Who are we?

REaD Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to promotion of research, education and social development in India. It has been registered in Bangalore, Karnataka, as a Public Charitable Trust in October 2002, and has received ‘tax-exempt’ status under section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Subsequently, REaD has been registered In the USA, as a sister, public charity and was granted 501(C)3 tax-exempt status in November, 2007.

REaD is working closely with other Foundations, charitable organizations, educational institutions in India and abroad to accomplish its objectives. It is a member of The Foundation Centre, NY, and has Memoranda of Understanding with American India Foundation, Asha for Education, and Baal Vikas   Foundation. It will continue to build collaborative relationships with more organizations having similar objectives.