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

    By Mitaksh Jain, Mumbai Mirror | Updated: Feb 3, 2018, 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 an illustrious alumnus, Ruyintan Mehta, who is based in the US. The scheme will be administered through the

  • 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, at time of press, with numbers still being tallied, the event had raised over $100,000 (₹ 63,88,250) . Indian American businessman Jag Kapoor has run

  • 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 were among the around 150 guests who attended the Foundation For Excellence’s (FFE) 11th annual gala on April 23, here in Manhattan at the prestigious