The जीना Forever Foundation is a Trust that aims to provide financial aid to disadvantaged, aging musicians.

For the purposes of this objective, the Foundation defines nominees thus:

  • The nominee must be at least 60 years of age as of January 1st of the current calendar year.
  • The nominee must be a legal resident of India.
  • The nominee must have unquestionable evidence that he/she has made a living solely through performing/composing music for a considerable time.
  • The nominee must cite sufficient cause for being unable to continue with the said livelihood.
  • The nominee can claim roots in any genre of music.

Once a beneficiary is selected, the following will apply:

  • The fund will provide the beneficiary Rs. 5000/- every month commencing from the month immediately after his/her selection is announced.
  • This payment will be made only once a month.
  • This payment will be made in the mode of the beneficiary's preference: Cash/Cheque/DD/MO/Online transfer
  • The monthly payment shall continue until the beneficiary expires or the fund is liquidated, whichever is earlier.
  • There can be no provision for advances, remittances, increments, claims of interest or continuance of payment to the family.

The Foundation reserves the right to choose as many nominees in a single year as it wishes to, at its own discretion.

The Foundation reserves the right to terminate aid given to a beneficiary if the claims made by such beneficiary are proved to be false or baseless as per the criteria listed above, or the beneficiary ceases to need the aid or for any reason that the beneficiary ceases to meet the foundation's criteria to be a candidate for aid.

The decision of the Foundation in such cases will be absolute and final.

The Foundation reserves the right to amend the criteria and objectives listed above without notice.

If you are interested in applying for this aid or you know of anyone who is deserving of it, please do be prepared with the following information:

  • Name and Contact details of the nominee
  • Address Proof of the Nominee
  • Age Proof of the Nominee
  • Proof of work as a musician. This could be any or all of the following:
    • Testimonials or Letters of recommendation from Institutions where the Nominee carried out his/her work
    • Photographs, Recordings, Footage of performance, if applicable
    • A note from the Nominee or his/her next of kin stating why he/she is eligible

Donations can be made via Cheque or Demand Draft in favour of 'GINA FOREVER FOUNDATION' and posted to the address below:
Gina Forever Foundation,
405 Dheeraj Manor,
#24 Kensington Road,
Bangalore 560 008

For further details or clarifications write to us:

Telephone: +91-98452-44610 | +91-99805-43048