Fund Allocation Projects - S.E.A.K:

Project S - SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS:

Green Mosque Design/Building – Partner with AYN Architect Studio (CVIC, Cleveland suburb); Lost Boys of Panijiar, Sudan, HIPL and other Green Building
Medical Relief – SAMS

Others:
Sustainable and Green Design Renovation -Allocating funds: Present: A Mosque in Solon, OH.

Use Art to raise funds to build schools, water wells, hospitals and libraries. Through partnerships.

Ramadan Food baskets and partnerships

Iftar for Human Dignity Drives and Serving Meals for the Homeless:
a) Blanket Relief Drive 2013: Providing blankets for the Syrian refugees. Partnered with Swasia(501c3) non profit organization in New Jersey

b) Meals for the Homeless Project 2011 and July 2012-an initiative by the Pi Foundation during Ramadan, with the Muslim Youth of Fort Wayne. Click here for more details.

Drive: Iftar for Human Dignity 2009 & Ramadan Blanket, Pillow, Towel Drive for the needy - Click here for more details.

Drive: Iftaar for Human Dignity 2008 - A Ramadhan Food Basket drive for the needy- Click here for more details.

ISNA Green Masjid Project Task Force Committee 2015- Founder of Pi Foundation part of Committee to make our Mosques in North America, Greener and sustainable.

 

Project E - EDUCATION: Pi Scholarships: 

A) Dr. Aijaz & Shahnaz Mirza Pi Scholarship. Click here for further Information

B) The UM International Travel Scholarship on Islamic Architecture, Islamic Art and Islam, by Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianpolis (IUPUI). Click here for further Information

C) Green Initiative by leaders, clergy, professionals, for their worship space in their community. Under Works!

 


Project A - ARTS Exhibts/Fundraisers to raise funds for Allocations - (Inner building of heArt with Islamic Spiritual Art)

*All proceeds from all Art commissions by the Art of the Pen and Inkpot in a Pi fundraiser is donated to the Pi Foundation.

Some Selected Projects - Pi FORUMs:

•Green Taste and Reflection in Ramadan, Silent Art Auction/Fundraising – Annual event

•Islamic Art Exhibits as a fundraising tool (ArtLink, AMHP, APPNA, ISNA, GiveLight, MAI, FortWayne Museum of Art, UEF, Muslim Voices, UPF & others )

•Publications - ISNA Horizon’s Magazine - July/Aug 2015 & Jan/Feb 2017
•Papers (Lilly School of Philanthropy)
•Supporting Community Development, Relief & Partnerships

Art as Therapy for Syrian refugee children: Partnering with SAMS--Syrian American Medical Association (http://sams-usa.net/ ) - Art as Therapy Project for children in Syrian refugee camps. *General Cost/month is $5,000/month for this project. For more information please contact umirza@pifdn.org, for an itemized list of Art as Therapy project.

An Artbook publication of the Art of the Pen and Inkpot. Funds donated from sale of Book and Art donated by penandinkpot for fundraising and silent Auctions to various Muslim centers, shelters and non profit foundations across the USA.

Pi Art Exhibit/Fundraiser 2008: ISNA Convention, Columbus OH - Successful Event!

g) Pi Art Exhibit/Art Fundraiser 2012: APPNA Convention 2012 in Washington DC: All proceeds of Art, published book, Art cards by penandinkpot, Uzma Mirza at the 2012 APPNA convention given to the Pi Foundation. A successful Event!

h) Pi Art Exhibit/Fundraiser 2014: At the CIC, Indianapolis, IN - Successful Event!

 

Project K - KNOWLEDGE: The Pi FORUMS, Pi Fundraisers, Speakers and Speaking Venues: 

Speaking Venue: The Pen and Inkpot Foundations work and pen and inkpot art at the World Bank in Washington DC. 2012

Academic Journal Publication: TBA 2017 - Symposium on Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society, Indianapolis, IN

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2017- a seventh glimpse. Click here for more details.

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2015- a sixth glimpse. Click here for more details.

Pi FORUM: Fundraiser 2014: Art Exhibit/Auction and Poetry Reading 2014: June 21, 2014. Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC) Indianapolis, IN--110 W. 42nd St. Indianapolis, IN 46208. (11am-6pm)

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2013- a fifth glimpse. Click here for more details.

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2012- a fourth glimpse. Click here for more details.

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2011-a third glimpse. Click here for more details.

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2010-a second glimpse.  Click here for more details.

Pi FORUM: Taste of Ramadan 2009-an unprecedented event in the state of Indiana, called a first glimpse.  Click here for more details.

In 2015: Trees gifted to each Islamic organization/Mosque in participation of the ISNA Green Ramadan Campaign.

In 2016: Supported 50,000 sqft for tree planting in the Rain Forest by the Arbor Day Foundation's, in participation of the ISNA Green Ramadan Campaign.