About Neekoo

Neekoo Philanthropic Society is a registered not-for-profit organization established in 2012 by a group of Iranian-Canadian professionals in Vancouver, BC. Neekoo has no religious or political affiliation.

Neekoo provides educational grants to students in financial need through funds raised by sponsors and donors. Students who receive Neekoo’s educational grants are selected from a pool of applicants registered in Canadian colleges and universities – each applicant is interviewed by Neekoo Grant Review Committee.

Neekoo About

Our Vision

Neekoo Philanthropic Society began as an idea, a dream, a hope. Our vision in establishing Neekoo has been to organize an event once a year to bring our community together. We aim to provide financial support and mentorship to the younger generation, who need a helping hand, enabling them to pursue their passions and succeed in their dreams.

Neekoo, as the word means, is rooted in the vision:to provide goodness and guidance. Our vision for Neekoo is to create a new culture of giving and to teach the youth the ultimate gift of compassion, humanity and contribution. It is through these sorts of initiatives that we aim to continue to expand the circle of love and human kindness.

A group of proud Iranians joining forces to create unique exclusive events in order to raise funds to give back to our community, mainly by helping students through grants, so they can achieve their dreams and pursue their passions.

The primary goal of Neekoo is to provide educational grants to students who are struggling to afford an education and to help them pursue their passion and dreams. Neekoo is about an idea of helping to make a difference.

The secondary goal of Neekoo is to provide an opportunity for Iranian-Canadian professionals to collaborate and socialize in addition to providing mentorship and support to the younger generation. Neekoo is about reconnecting.


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