Masoomeen School awarded $10,000 by Alavi Foundation

March 2, 2012 The Alavi Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Masoomeen School of Islamic Education toward their school program and educational activities. The Alavi Foundation’s mission is to promote charitable and philanthropic causes through educational, religious and cultural programs. ***

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Razi School gets Weekend Persian School grant

March 29, 2012 Razi School of Woodside, New York, was awarded a $2,500 grant today toward their Weekend Persian School. The award was made specifically to support the school’s celebration of the Persian New Year. The Alavi Foundation is a private not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion and support of Islamic culture and Persian language,…

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Universal Muslim Association of America receives $10,000

April 24, 2012 The Universal Muslim Association of America has been granted $10,000 by the Alavi Foundation. The contribution is intended to support UMAA’s Annual Convention, which is attended by people of different faiths throughout the country. Interfaith dialogue as well as support for Islamic Organizations comprises two of the Foundation’s nine core programs. The…

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Alavi Foundation approves $24,000 for Harvard University program

July 12, 2012 The Alavi Foundation approved a $24,000 grant for Harvard University. The award would be used to support a tutoring program under the University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. The Alavi Foundation has been giving grants to colleges and universities since 1984. These grants were made in support of Shia studies, Iranian studies…

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Razi School to receive $400,000 contribution

July 13, 2012 The Alavi Foundation approved $400,000 to support Razi School’s educational programs. The School, located in Woodside, NY, provides full-time education to grades Pre K-12. The Alavi Foundation has been promoting projects for over 32 years by financially supporting charitable and philanthropic causes through educational, religious, and cultural programs. ***

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The Islamic Seminary receives Foundation support

August 8, 2012 The Islamic Seminary was granted $36,000 by the Alavi Foundation toward the Book Distribution Program. The contribution is intended for use in expenses such as postage and handling. The ever-increasing presence of Muslims in the West and in the United States in particular, has made the media, general public, academic institutions, and…

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From the Heart Productions gets $5,000

August 30, 2012 The Alavi Foundation has approved $5,000 to From the Heart Productions toward their new film “Achievers”. The Alavi Foundation initiated the Support for the Arts Program in 1984.  In the past, we have provided funds for many projects carried out by universities, museums and art exhibitions. The Support for the Arts Program…

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McGill University receives $30,000 from Alavi Foundation

September 7, 2012 McGill University has acknowledged receipt of $30,000 from the Alavi Foundation. In a letter to the Foundation, the University expressed their gratitude: “Your interest and support of the mission of McGill University – teaching, research and service to the community – are sincerely appreciated. Thank You.” The Alavi Foundation has been giving…

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Muslim Community School approved for $400,000 donation

September 12, 2012 The Alavi Foundation issued its first installment of $150,000 as part of a $400,000 donation to the Muslim Community School of Potomac, Maryland. The contribution and overall donation come after a previously approved budget plan submitted by the school for its expenses. In a letter to the MCS Interim Board of Directors,…

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Hartford Seminary gets $35,000 in Foundation support

September 28, 2012 The Alavi Foundation dispersed $35,000 today to the Hartford Seminary, located in Hartford, CT. The grant was made in an effort to support the courses of Dr. Mahmoud Ayub on Shia Islam. The Alavi Foundation encourages universities in North America to offer courses on Persian language, Iranian studies and the Islamic culture…

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