The Braj Foundation is a non-profit organization, established in December 2005 to restore and revitalize the environmental and cultural heritage of Braj Bhoomi (land of Braj)- the land of Shri Radha Krishna, which falls within the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur & Agra, most parts of which are lying in various stages of neglect for centuries despite its significant historical, cultural and tourism significance.
Initially established by leading industrialists from India & abroad, in a short span of 12 years the Foundation has achieved impressive targets of restoration and revitalisation across many sites in Braj Bhoomi. The Foundation, registered under the Indian Trust Act, is driven by and comprises of eminent personalities and professionals from different walks of life, all united with the single vision of restoring and revitalizing Braj Bhoomi.
The entire Braj region has a distinct and unique ecological, architectural and cultural heritage, which highlights the intertwined relationship between environment, people and the Supreme Lord. Therefore, its protection, restoration and revitalization should naturally follow, especially for the lovers of Indian culture.
The work done by Braj Foundation has attracted national and international appreciation at various forums, be in by governments, corporate or media. For the year 2016-17, 2014-15, 2012-13 and 2010-11, The Braj Foundation won UNESCO sponsored award as the best NGO for restoring ancient water bodies.
The Braj Foundation works through a combined strategy of collaborating with local communities, governments and local authorities as well as creating solutions using professional expertise, appropriate technology empowered by financial support from corporates, public sector, government and individuals.
The Braj Foundations works with a complete secular approach and ethos, which has been reflected in the fact that people from different religious backgrounds, including Muslims and Christians etc. work enthusiastically for achieving the objectives of the Foundation.