To promote philanthropic giving for creating academic and intellectual infrastructure for the systematic study of “Dharma”, its interpretation and application in modern contexts, in formal academic settings.
Promoting the systematic study of “Dharma’, distinguishing India’s unique civilizational insights in a modern day idiom and enabling its interpretation and application in the world
Ensuring that the systematic study of India and Indic Civilization is freed up from the rubric of “South Asian studies”, and enshrined in indigenous epistemological perspectives
Creating Visiting and Tenured Professorships, Endowed Academic Chairs, Fellowships, Scholarships, Centers and Academic institutions for the Study of Dharma
Establishing these centers of academic study within the institutions of higher education that are open to the vision of Dharma Civilization Foundation in the United States, Canada, India and beyond
Supporting and sponsoring research that examines the relevance of Dharma to contemporary concerns and globally significant issues
Establishing think tanks which develop position papers to aid the adoption of Dharma-centered policies towards the solution of challenges facing humanity