Support Us

We have functioned for fifty years with the committed support of friends, family and a few like minded organizations. People have helped out in all kinds of ways, from generously giving their time and labour to books, funds and equipment.

We take this opportunity to thank all our friends and supporting donor organizations who have helped us grow over all these years.

Donations from India by cheque:
Munnarakkunnu Trust,
545, Banagiri Nagar, Banashankari III Stage,

Donations through NEFT or RTGS:
A/c Name: Munnarakkunnu Trust
Bank: Axis Bank; Branch: Banashankari
Account No: 1020101 00263856
IFSC: UTIB0000102
Address: 30th Main Rd, Bangalore-560085

Donate online from India:
Razorpay website.

Donations from outside India
Rainforest Concern
Account: 50793086
Sort code: 20-29-90
Bank: Barclays Bank Plc
Address: PO Box 159, 82-84 High Street, Epsom KT19 8BH
IBAN: GB21BARC20299050793086

Donate online at the Rainforest Concern Website
If you decide to donate through Rainforest Concern, please mention "Gurukula" or "Munnarakkunnu" in correspondence with cheques or under instructions/notes if making a direct bank transfer. Please ensure to specify the same beneficiary if you choose to donate by credit card. Please also email us at

Note on names:

Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary is the place, the vision and the community, and activities ensuing from these.

The Green Phoenix is the outreach aspect of the restoration initiative of the Sanctuary.

The School in the Forest includes all the educational work with children and youth at the Sanctuary.

Munnarakkunnu Trust (MKT) is registered under the Indian Trusts Act with permission to receive money from India under section 12 A and 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961 and from abroad under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). MKT is also registered for undertaking CSR activities.