100% of the donations made to FASF are being directed to the fallen and disabled Armenian soldiers and their families.
Yes, We accept stock and mutual fund donations. Our brokerage account is held at First Republic Securities Company LLC (FRSC).
Friends of the Armenian Soldier and Family (FASF) has IRS 501(c)(3) charity tax-exempt status and all donations will be tax-deductible. Our EIN is 86-2191892.
Friends of the Armenian Soldier and Family (FASF) was founded by Adam Kablanian in February 2021 in response to the distressing humanitarian crisis affecting the soldiers and their families from the Nagorno-Karabakh war. FASF aims to create a continuous culture of giving for Armenian-Americans to support the needs of our veterans and their families back in Armenia.
FASF is working with great organizations based in Armenia, such as ZINAPAH that are supporting our fallen or disabled Armenian soldiers and their families. Visit our Grants page to learn more about other organizations we have partnered with and supported.
The Board of FASF is two veterans of the Armenian tech community: Adam Kablanian, and Patrick Sarkissian. All two board members have had a tremendous impact on Armenia’s economy in two key ways: (1) through entrepreneurial endeavors across various business opportunities spanning over 25 years, and (2) philanthropically through both contributions and organizationally. You can learn more in our About Us page. In addition to the founding Board members mentioned above, we have many volunteers who feel a similar level of passion for this important cause.
There are multiple ways one can donate to FASF. Access details here.
Our EIN is 86-2191892
Yes, To volunteer with FASF please send an email to email@example.com with the details on what activities you would like to be involved in and one of FASF team members will get back to you with appropriate information.
FASF has been founded in May of 2021. We promise a full transparency in our financials and will be publishing all the applicable documents on our website once the financial and tax year is complete.
Everyone is welcome to donate to the Armenian soldiers and thier families via FASF.
“Circle of Firneds” is a custom built feature on FASF website that allowes donors invite their friends to join their circle and make a donation. It is very easy to implement and consist of 4 simple steps:
1- Log in to FASF account,
2- Click on the “Copy the Link to the Clipboard” button, in order to share the invitation via various online media platforms,
3- Click on “Circle of Friends” button and fill in the emails of your friends that you want to invite to your Circle of Friends,
4- Visit your FASF account any time to edit, add, track the status of the “Circle of Friends” Invitation.
Note: Donors will be notified once their friends accept the invitation or complete the donation.
We are partnering with ZINAPAH (previously known as 1000plus)
ZINAPAH was created for the purpose of insuring and providing compensations to soldiers and families of soldiers who have been injured or deceased when defending the borders our motherland. We’re proud to lend our support to ZINAPAH and to other organizations that are supporting our fallen or disabled Armenian soldiers and their families.
FASF promises regular project updates, annual reports and financial summaries
Over $300 mln USD of financial support will be needed to the casualties of the 2016 and the 2020 Artsakh wars. Over the next 20 years veterans’ families will be in continuous need of support. The number constantly goes up due to the continuous casualties.
Armenian non-profit and non-government organizations are asked to complete a grant application and provide supplemental financial statements and marketing materials.
FASF then conducts phone and in-person interviews. The board then votes on the approval of the grant. FASF also visits the grant recipients’ office in Armenia and requests follow-up reports and financial statements. Access the standard grant application here.
Over the past two year period FASF has raised around $200 000 USD. Visit our Grants page to learn more about the organizations we supported.
Visit our sign-in page, enter your email address and click on “Forgot Password”. Then check your email inbox for a reset password link, click on the link and create a new password.
Sign in to your account and scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the “Cancel Donation” button. Click on the button and your monthly donation contribution will end. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and email address.
Yes! All donations are tax-deductible. At the end of the year, FASF will provide a letter that includes the total amount you have donated to our organization for your tax records.
If you plan to donate using a credit or debit card or direct bank deduction, you can donate online. You can choose either one-time-only or recurring donations or change your payment method.
You can use credit card or PayPal. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. You can also arrange for automatic donations from checking or savings accounts. And you can choose to pay monthly or make a one-time donation.
If you need to update your current credit or debit card or direct bank deduction information, you can easily do this by signing into your account, scroll to the payment information section and click on edit.
All monthly donors receive an annual statement reflecting the prior year’s total contributions. This statement is usually mailed in February.