PARSA’s New Grant Opportunities: Request for Proposals
Last year saw unprecedented activity on the part of Iranian nonprofits and social entrepreneurs. At PARSA Community Foundation, we have been thinking hard about how we can support these valiant efforts to develop civil society and encourage civic engagement in our adopted home, fight defamation and tell our own story, nurture emerging community leaders, create understanding and build bridges to other cultures, and promote and advance Persian arts.
We have decided to make larger grants and make them sooner than later. This will mean a spend down of PARSA CF’s endowment in the form of a big give, in the hopes that the programs we fund will make exponential and lasting impact on Iranian society and at large. So here is a call to action for all of the change makers and aspiring change makers out there: