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An invaluable contribution towards education by two American-Indians | Anjuli Bhargava | New Delhi

An initiative to fund the education of bright Indian youngsters undertaken by two Indian-Americans has now acquired a momentum of its own he foundation has since financed the studies of 9,000 engineers and close to 2,500 doctors, through over 20,000 scholarships over the last few years. In 2019-20 alone, a total of 6,384 scholarships were …

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Giving through education | Jayanthi Madhukar | Bangalore Mirror Bureau

Prabhu Goel uses his fortune to help bright scholars get a college education and transform their lives. Now this circle is growing bigger. Last year, at a Foundation For Education (FFE) gala dinner in the US, the man behind the EtherNet multiport network switch, Vinod Bhardwaj, stood in front of an audience. Having earned his …

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Bengaluru-based NGO supports 18,500 students globally for higher education | Akhila Damodaran | Express News Service

Shrilakshmi Bhat, daughter of a farmer in Udupi, was finding it difficult to fund her education. Although Shrilakshmi’s parents have only completed their primary education, they guided and provided her with her education. She secured 97.6 per cent in her class 10 and 96.6 per cent in her class 12 board exams. She secured a …

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The Circle of Giving | Harshini Vakkalanka | Express News Service

The idea behind the FFE scholarships is that students will graduate, get their jobs, and take care of their families to bring about a transformation What makes an immunologist working on vaccine trials want to become a volunteer for awarding merit-cum-means scholarships? “The kind of satisfaction you get is unparalleled, I can’t imagine going back …

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Giving poor, bright students manna of scholarship, mentoring | Ralph Alex Arakal | Deccan Chronicle

The Goels struck upon the idea of launching an NGO after they sold their first company Securing a medical or an engineering seat in a reputed college is a dream come true for lakhs of students in the country. But for many, it only remains a dream as they are unable to join these professional …

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Foundation For Excellence – Wins Two National Awards

At the 9th Annual Spirit of Humanity Awards, FFE was a REGIONAL WINNER for Social Impact. This was awarded by Americares at a national event held on 17th September, 2018 in Mumbai. The Spirit of Humanity is a national platform that recognizes organizations in the social sector for their outstanding contribution to the underpriviledged community. On Sept. 24, 2018, at the 5th …

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Foundation For Excellence raises $175,000 (₹ 1,11,79,437.50) at annual gala in New York | Mitaksh Jain | Mumbai Mirror

Dr. Sudhir Parikh, publisher of Desi Talk and recipient of India’s Padma Shri award; Anand Kumar, founder, Super 30 initiative; Prabhu Goel, founder and trustee, FFE; and Venk Shukla, founding president FFE, at the annual gala hosted by the Foundation For Excellence at The Pierre, April 23. NEW YORK Entrepreneurs, investment bankers and retired executives …

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Annual Bonfare Markets Charitable Golf Tournament Raises More Than $100K (₹ 63,88,250) | Mitaksh Jain | Mumbai Mirror

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Bonfare Markets Charitable Foundation held its 29th Annual Golf Tournament and Auction Aug. 3 at the Silver Creek Valley Country Club here, raising funds for a trio of beneficiaries. Two years ago, the event raised $140,000 (₹ 89,43,550). A year ago, the funds raised reached $150,000 (₹ 95,82,375). This year, …

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IIT-B Alumni Association Offers New Scholarship to Support Needy Students | Mitaksh Jain | Mumbai Mirror

The IIT-Bombay Alumni Association has started a new scholarship for students from economically weaker backgrounds who want to study at the elite institute but cannot afford its fees. The association will run the Erach & Meheroo Mehta Memorial-FFE Scholarship in partnership with Foundation For Excellence (FFE) from a corpus of Rs 1.27 crore provided by …

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