WHO WE ARE
Purpose of the Foundation
VI-SH Koranne Foundation is an IRS approved 501 (c) 3, California Public Benefit Corporation based in Elk Grove, CA, USA. Federal Tax ID 81-3318314. It was founded in May 2016 in the memory of the founder Heera Koranne Kulkarni’s parents, Vishnu Laxman Koranne & Shashikala Koranne. Vishnu Koranne spent his youth in the "Freedom Struggle" from the British. The founder wishes to carry his legacy through this non-profit foundation. Our aim is to Educate, Encourage & Empower by providing concerts, training sessions, lecture series, promote alternate therapies such as Yoga, Plant-based lifestyle & award grants to the needy in USA & India. We work diligently to bridge the gaps between cultures. We believe that communal harmony and peace is fostered by better exposure, understanding and appreciation of different cultures.
VI-SH Koranne Foundation Objectives Over-reaching goals are- Educate, Encourage & Empower the community
1. Present classes, workshops, consultation & concerts in Music of India (includes vocal music, instrumental music, & dance), Yoga &
Ayurveda to the community to preserve & promote our heritage through the traditional arts & alternate therapies.
2. Provide mentoring services & programs to youth through Youth Engagement for Success program or Y.E.S.
3. Award scholarships to deserving students in USA & India.
4. Run other charitable activities for the public good.