Our Foundation’s Story: Discover Our Journey and Mission
RMZ Foundation’s mission is to empower society, democratise art and support all communities with innovation, positive change, and sustainable solutions to social and economic challenges. Thereby shaping a resilient tomorrow.
We are dedicated to advancing the democratisation of art by infusing public spaces with artistic expression and fostering heightened cultural awareness. We aspire to curate sustainable, inclusive environments that exemplify a forward-thinking philosophy.
Our approach is fueled by innovation, inclusivity, and holistic development, with an aim to enrich lives and shape a brighter future for all.
About the Managing Trustee
Anu Menda is the Managing Trustee of RMZ Foundation (RMZF), where she leads initiatives at the intersection of Art, Resilient Communities, and Urban Innovation. Her overarching goal is to empower individuals, drive development, and contribute to the well-being of society.
Throughout her journey, Anu Menda has diligently established initiatives aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. These encompass diverse areas such as affordable housing, clean energy, regenerative architecture, and responsible sourcing, all underscored by a strong commitment to sustainability.
Her steadfast belief in art’s communicative and empowering power drives her efforts to bring art to public spaces, fostering meaningful dialogue and fortifying communities.
Under her visionary leadership, RMZF operates on a collaborative partnership model dedicated to sustainable and equitable development with a strong emphasis on urban innovation and social entrepreneurship. The foundation has profoundly impacted various areas including education, skill development, affordable housing, social consciousness, and urban innovation.
Beyond her role at RMZF, Anu Menda is actively associated with esteemed organizations like the Bangalore International Center, the Indian Foundation for Arts, the Crafts Council of Karnataka, and the World Crafts Council.
To actively contribute to the social and economic development of the communities in which we operate and, in doing so, build a better, sustainable way of life for a society where individuals are problem-solvers and future-thinkers who assist in human evolution for the higher good. RMZ Foundation was established to promote the wellbeing of humanity working at the intersection of three focus areas — Art, Resilient Communities and Urban Innovation Initiative on a global platform. Powered by imagination and the zeal to promote inclusivity, our purpose is to build a future of hope.
Our Journey So Far
RMZ Foundation Trust
with Stakeholders Partners/NGOS
and pilot study
community in Bangalore