K P Udayabhanu Foundation is established to encourage music and culture. It is formed by a group of music enthusiasts, the singer's close relatives and by people who adore him.
The objectives of the Foundation are:
- To promote the branch of light music by imparting proper training to young generations especially to the weaker sections of the society
- Establish K P Udayabhanu National Institute of Music in Thiruvananthapuram to promote teaching and research in all branches of music.
- Promote the preservation and propagation of folk art, indigenous music etc.
- Recognise the stalwarts of the field and institute awards.
- Establish a museum & archive.
- Start a training institute for sculpture, art, and visual media.
- Conduct musical events for ordinary people to enjoy music.
The Foundation accepts members from India and abroad. Membership fee is Rs 1000 & Rs 5000 respectively. The organization also requests all art promoters and supporters to contribute liberally to materialize the cherished aim of our country.
Members of the Trust: K P Udayabhanu (Chairman), Sivan (Film Maker -Vice Chairman),V K Mohan Joint Secretary, M Radhakrishnan (Singer – Treasurer), and Rajiv Udayabhanu (Tour Operator)
Trustees: Ravi Menon, A Prabhakaran, Santhosh Sivan, N V Ajith, Madhusoodanannair, ONV Rajive, N Aravindakshan, S Saraswati Amma, B Sudhakaran, Sarita Rajive, C Suresh Kumar, Sanjiv Sivan, G Venugopal, Nalini Damodaran