Farhang Foundation

Farhang Foundation

Los Angeles, CA 90049
Tax ID26-1574533

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About this organization






Farhang Foundation is a member-supported non-religious, non-political and not-for-profit foundation established in 2008 to celebrate and promote Iranian art and culture for the benefit of the community at large. The Foundation supports a broad range of academic activities in Southern California by funding university and K-12 programs. The Foundation also supports diverse cultural programs such as the celebration of Nowruz and Shab-e Yalda, musical concerts, film festivals, culinary demonstrations, and much more. The Foundation also supports and sponsors significant programs and exhibitions related to Iran and Iranian art with established museums and cultural organizations.


Farhang Foundation Central: Promotion and celebration of Iranian cultural heritage by supporting and advocating for programs and lecture series by sponsoring art and cultural events to promote Iranian tradition and celebration of the new year, 'Nowruz', and by sponsoring musical and theatrical performances, plays, films and poetry reading in collaboration with the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The non-profit's mission, as described in the filing, is “To celebrate and promote iranian art and culture for the benefit of the community at large”.

When describing its duties, they were characterized as: “To celebrate and promote iranian art and culture for the benefit of the community at large”.

  • The non-profit has complied with legal regulations by reporting their state of operation as CA.
  • The filing shows that the non-profit's address as of 2020 is 3481 AIRPORT DRIVE SUITE 200, TORRANCE, CA, 90505.
  • As of 2020, the non-profit has reported a total of 3 employees on their form.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $507,183.
  • The organization has 13 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2007.
  • The organization pays $278,745 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $144,452 in fundraising expenses.

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