The Karabakh Foundation is proud to partner with several organizations and individuals with related missions. Partnerships include . . .

  • partner in the United Nations Global Compact
  • consulting member of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  • designated Valued Partner of GuideStar, the organization that provides information about U.S. non-profit organizations
Foundation staff and leaders serve as advisors, as follows:
  • provide cultural orientation to participants in university undergraduate and graduate programs focused on conflict resolution and international relations
  • brief U.S. and Azerbaijani participants in American Councils for International Education Youth Leadership with Azerbaijan exchange program
  • selected by GuideStar to serve as member of their Advisory Council

Consider applying to become a Karabakh Foundation Partner. Current partners include the following

  • Cultural Tourism DC-The Karabakh Foundation and Cultural Tourism DC are both focused on developing, delivering and celebrating the arts, culture, or heritage of Washington, D.C.. As part of their partnership, the Karabakh Foundation has been featured on the homepage.
  • Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution-The Karabakh Foundation and the Freer and Sackler Galleries entered into a partnership as co-sponsors of a concert performance by the new-music ensemble Continuum. The concert featured music by composers from Azerbaijan, Armenia, and the Republic of Georgia.
  • Global Diaspora Forum-The Global Diaspora Forum/U.S. State Department selected the Karabakh Foundation panel “Spotlight Diplomacy: We All Shine” as one of the Unconference sessions for the 2013 Global Diaspora Forum.
  • Institute of Manuscripts of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences-The Karabakh Foundation and the Institute of Manuscripts signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2012, which will facilitate archival sharing and research opportunities.
  • The U.S. Chess Center-Together, the Karabakh Foundation and the U.S. Chess Center celebrate the human value and the culture of chess, while emphasizing its traditional Azerbaijani role.
  • State Museum of Azerbaijani Carpet and Applied Folklore Art of Azerbaijan-The Karabakh Foundation and the State Museum of Azerbaijani Carpet and Applied Folklore Art of Azerbaijan in Baku entered into a partnership with intentions to share information and resources. This partnership is the first step towards greater co-operation between the two organizations and their respective communities in Azerbaijan and the United States.
  • Sewall-Belmont House & Museum-The Karabakh Foundation and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum are pursuing joint programming that emphasizes the history and achievements of Azerbaijani women.
  • Global Language Network-The Karabakh Foundation and the Global Language Network have teamed up to offer Azerbaijani language classes at the Foundation’s offices. The United States Department of State considers Azerbaijani to be a critical language.
  • Asia Heritage Foundation-The Karabakh Foundation and the Asia Heritage Foundation are partners in the upcoming National Asian Heritage Festival in May 2012. The Karabakh Foundation will screen “The Refugee: The Journey of Anar Usubov” at the West End Cinema alongside films from throughout Asia on 3 May 2012.
  • Icheri Sheher-the Administration of the Old City of Baku.-The Karabakh Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Icheri Sheher – the Administration of the Old City of Baku. Icheri Sheher is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Nizami Ganjavi International Center-The Nizami Ganjavi International Center raises awareness of Nizami Ganjavi’s great works and helps to return his masterpieces back to his homeland. The Center additionally serves as a depository of Nizami’s works andstrives to further develop the values embodied in his works through community engagement. The Karabakh Foundation has partnered with the Nizami Ganjavi International Center on projects such as the December 2012 Nizami Ganjavi: Legacy of a 12th-Century Poet from Azerbaijan, an original exhibition of rare miniatures and manuscripts in Washington, D.C.
  • Washington, D.C. Turkish Festival-Since 2003, the annual Turkish Festival has brought more than 25,000 Washingtonians together for an all day celebration of Turkish music, cuisine, handicrafts, and culture. The Foundation has presented interactive displays of Azerbaijani culture and Azerbaijani folk dance performances at the Festival since 2009.
  • TURKSOY-The Foundation has collaborated with TURKSOY, the international organization of Turkic culture, on several large scale concerts in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
  • GuideStar-The Karabakh Foundation is a Bronze-level GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating its commitment to transparency.
  • United Nations Global Compact




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