Akraya puts a special emphasis on giving back to our local Silicon Valley community as well as supporting organizations that help improve the lives of those in need. These are a few of the organizations we support with our time and financial resources.
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
SVLG is an organization advocating for adequate affordable housing, comprehensive regional transportation, a sustainable environment, and business and tax policies in Silicon Valley. As an active member, Akraya seeks to directly influence policy making and support economic health, equal opportunity, and a high quality of life in California.
Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America
ASTRA connects, convenes and communicates STEM policy and research findings across the U.S. STEM ecosystem. There goal is to improve the nation’s R&D, Innovation and STEM Talent capacity by increasing funding, understanding — and importantly, the “messaging” about the importance of the global innovation ecosystem.
The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women
IEEW empowers women to grow their businesses, pursue greater entrepreneurial ventures, and become more active public policy advocates. The Institute accomplishes this mission by focusing on education, mentorship, and coaching women in the US and abroad who are seeking to acquire entrepreneurial skills to help start and grow a business.
WRMSDC was founded on September 9, 1977, almost 10 years after the Civil Rights Movement that sparked national awareness about racial discrimination and segregation in the United States. Galvanized by the unequal treatment of minority-owned businesses, the Council began serving as advocates for impacted minority communities in Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii. Today, WRMSDC is one of 24 sister councils around the nation committed to furthering the growth and opportunities of minority businesses.
India Literacy Project
ILP is a US-based non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to spreading the cause of literacy in India. ILP acts as a catalyst for 100% literacy by forming meaningful partnerships with Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in India, who are working towards the goals of total literacy and the universal right to primary education.
Saranalayam Orphanage in India seeks to rehabilitate and reconstruct the life of children stranded on the streets. They offer hope and support through consistently fighting against all types of abuse, making sure that every child is protected and their rights safeguarded.