[[Image:Ramaniah Raja.jpg|thumb|left|110px|Ramaniah Raja, Managing Trustee <br>[[Sri Raja-Lakshmi Foundation]]]]
'''శ్రీ రాజా లక్ష్మీ ఫౌండేషన్''' is a Charitable Trust that promotes Arts, Sciences, Literature, Medicine, Journalism, Humanities and other intellectual pursuits and to honour distinguished persons in these fields. Established in [] in [[Chennai]] by P.V. Ramaniah Raja, a businessman, the Foundation instituted the '''Raja-Lakshmi Award.''' The Raja-Lakshmi Award carries a prize amount of Rs.1,00,000/-, a Citation and a Plaque. The Awardee also receives the Dr. K.V. Rao & Dr. Jyoti Rao Award of US $ 2000, in association with the Telugu Fine Arts Society ([http://tfas.net TFAS]), New Jersey, USA.
The Foundation also instituted awards such as the Raja-Lakshmi Literary Award (1987-1999) and "Recognise the Teacher" Award. Special awards have also been announced on a one-off basis. Presently the Awards being given are 'Raja-Lakshmi Award' and the 'Lakshmi-Raja Vaidika Puraskar'. '''Lakshmi-Raja Vaidika Puraskar''' was instituted in the year 1994 coinciding with the 60th birthday of Smt. Mahalakshmi Raja, founder trustee of the Foundation. The Award honours Vedic scholars, and consists of a Citation, a plaque and a cash prize of Rs.25,000/-.