The Nepal Foundation is a philanthropic organization established to promote collaborations between citizens of the U.S. and Nepal.
To fund our current Basa Project, which relates to all of our other goals.
To increase awareness of people in the U.S. about Nepal and its cultural and social heritage.
To promote educational, social and cultural exchanges for better understanding and to work toward our other goals.
To encourage and facilitate the creation of partnerships between social, education, cultural, and environmental institutions in Nepal and in the US.
Convened staff from the Nepali Parks and Wildlife Department and the US National Park Service to collaborate on personnel training and the design of a Visitors’ Center in Sagarmatha Park, where Mt. Everest is located.
Organized trips to Nepal to increase understanding between people in the US and Nepal, to research potential avenues for assistance with a component of personal involvement.
Initiated an Artist-in-Residence Program, which enabled several young Nepali artists to spend time in the US working independently on their individual projects while learning about America.