangam

August 2011

USD $ 3,000

Shri Tapan Kumar Ghosh

President, Hindu Samhati

(Website)

Hindu Samhati  Blog

August 2011

USD $ 3,000

Shri Rajiv Malhotra

(Website)

Mr. Rajiv Malhotra is an Indian American public intellectual and philanthropist. He works full-time with The Infinity Foundation, an NGO which he founded in 1995 with his own funds to foster harmony among the diverse cultures of the world.

August 2011

USD $ 3,000

Shri Kamal Kumar Swamy,

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation

(Website)

To protect, preserve, promote, and maintain Hindu culture, Hindu temples, mutts, peethams, endowments, Trusts and other institutions globally.

August 2011

USD $ 3,000

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

(Website)

Dr. Swamy is one of the most vocal supporters of Sanatana Dharma. While he plays many roles, one of his less known accountabilities is that he is the Head of the Legal Cell of the Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha. He is also the President of the Janata Party - formed originally in the 1970's to fight the elections against Indira Gandhi, after the Emergency. 

July 2011

USD $ 5,000

Waves (World Association of Vedic Sudies)

(Website)

(Vidya Daanam Initiative)

WAVES conference on Varna and Jati. This Conference was organized by WAVES in partnership with Sanatana Dharma Foundation, to examine the subject of Varna and Jati also called India's Caste system in considerable detail. Over forty Scholars presented papers at this conference. 

June 2011

USD $ 1,008

Sambodh Society

(Website)

Created by Swamy Bodhananda, this organization seeks to promote understanding of India's ancient spiritual heritage, through Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Yoga Sutras and the Vedantic philosophy of Shankaracharya

 May 2011

 USD $ 7,000

Bharath Heritage Foundation

(Website)

 Vidya Daanam Initiative

Continued service to the education of children in under-privileged communities in South India (especially Tamil Nadu)

April 2011

 USD $ 1,080

Bhutanese Refugees Assistance - Dallas and Fortworth area 

 Contribution made in support of Bhutanese Refugees Families in need of financial assistance

March 2011

USD $ 1,500

     Veda Patashala in Andhra Pradesh

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Contributions towards preserving Vedic teaching and cultural heritage

March 2011

USD $ 2062

Veda Patashala in Andhra Pradesh

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Contributions towards preserving Vedic teaching and cultural heritage

February 2011

USD $ 2,000 

 Global Hindu Heritage Foundation

(Website)

Contribution made towards the conduct of the Anti-Corruption Conference to be organized in New Delhi, April 2011 

November 2010

USD $ 2,000

Hindu Students Association, Dallas Chapter

( Web Site)

Donated on the occasion of their first annual fund raiser in Dallas

October 2010

USD $ 4,500

Lalgudi 80 Trust

( Website)

Donated on the occasion of Shri Lalgudi Jayaraman's 80th birthday - for the preservation of his musical heritage

September 2010

USD $ 7,000

Bharath Heritage Foundation

(Website)

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Continued service to the education of children in under-privileged communities in South India (especially Tamil Nadu)

August 2010

USD $ 3,000

Indic Studies Foundation

( Web Site)

Award along with the Hindu Dharma Rakshaka Kshatriya Award to Shri Kosla Vepa

August 2010

USD $ 3,000

Living Planet Foundation

( Web Site)

Award along with the Hindu Dharma Rakshaka Kshatriya Award to Smt Kusum Vyas

August 2010

USD $ 10,000

Arsha Vidya Gurukulam

(Website)

Donation made on the occasion of Swamy Dayananda Saraswati's 80th Birthday Celebrations at the Gurukulam in Saylorsburg

August 2010

USD $ 2,000

World Association of Vedic Sudies (WAVES)

(Waves Web Site)

Vidya Daanam Initiative

On the occasion of the WAVES conference in Trinidad and Tobago

August 2010

USD $ 2,251

Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple, in Andhra Pradesh

For special Kumbabhishekam function

June  2010

USD $ 2,000

Sanskrit Scholar

Smt. Sampada Savardekar

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Special award for Sampada's travel and presentation at the WAVES conference

May   2010

USD $2,500

Pakistan Hindu Empowerment Fund

(Hindu Heritage Ednowment Funds Web Site)

This contribution has been made to support Pakistani Hindus, in Pakistan as well as in India.

March 2010

USD $ 25,000

Aim for Seva

( Web Site)

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Donated on the occasion of the Shanti Fund Raiser Program, in Houston

January 2010

USD $ 8,000

Bharath Heritage Foundation

( Website)

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Continued support for Children's education through Sandhya Gurukulams

Reciept

November 2009

USD $ 50,000

Divya Jeevan Foundation

(FACT India Web Site)

SDF conducted a Fund Raiser exclusively for supporting the Chathrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History, proposed to be built by the French Author and Journalist - Francois Gautier

Reciept

September 2009

USD $ 2,000

Hindu Mandir Executive Conference, 2009

(HMEC Web Site)

Mandir Sangam Conference held in Washington DC

July 2009

USD $ 2,000

Veda Patashala in Andhra Pradesh

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Contributions towards preserving Vedic teaching and cultural heritage

July 2009

USD $ 2,000

Sri Viswajanani Parishat of Matusri Anasuya Devi

(Viswajanani Web Site)

Various Educational projects being run by the Trust

July 2009

USD $ 30,000

Aim for Seva

( Web Site)

Vidya Daanam Initiative

Contributions towards children's education - Chattralaya at Chikmagalur, Karnataka

June 2009

USD $ 1,000

Hindu Mandir Executive Conference

(HMEC Web Site)

Mandir Sangam Conference held in Detroit, MI

June 2009
USD $ 7,000

Bharath Heritage Foundation

( Website)

Vidya Daanam  Initiative

Contribution for Sandhya Gurukulam programs in Tamil Nadu

Reciept