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Apply for a PARSA Community Foundation Grant!

PARSA Community Foundation is inviting nonprofits and student organizations to submit letters of inquiry for its 2008 Norooz grant cycle by December 13, 2007. Based on a positive review, applicants will be invited to submit full proposals, due on January 10, 2008.  PARSA CF is keen on identifying and supporting innovative change makers with effective business plans in the following areas:
  • Preservation and advancement of Persian arts and culture;
  • Development of leaders through education and awards; and
  • Nonprofit capacity building and civic engagement.

A few examples of our past grantees' focus areas include:

  • Documentaries and other artistic programs with potential for broad appeal, awards and/or commercial success;
  • Micro grants for student-run or University-based organizations;
  • Youth leadership camps; and
  • Successful nationwide voter registration drives.

We encourage grants seekers to begin the inquiry process well in advance of the due date; for more information, please visit:

To apply for a PARSA CF grant, we encourage organizations to first register themselves with our online non-profit directory, a process that takes only a few minutes:

For more information on the application process and the selection process, please visit The Foundation supports philanthropic initiatives that are sustainable, nationally scalable and reflect positively on the Persian community. PARSA CF is a nonpartisan, nonreligious public foundation, registered in the United States .
Please apply now!
Mariam Hosseini,
Grants Manager and Donor Services Coordinator

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