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Wadhwani Foundation

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Last profile update: 05/11/2016
Last grant data update: 04/22/2017

At A Glance

Wadhwani Foundation

(formerly Tekchand Foundation)

2475 Hanover St.

Palo Alto, CA United States 94304-1114

Telephone: 4153625990

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

770450893

BRIDGE Number

4727072012

Background

Established in 1997 in CA - Dr. Romesh Wadhwani founded Symphony Technology Group, a Private Equity firm. The Wadhwani Foundation’s mission is to accelerate economic development in India and other emerging economies by creating jobs and developing skills. Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for international affairs, particularly concerning India; funding also for the arts, education, and social services.