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Foundation for Iranian Studies, Inc.

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Last profile update: 05/29/2016

At A Glance

Foundation for Iranian Studies, Inc.

4343 Montgomery Ave., Ste. 200

Bethesda, MD United States 20814

URL: www.fis-iran.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Politics

EIN

521238791

BRIDGE Number

2103007312

Background

Established in 1987 in MD - Founded by Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, the twin sister of the last Shah of Iran. Princess Ashraf was a strong supporter of women's rights in Iran and the world during her brother's reign. In 1975, she was heavily involved with the International Women's Year, addressing the United Nations.

Purpose and Activities

Giving for educational and research institution to preserve, study, and transmit Iran's cultural heritage; to study contemporary issues in Iranian government and society; and to point to the probable social, economic, political, and military directions Iran might take in the 21st century.