The  MINDS Foundation was founded in 2011 and is a registered non-profit in the U.S and India ( Registration No:103, Registered as a trust under Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act 2011). The MINDS Foundation works in rural areas surrounding the city of Vadodara in Gujarat, India. MINDS is committed to a grassroots approach to eliminate stigma and provide educational, medical, and moral support to patients with mental illness in rural India.