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Make a contribution and help elevate and advance India’s rich artistic and cultural heritage and enrich and enliven families and communities around the globe through dance and music. Contributions can be directed towards Leela’s annual operating fund, its artistic and educational programs or its endowment. Individuals have the option of making a one-time donation or supporting the organization through a recurring monthly or annual gift. To make a contribution now, click below.
 

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The Leela Institute would like to thank those individuals that have provided the organization with the support necessary to advance its mission and programs. The following lists provide a comprehensive list of Leela’s donors as well a specific list of those individuals that have contributed to The Leela Endowment.
 

Individual Donors

FOUNDER’S CIRCLE ($50K AND UP)

Anonymous
Gita and Subramaniam Janakiraman
Shaila and Dinesh Mehta
Meera and Jasvant Modi
Bina and Yogesh Nivas
Dr. Irma and Dr. Ushakant Thakkar

PATRONS ($25K TO $49,999)

Preetha and Hari Nair
Rachna Nivas and Prakash Janakiraman
Ann and Lesley Pam Petersen

LEADERS ($10K TO $24,999)

Uma and Avadhesh Agarwal
Anonymous
Poonam and Prabhu Goel
Mary and Dr. Clemens Lee
Palayam Foundation
Jyotsna and Sharad Patel
Leah and Dr. Gary Schoolnik
Rika and Manu Shah
Nalini and Uka Solanki

ADVOCATES ($5K TO $9,999)

Neelima and Milind Bhat
Gita and Mukesh Desai
Pratima and Navin Doshi
Robyn Friend and Dr. Neil Siegel
Meena and Jitu Mehta
Chandrika and Sumant Patel
Aruna and Dinker Shah
Vinita and Amar Singh
Usha and Sudesh Sood
Rita Singhal and Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli

AMBASSADORS ($2,500 TO $4,999)

Bindu and Kumar Koneru
Bala and R. Krishnamurthy
Madhu and Babu Mehta
Seema and Amit Patel
Dr. Ruchi Mathur and Dr. Mark Pimentel
Indira and Yalamanchilli Rao
Shelly Mahendra and Lakshman Rao
Kinna and Dr. Nitin Shah
Hetal and Kunal Sharma
Kusum and Harkishan Vasa

SUPPORTERS ($1,000 TO $2,499)

Ronda Berkeley and Mel Green
Chhandam Youth Dance Company
Rajani Dinavahi and Mr. Abizer Gaslightwala
Minal and Neil Doshi
Shobhana Gandhi
Seema Kantak and Shreeraj Karulkar
Reena Kapoor and Anurag Wadehra
Valerie Kaur and Sharat Raju
Shobha and Nitin Mehta
Seema Mehta
Sanjay and Kanan Panchal
Gordhan and Saroj Patel
Pravin Patel
Aruna and Manohar Shinde
Raminder and Harpreet Singh
Keerthy Sundar
Sonal and Govind Vagashia

FRIENDS ($100 TO $999)

Ritu Alvares
Shobha Sudhir Banker
Purnima Mundal and Arun Bharat
Swati and Vijay Bhatt
Sunita and Mahesh Bhuta
Shaila and Vijay Chauhan
Madhu Vijay Chheda
Hima Chintalapati
Anna Cross
Ria DasGupta
Hemali and Dr. Ravi Dave
Nilima Dave
Preeti and Nalin Desai
Mandy Fazeli and Rashid Razavi
Tara and Daniel Goleman
Deepa Gupta
Nootan and Arvind Halani
Divya Jain
Neha Jain
Yogita and Ishwar Jasuja
Seema and Kiran Kamat

FRIENDS ($100 TO $999)

Anjana and Vikram Kamdar
Tarala and Pravin Kapadia
Kumud and Suren Kapadia
Erica and Sathvik Krishnamurthy
Pratibha Singhal Kumar
Agnes Lee
Elena and Victor Magno
Leepi Shimkhada and Ravi Mahalingam
Bharathi and Kanaiya Mahendra
Roopa Maniar
Santrupti Margad
Vandana and Kaushik Master
Maya and Hem Mathur
Purnima Mehta-Taylor
Geeta and Anil Mehta
Nila and Arvind Mehta
Mitali and Hitesh Mehta
Rama and Jayant Mehta
Lavina Mehta and Sathiyan Kutty
Sheila and Kishore Naik

FRIENDS ($100 TO $999)

Koji Oka
Choudhary Patel
Sharda and Mahesh Patel
Mitula and Raj Patel
Shriya and Prisha Patel
Purnima and Jyoti Prakash
Chhaya and Jairaj Samtani
Vandana and Bhanu Sardesai
Joel Schoolnik
Tara and Nirmal Sethia
Tiffany and Amit Shah
Farah Yasmeen and Salim Shaikh
Suraj Shantakumar
Bhavya Singh
Evanthia Spanos
Cheryl Templeton
Durga and Raghu Toppur
Sonali Toppur
Padma and H.P. Trivedi
Surekha Vashi

 
 

Endowment Donors

FOUNDER’S CIRCLE ($50K AND UP)

Anonymous
Gita and Subramaniam Janakiraman
Shaila and Dinesh Mehta
Meera and Jasvant Modi
Bina and Yogesh Nivas
Dr. Irma and Dr. Ushakant Thakkar

PATRONS ($25K TO $49,999)

Preetha and Hari Nair
Rachna Nivas and Prakash Janakiraman

LEADERS ($10K TO $24,999)

Uma and Avadhesh Agarwal
Anonymous
Poonam and Prabhu Goel
Mary and Dr. Clemens Lee
Palayam Foundation
Jyotsna and Sharad Patel
Leah and Dr. Gary Schoolnik
Nalini and Uka Solanki

ADVOCATES ($5K TO $9,999)

Neelima and Milind Bhat
Pratima and Navin Doshi
Robyn Friend and Dr. Neil Siegel
Vinita and Amar Singh

AMBASSADORS ($2,500 TO $4,999)

Bindu and Kumar Koneru
Bala and R. Krishnamurthy
Madhu and Babu Mehta
Meena and Jitu Mehta
Chandrika and Sumant Patel
Seema and Amit Patel
Dr. Ruchi Mathur and Dr. Mark Pimentel
Indira and Yalamanchilli Rao
Kinna and Dr. Nitin Shah
Aruna and Dinker Shah
Kusum and Harkishan Vasa
Rita Singhal and Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli

SUPPORTERS ($1,000 TO $2,499)

Ronda Berkeley and Mel Green
Chhandam Youth Dance Company
Rajani Dinavahi and Mr. Abizer Gaslightwala
Minal and Neil Doshi
Shobhana Gandhi
Seema Kantak and Shreeraj Karulkar
Reena Kapoor and Anurag Wadehra
Valerie Kaur and Sharat Raju
Shobha and Nitin Mehta
Sanjay and Kanan Panchal
Hetal and Kunal Sharma
Raminder and Harpreet Singh

FRIENDS ($100 TO $999)

Shobha Sudhir Banker
Swati and Vijay Bhatt
Shaila and Vijay Chauhan
Hima Chintalapati
Gita and Mukesh Desai
Mandy Fazeli and Rashid Razavi
Deepa Gupta
Nootan and Arvind Halani
Divya Jain
Yogita and Ishwar Jasuja
Seema and Kiran Kamat
Anjana and Vikram Kamdar
Tarala and Pravin Kapadia
Kumud and Suren Kapadia
Erica and Sathvik Krishnamurthy

FRIENDS ($100 TO $999)

Pratibha Singhal Kumar
Leepi Shimkhada and Ravi Mahalingam
Bharathi and Kanaiya Mahendra
Vandana and Kaushik Master
Purnima Mehta-Taylor
Geeta and Anil Mehta
Nila and Arvind Mehta
Mitali and Hitesh Mehta
Rama and Jayant Mehta
Lavina Mehta and Sathiyan Kutty
Sheila and Kishore Naik
Koji Oka
Choudhary Patel

FRIENDS ($100 TO $999)

Sharda and Mahesh Patel
Mitula and Raj Patel
Shriya and Prisha Patel
Purnima and Jyoti Prakash
Chhaya and Jairaj Samtani
Vandana and Bhanu Sardesai
Tara and Nirmal Sethia
Aruna and Manohar Shinde
Evanthia Spanos
Cheryl Templeton
Durga and Raghu Toppur
Padma and H.P. Trivedi
Sonal and Govind Vagashia
Surekha Vashi