Dr. Dash Foundation is a charitable organization that has been in operation since last 30 years. Dr. S. K. Dash, the Chairman and the Founder focuses on education, health and welfare through philanthropy and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Helping others and giving to the have-nots means a lot to me.

Dr. S.K Dash
Chairman & Founder, Dr Dash Foundation
Chairman & Chancellor, Jagadguru Kripalu University (JKU)

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Dr. Dash has shared his expertise as adjunct Professor at both Minnesota State University and South Dakota State University. He established Dr. S. K. Dash Probiotic & Prebiotic Innovation Center for Excellence and Endowed Professorship at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar (India) and South Dakota State University (USA).

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Dr. Dash Foundation has been working for the betterment of health and wellness. The foundation has been contributing to make a real and lasting difference in people’s lives.

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Jagadguru Kripalu Chikitsalay

JKU Health and Wellness Clinic

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Dr. Dash Foundation encourages innovative ideas, through our Innovation Centers established at IIT-Bhubaneswar, India and South Dakota State University, USA, and also initiated the establishment of Biochemical Engineering at SDSU.

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Dr. Dash Foundation is involved in numerous social welfare activities across the United States and India. Dr. Dash is integral in establishment of several universities, hospitals, schools and orphanages for the needy around the world. He has adopted six High Schools, three Orphanages and one village in India and also helped in setting up Four Orissa-America Resource Centers in Odisha, India.

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Center for Youth & Social Development

Rotary Club Activities

Yuwa India

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In an increasingly intercultural and diverse global environment, Dr. Dash Foundation commits in promoting cultural activities through community involvement and in-turn makes a difference in the lives of those in need.

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So far we have helped



Hindu Temple of Minnesota (HSMN)

HSMN provides religious, spiritual, educational, social and cultural activities for all generations of the Minnesota community. As the largest Hindu temple in North America, HSMN has been serving over 50,000 community members and offers the unique benefit of providing a multitude of community resources and activities under one roof.

Courtesy – Hindu Temple of Minnesota

Honors & Awards

Recipient of Distinguished Non-resident Odia Award on Jan 6, 2017, from the then President of India Hon. Shri Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi.

Governor O’Malley of Maryland and Governor Dayton of Minnesota on Founder’s Day.