What donors should know

General Information

  • There are minimum administrative expenses associated with the operation of this fund, other than those directly related to fundraising, since most of the efforts are contributed by dedicated volunteers, most of whom are former students of Dr. Modjtahedi from Alborz High School, Sharif University of Technology (originally Arya-Mehr University of Technology), Tehran Polytechnic University (currently Amirkabir University of Technology), National University, and Shiraz University.
  • All loan committee members who are responsible for selecting fund recipients are recognized university professors in their field.
  • The fund has the support of the Modjtahedi family.  Bijan’s Modjtahedi's letter of support
  • All loans are free of interest charge.
  • The status of donations committed/collected, the total amounts of loans and grants extended, and other useful statistics will be posted annually on the web site.
  • No fund will be available to any relatives or business affiliates of the Dr. Modjtahedi Foundation, including relatives and business affiliates of board members, advisory board members, and loan committee members.
  • Donor names will be posted on the web site at the option of the donors.
  • All donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

Sponsorship categories

Donations of any amount are appreciated and help us achieve the Fund’s goals.  We have established some specific sponsorship categories, however, in order to specially thank donors of certain amounts, as reflected below.

Donate $1,000 and up

Silver Sponsors receive:

The option of dedicating the donation to a loved one.  The Dr. M. A. Modjtahedi Foundation will send a personalized tribute card to the honored person, or the family of a deceased loved one, notifying them of the dedication

Donate $5,000 and up

Gold Sponsors receive the above, plus:

Exquisite personalized Appreciation Plaque from the Dr. M. A. Modjtahedi Foundation memorializing the donation

Donate $15,000 and up

Platinum Sponsors receive the above, plus:

The option of selecting one  field of study to which the applicants can apply.

Donate $50,000 and up

Diamond Sponsors receive the above, plus:

An appreciation luncheon with fund recipient(s), hosted by the Dr. M. A. Modjtahedi Foundation.

Opportunity to address the audience on an appropriate topic at the event.

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