Ranthambhore Foundation was established as a Non Governmental Non profit making society in1986 and it was registered in 1987. The founder members were Late Avininder Singh, Mr. Fateh singh Rathore, Mr. Valmik Thaper, Mr. John Singh, Mr. Ashok Advani, Mr. Tejbir Singh, Dr. Ullas Karanth, Ms. Malavika Singh, Mr. Bharat Kapur etc. At the moment the foundation has an executive with Mr. Bharat Kapur as Chairman, Mr P K Sen (Former Director Project Tiger, Government of India) as Executive Director, Dr R S Chundawat (Noted Tiger Biologist), Dr G S Rathore (Running the healthcare programme in Sawai Madhopur) and Mr Toby Sinclair (A prominent Wildlife Film maker).
The objective was:-
*To educate and create awareness among people all over India in general and around Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in particular regarding conservation of Tiger and its Eco-systerm.
* Provide infrastructural support to different tiger reserves like radio communication, four wheelers, two wheelers, uniforms etc. to improve management. Due to paucity of funds this programme is not operational now.