Persian School Finds Support From the Alavi Foundation

January 4, 2011 Payame Noor Institute, a Persian school based out of Olathe, Kansas, was awarded $7,000 from the Alavi Foundation today. In a letter to the school’s director, Foundation president Dr. Houshang Ahmadi recognized “the vital role that Persian schools play in the teaching of Persian language and imparting Iranian culture to the children…

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Alavi Foundation Contributes $25,000 toward the American Museum of Natural History.

April 3, 2009 The Alavi Foundation has issued a $25,000 grant to the American Museum of Natural History. The contribution was intended to support the upcoming exhibition on the Silk Road. President Ahmadi expressed his delight that the Alavi Foundation was able to make a contribution toward this project and that it would undoubtedly inform…

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SUNY Old Westbury Student Government Association Celebrates Nowrooz

April 3, 2009 The Alavi Foundation has granted $700 to the Student Government Association of SUNY Old Westbury. The contribution was made to help offset expenses of a joint program organized by the Persian Culture Club and the Student Government Association. The two organizations held a “Norouz Celebration” program at the University. In a letter…

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The Foundation Makes a Contribution to Eastern Mennonite University

July 29, 2009 The Alavi Foundation donated $2,983 toward Eastern Mennonite University today. The Foundation encourages universities in North America to offer courses on Persian language, Iranian studies and the Islamic culture. Alavi Foundation grants are instrumental in building the continuity and quality of such higher education programs. ***

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