Iranian Studies Initiative Contributors

The contributions levels below represent the total commitment made by individuals and corporations to Farhang Foundation’s Iranian Studies Initiative at USC program. Click here to learn more.

Farhang Foundation wishes to recognize and thank these friends of Farhang for their generosity:

Phase III: Establishment of an Iranian Studies Major Program (Currently in progress)

Total Funds Required for Phase III: $1,500,000
Total Funds Raised & Committed to Date: $1,638,352

$250,000
  • Mark Amin
  • Bita Daryabari
  • Haleh Emrani & Ahmad Gramian
$100,000
  • Hamid & Fereshteh Shafipour
$50,000
  • Michael & Shirin Amin
  • David & Orna Delrahim
  • Morteza Ejabat
  • Mojgan & Bahram Jalali
  • Michael & Katy Saei
  • Andrew & Nazy Tavakoli
  • Ardie & Tania Tavangarian
$30,000
  • Sherwin & Goli Ameri
  • Farrok & Mahvash Yazdi
$25,000
  • Hormoz & Fariba Ameri
  • Akbar & Mandana Azad
  • Nazila Habibizad & Shahab S. Tehrani
  • Sharhzad & Hadi Morshed
  • Massoud & Partow Moshayedi
  • Ali & Anousheh Razi
  • Siavash & Samaneh Tahbazof
  • Atta & Elaheh Tarki
$20,000
  • Lotus Communication Coorporation (KIRN 670 AM)
$12000
  • Siavash Dejgosha
  • Mahta Emrani
$10,000
  • Pasha & Halé Behzadi
  • Dar & Haleh Gabbay
  • Shazad & Parisima Ghanbari
  • Mehraban & Taraneh Khajehnouri
  • Hassan & Fariba Kheradmandan
  • Michael & Nancy Mavadat
  • David & Mahnaz Newman
$7,500
  • Morteza & Sussan Sharifian
$5,000
  • Give By Cell
  • Khan Spire Family Foundation
  • Hooshang & Elaheh Semnani
  • Bita & Mina Shafipour
$2,500
  • Shireen & Sepehr Rafat
$2,000
  • Mehrdad & Shole Amanat
$1,000
  • Hassan & Shayesteh Behzadi
  • Edwin Hausman
  • Sandra Yadegar & Bahram Javaheri
  • Karim Mojtahedi
  • Joan Valanejad
up to $1,000
  • Michael Sabourian
  • Ardeshir & Roshan Nozari
  • The Parnian Kaboli 2002 Trust
  • Mahi & Ali Fakhari
  • Dan Crotty

Phase I & II: Establishment of Persian Language Classes and development of Iranian Studies Minor Program. (Completed)

Total Funds Raised for Phase I & II: $825,000

Ferdowsi Level: above $80,000
  • Dr. Haleh Emrani & Ahmad Gramian
Hafez Level: $40,000 - $79,999
  • Abdi & Nazy Tavakoli
Rumi Level: $20,000 - $39,999*
  • Dr. Nooshi Akavan
  • Dr. & Mrs. Mehrdad & Sholeh Amanat
  • Mark Amin
  • Akbar & Mandana Azad
  • Dr. Houshang Dadgostar
  • Bita Daryabari
  • David & Orna Delrahim
  • Mory Ejabat
  • Fasha & Fariba Mahjoor
  • Ron Mavaddat
  • Ali C. Razi
  • Katy & Michael Saei
  • Sussan & Morteza Sharifian
  • Dariush & Haydeh Shirmohammadi
  • Farrok & Mahvash Yazdi
Khayam Level: $10,000 - $19,999
  • Dr. Amir Aalam
  • Wisfe Aish
  • Hassan Kheradmandan
  • Tom Saberi
  • Ali Sadeghi
  • Homayoun Shorooghi
  • Taslimi Foundation
$2,000 - $9,999
  • Dr. Cyrous Adami
  • Hormoz & Fariba Ameri
  • Jamsheed & Goli Ameri
  • Drs. Reza & Ida Ghanian
  • Hamid & Manijeh Habib Agahi
  • Dr. Mehdi & Shahla Hemmat
  • Jalali Family Foundation
  • Akbar Jazayeri
  • Nasir Khatami
  • John & Nooshin Malakzad
  • Behrooz Meimand
  • Dr. Mani Morshed
  • Geroge & Marcella Pearson
  • Al Rafati
  • Sohrab & Fattaneh Salek
  • Kourosh & Maryam Sarbaz
  • Dr. Hooshang & Elaheh Semnani
  • Shahab & Nazila Tehrani
Below $1,999
  • Ali Amin
  • Shohreh Amin
  • Amir Ainechi
  • Dr. Mehrdad & Lida Ariani
  • Ali Azad
  • Firouzeh Banki
  • Shiva Delrahim
  • Jonathan & Mitra Evans
  • Natasha Fischer
  • Parichehr & Bijan Farhad
  • Dar Gabbay
  • Dr. Sara Gaspard
  • Parvin Kermani
  • Homa Khaefi
  • Nasser Matloob
  • Mehrdad & Farnaz Mavadat
  • Dr. Farin Mohammadi
  • Sharmineh O'Farill
  • John & Farifeh Parsa
  • Hamid & Rozita Roknian
  • Cyrus Sorooshian-Tafti
  • Azadeh Tadayon
  • Mr. & Mrs. Trapp
  • Amir Yazdi

*Commitments paid over a four year period.