Project Nanhi Kali in USA

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Mahindra Foundation

Mahindra Foundation in USA was set up in 2007 as a Delaware Non-profit corporation. The objective of Mahindra Foundation, as stated in its Certificate of Incorporation, is as follows:

“The Corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific or educational purposes only. No part of its earnings shall inure to the benefit of any member or officer; nor shall any substantial part of its activities consist in carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation; nor shall the Board of Directors of the Corporation participate or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.”

The registered office of Mahindra Foundation in USA is at 1000 West Street, 17th floor, The Brandywine Building, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware – 19801. YCS&T are registered agents for the Foundation.

Mahindra Foundation is a Section 501 (c) (3) organization under the US Internal Revenue Code with Tax ID # 20-8105205. Therefore all donations to the organization are exempt from taxation.

Mahindra Foundation provides a platform to US residents to support the education of underprivileged girls in India through Project Nanhi Kali. Project Nanhi Kali is jointly managed by the K.C. Mahindra Education Trust and Naandi Foundation. ‘Nanhi Kali’ means ‘a little bud’ which aims to provide quality educational support to underprivileged girls from Grade 1 to 10.

For more information on Project Nanhi Kali Click Here

Annual Cost of sponsoring a Nanhi Kali

Currency Sponsorship of a girl child studying
in primary school (Grade I – V) for one year
Sponsorship of a girl child studying in
secondary school (Grade VI – X) for one year
USD $78 $84


To donate please click here:

Click here for list of credit cards accepted for online donation.

Mahindra Foundation is a Section 501 (c) (3) organization under the U.S Internal Revenue Code and all donations are therefore tax deductible.

All cheques and DDs to be drawn in favor of: Mahindra Foundation

Please send your cheques to:
The Mahindra Foundation USA
c/o Mr. Kulashekar Raghavan
10 S Almaden Blvd, Suite 600,
San Jose, CA 95113, USA.


  • Keshub Mahindra
  • Anand Mahindra
  • Bharat Doshi
  • Anupam Puri
  • Jack Goldstein
  • Yuthica Mahindra
  • Theresa Baden Britschgi
  • Rose Marie Martinez
  • Aalika Mahindra
  • Divya Mahindra

Office Bearers

  • Sheetal Mehta - President
  • Zhooben Bhiwandiwala - Secretary
  • Kulashekar Raghavan - Treasurer

K.C.Mahindra Education Trust

Kc Mahindra educational trust The K. C. Mahindra Education Trust was founded by the late Mr. K. C. Mahindra in the year 1953, with an objective of promoting literacy and higher learning in the country.

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Naandi Foundation

Nandi Foundation Naandi, in Sanskrit, means 'a new beginning'. It is one of the largest social sector organizations in India working to make poverty a thing of the past.

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