Thiru S S Rajagopalan, a retired School Headmaster, was a close associate of the founder, Padmashree S. Natarajan. Keenly interested in promoting the professional development of teachers particularly at the school level, on several occasions he has contributed generously to carry out different activities of the association.
Saraswati is a Professor of English retired from the University of Madras. She was the former Secretary of ELTAI and the former Editor of The Journal of English Language Teaching for more than a decade. She has donated Rs. 2,00,000/-
Uma Raman was an English teacher and head of school for many years and is now an education consultant dealing with English language curriculum planning, teacher training, and the creation of English language teaching materials. She has donated Rs. 2,00,000/-
5.00,000 has been donated by a benefactor from Chennai.