Alavi Foundation donates $100,000 to Child Foundation

October 1, 2012 The Alavi Foundation donated $100,000 today to the Child Foundation of Portland, Oregon. The contribution was made in an effort to provide humanitarian aid to the earthquake victims of Iran. This donation in particular would be used to support construction of a school and health clinic. The Alavi Foundation initiated the Disaster…

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Alavi Foundation funds new Playground

October 1, 2012 The Alavi Foundation donated $50,000 today to the Muslim Community School of Potomac, Maryland, for construction of a new playground. The project would serve to provide more services to a robust community. The Foundation recognizes that such local centers are vital in providing cultural and religious services to the respected communities. ***

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Al-Khoei Benevolent Foundation gets $25,000 grant

November 6, 2012 The Alavi Foundation dispersed a $25,000 grant today to the Al-Khoei Benevolent Foundation. The Al-Khoei Benevolent Foundation accounts for perhaps one of the largest Islamic Centers in New York. The Financial Aid Program for helping Islamic Organizations was initiated in 1986. Alavi Foundation has helped over 36 Islamic centers and continues to…

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Razi School contribution completed

November 7, 2012 Razi School was awarded the final installment of $150,000 today of the total $400,000 grant they had been approved for earlier this year by the Alavi Foundation. In a letter to the Razi School Principal, Alavi Foundation President, Dr. Houshang Ahmadi, wished the school success in their endeavors. ***

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Payame Noor Institute awarded $6,000 grant

November 8, 2012 Payame Noor Institute was awarded a $6,000 grant today by the Alavi Foundation. The contribution is intended to support the Persian school expenses of 2012 to 2013. The United States is the home of the second largest Persian-speaking community outside of Iran. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the Iranian- American population…

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Razi School gets $8,000 Persian School grant

November 9, 2012 Razi School of Woodside, New York, was awarded an $8,000 grant today toward their Weekend Persian School. The award was made specifically to support the school’s expenses for the 2012 to 2013 academic year. The Alavi Foundation is a private not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion and support of Islamic culture and…

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Alavi Foundation completes donation to Muslim Community School

November 13, 2012 The Alavi Foundation issued its final installment of $200,000 today to the Muslim Community School of Potomac, Maryland. The donation completes the total $400,000 approved for the School by the Foundation earlier this year. Support for Colleges and Universities as well as Islamic Organizations comprise of two of the nine core programs…

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American Red Cross receives $100,000 grant for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

January 10, 2013 The Alavi Foundation issued a grant for $100,000 earlier this week to the American Red Cross for its relief efforts directed toward victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. The 2012 storm caused substantial damage and power outages throughout the tri-state area, affecting millions of Americans. In a letter…

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Alavi Foundation contributes to more than a dozen organizations for Nowrouz

April 5, 2013 As part of several of the Foundation’s core programs, including support for Persian Schools, Colleges and Universities, and Support for the Arts, the Alavi Foundation has contributed a total of $34,800 to 13 separate organizations to facilitate and promote the celebration of Nowrouz, the Persian New Year. Recipients of these contributions were…

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