The MurthyNayak FOUNDATION (MNF) is an independent, nonprofit, non-governmental organization established by Sheela Murthy and Vasant Nayak, to locate and help with a range of projects in India and the United States.

In order to make the most effective use of MNF’s resources, grant making is focused and structured as follows. In general, MNF seeks to help with children’s and women’s health and educational needs, to support programs that assist immigrants, educate and advocate for immigration, and support disaster relief efforts. In India, MNF intends to further adult education and literacy, to support orphanages and old-age homes, and to offer education scholarships.