Arjun Gupta

In 2001, Arjun Gupta started a foundation to support projects in education, medical research, performing arts, the environment and other community endeavors. The foundation has supported numerous projects in the United States, India and Africa.

Projects Funded to Date

American Immigration Law Foundation
The American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF) is dedicated to increasing public understanding of immigration law and policy and the value of immigration to American society; to promoting public service and excellence in the practice of immigration law; and to advancing fundamental fairness and due process under the law for immigrants.

American India Foundation
The American India Foundation (AIF) is a leading international development organization charged with the mission of accelerating social and economic change in India. AIF awards grants to education, livelihood, and public health projects in India - with emphases on elementary education, women?s empowerment, and HIV/AIDS, respectively.

Aspen Art Museum
The Aspen Art Museum is known internationally for presenting world-class exhibitions of contemporary art from around the globe. Stimulating year-round programming includes art talks and gallery tours by prominent artists and curators, artist studio and private collection tours, the Distinguished Artist in Residence Program, educational workshops, member art trips to international art centers, and entertaining special events.

Aspen Institute
The mission of the Aspen Institute is to foster enlightened leadership and open-minded dialogue. Through seminars, policy programs, conferences and leadership development initiatives, the Institute and its international partners seek to promote nonpartisan inquiry and an appreciation for timeless values.

Aspen Music Festival
The Aspen Music Festival and School is an internationally renowned classical music festival that presents world-class music in an intimate, small-town setting. It is also one of the world's premier training grounds for pre-professional musicians.

At The Crossroads
The mission of At The Crossroads is to reach out to homeless youth and young adults at their point of need, and work with them to build healthy and fulfilling lives. Its innovative model focuses on young people who do not access traditional services and are disconnected from any type of consistent support. At The Crossroads is located in San Francisco.

Best Buddies®
Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.

Breast Cancer 3-Day
The Breast Cancer 3-Day is a national series of three day, 60-mile walks dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement.

Bridge School
The Bridge School is an educational program dedicated to ensuring that children with severe speech and physical impairments achieve full participation in their communities through the use of augmentative & alternative means of communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) applications.

Center for International Security and Cooperation
The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) mission is to produce policy-relevant research on international security problems, to train the next generation of security specialists, and to influence policymaking in international security.

Champion Charities
Champion Charities is dedicated to helping children and families in need. Each year we provide support to a variety of exceptional organizations serving disadvantaged youth and families

Children’s Hospital Foundation
The Children’s Hospital Foundation (Courage Classic) The Children's Hospital—the Rocky Mountain region's only hospital that's 100 percent dedicated to caring for kids—create miracles for the thousands of children and families who seek our care each year. With more than 150 specialties, no one fits a kid like Children's. Children's is one of America's best hospitals for kids, ranked #4 by U.S. News & World Report.

CU Foundation
CU Foundation - As a valued and trusted partner, the University of Colorado Foundation generates the private support needed in perpetuity for CU to achieve international preeminence as a public research university. Our donors enable CU to reach its full potential to transform lives world-wide through education, research, clinical care and community service.

Child Relief and You
Child Relief and You America (CRY), a movement for the rights of every child in India and the USA, believes that all children are equal and have equal rights. It is a non-profit organization that works towards restoring to underprivileged children, especially Indian, their basic rights to - survival, participation, development and protection.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.

Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge
Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) provides the opportunity to run and raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Dana-Farber Cancer Research Center
Scientific research at Dana-Farber is devoted to discovering how cancer affects individuals, families, and entire communities - and how the disease can be treated and prevented.

Diocesan Office of Long Term Recovery
The humanitarian mission of the Diocesan Office of Long Term Recovery (DOLTR) is to work with parishes, donations, volunteers and funds to assist families and individuals in recovering from Hurricane Katrina, regardless of age, race or religious affiliation.

East Africa Foundation
The Africa Leadership Initiative is designed to encourage an emerging generation of African leaders to move "from success to significance" by investing their energies into the foremost challenges of their countries and times.

Educate the Children Foundation
Educate the Children Foundation improves the lives of children through education by providing books and equipment, furniture, computers, motivational speeches, and teacher training for the purpose of raising the achievement level of children who attend the nation's poorest schools.

Family Care Foundation
Family Care Foundation (FCF) provides humanitarian services in developing nations, makes grants, and provides training for grassroots organizations in the Third World, participating in a wide variety of community based initiatives.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is an independent, nonprofit biomedical-research institution. Together with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium is among 39 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers nationwide.

Friends of New Orleans
Friends of New Orleans is a private, non-profit, non-partisan, membership organization for people in the U.S. and abroad who care about the region. Our mission is to advocate for New Orleans and its surrounding parishes, inform people of those key issues that are shaping the national debate and decision making of the rebuilding effort, link individuals who want to help with the communities in the devastated areas and motivate people to take part in the rebuilding effort.

Gift of Life
Gift of Life is an Associate Donor Registry of the National Marrow Donor Program and a member of the worldwide registry Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide. Gift of Life facilitates transplants for patients around the world, and in Israel Gift of Life works closely with the registries at Hadassah University Hospital and Sheba Medical Center, both to recruit donors and transplant patients.

Global Fund for Women
The Global Fund for Women, an international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice, advocates for and defends women's human rights by making grants to support women's groups around the world.

GrassRoots TV
GrassRoots Community Television provides cable access, and reduces the barriers to access for local community members, organizations, and institutions whose message otherwise would have no access to cable television in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Himalayan Cataract
The Project (HCP) strives to eradicate preventable and curable blindness in the Himalaya through high-quality ophthalmic care, education, and establishment of a sustainable eye care infrastructure. Based in Asia at the Tilganga Eye Centre in Kathmandu, Nepal, the Project is empowering local physicians to alleviate the suffering caused by blindness through unique programs including skills-transfer education, cost-recovery, research, and the creation of a world-class network of eye care facilities.

India community Center
India community Center mission is to promote Indian culture and values by providing social, cultural, recreational and community programs, thereby uniting the Indian community, and raising awareness about Indian culture in the local community.

Indian School of Business
The Indian School of Business (ISB) evolved from a need for a globally top-ranked and distinctive business school in the Asian region dedicated to providing the best management education. The School is the dream of some of the best minds from the corporate and academic world. Their aspiration in creating the ISB is to establish an internationally top-ranked, research-driven, independent management institution that grooms future leaders for India and the world.

India Research and Scholarship Fund
Washington State University provides world-class education to a diverse student population of 23,000 statewide. Choose your major from 245 fields of study taught in a challenging, hands-on environment, enriched by cutting-edge research and graduate study opportunities

Leadership Public Schools
Leadership Public Schools ("LPS") is a non-profit charter school development organization founded in 2002 to serve diverse students throughout California with a network of outstanding charter high schools. LPS schools serve ethnically and economically diverse student bodies and are located in or near low-income neighborhoods.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services. The Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Make-A-Wish India
Power of a Wish® For children facing endless rounds of hospitals, painful treatment and medication a wish fulfillment gives back what the sickness takes away hope, strength and joy.A wish fulfillment makes a sick child believe that anything is possible – even the future. We fulfill our mission thanks to various individuals, organizations, and corporations that have supported our cause by volunteering, donating, sharing the Make-A-Wish Foundation® message and participating in the wish experience.

Mayo Foundation
Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of " the needs of the patient come first. " More than 2,500 physicians and scientists and 42,000 allied health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Collectively, the three locations treat more than half a million people each year.

National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship
The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship NFTE, which is also referred to as Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, helps young people from low-income communities build skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity. Since 1987, NFTE has reached over 186,000 young people, and currently has programs in 21 states and 13 countries outside the U.S. NFTE has more than 1,000 active Certified Entrepreneurship Teachers, and is continually improving its innovative entrepreneurship curriculum.

Peninsula Habitat for Humanity
Peninsula Habitat for Humanity is a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International that partners with families in need, along with community volunteers and donors, to build affordable ownership homes on the Peninsula. Our homes allow families working in service, manufacturing, retail and other sectors to live near their jobs in decent, safe, permanent homes. In 19 years, we have built more than 100 homes throughout San Mateo County. Currently we are building four homes in South San Francisco, and will begin another eight-home project in Redwood City in early 2008.

Providence Health Foundation
Providence Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for Providence Hospital, a member of Ascension Health providing health care to the people of the national capital area. The Foundation shares Providence Hospital's core mission: to serve all persons with joy, care and respect, giving special attention to persons who are poor and vulnerable.

Room to Read
Room to Read's mission is to provide every child with an opportunity to gain the lifelong gift of education by partnering with communities to build schools, libraries, computer and language labs in Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.

San Francisco Ballet
The mission of San Francisco Ballet is to share the joy of dance with its community and around the globe and to provide the highest caliber of dance training in its School.

Samaritan House
Samaritan House is a non-profit health and human services agency with over 30 years of experience in providing a broad range of services and resources to low-income residents in San Mateo County. Services include case management, clothing, medical care, food, shelter, employment assistance, and food and toys for the holidays. All services are provided free of charge to low-income families.

Stanford Graduate School of Business
The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) has an international reputation as a leader in management education. The curriculum is based on what Stanford considers to be the four critical components in a business education: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, and Global Awareness. Classroom methods include theoretical overview, discussion, case study, simulation, role playing, team projects, and independent study. Programs offered include: MBA Programs, Sloan Master's Program, Executive Education, and Doctoral Programs.

Stanford University
Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco in an unincorporated part of Santa Clara County. Adjacent to the city of Palo Alto, Stanford lies at the heart of the Silicon Valley, both geographically and historically. Situated on an expansive campus in suburban California, the University offers, in addition to its undergraduate college, schools of engineering, law, medicine, education, business, earth sciences, and humanities and sciences. Stanford hosts programs and a teaching hospital in addition to various community outreach and volunteer initiatives. Research is conducted in many areas, including anthropology, robotics, geophysics, and entomology.

Second Harvest Food Bank
America's Second Harvest-The Nation's Food Bank Network is the nation's largest cha ritable hunger-relief organization and secures and distributes nearly 2 billion pounds of donated food and grocery products annually. The America's Second Harvest Network supports approximately 50,000 local charitable agencies operating more than 94,000 programs including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, after-school programs, and Kids Cafes. Last year, the America's Second Harvest Network provided food assistance to more than 25 million low-income hungry people in the United States, including more than 9 million children and nearly 3 million seniors.

Teach For America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity.

Theater in the Park
Theater in the Park is one of the longest continuing festivals in downtown Denver and has established itself as one of Denver?s cultural summer highlights.Theater in the Park is committed to presenting each summer, high quality, family-oriented and ethnically-diverse professional theater productions to the entire metropolitan Denver and Front Range community free of charge.

Washington State University
Washington State University provides world-class education to a diverse student population of 23,000 statewide. Choose your major from over 250 fields of study taught in a challenging, hands-on environment, enriched by cutting-edge research and graduate study opportunities.

WildiZe Foundation
WildiZe Foundation is a Colorado organization dedicated to sustainable protection and conservation efforts with respect to Earth's diminishing wildlife, habitats, and indigenous cultures of Africa, and toincreasing awareness, education and the exchange of ideas toward community and grass-roots based conservation endeavors. We accomplish our mission and goals by linking with like minded people and organizations around the globe, to further partnerships towards a healthier Earth and her communities.