The Zikrullah and Javidukht Khadem Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to facilitating global prosperity through community facilitation, the use of appropriate technologies and the arts. Believing that no single organization can tackle present day challenges alone, the Foundation facilitates collaboration among organizations to address humanitarian issues related to prosperity and capacity development.

A list of current and past projects is included below. For more information, please contact us.


Current Projects:


T-Shirts with a Cause

The Foundation is promoting educational t-shirts under the brand NerdWear to collect money to support oppressed communities and advocate for justice.

4D Mentor Talks

Accomplished mentors giving inspiring talks for aspiring youth.


Past Projects:

Year of the Nightingale

Sponsorship of award-winning musician Luke Slott, in his “Year of the Nightingale”production in commemoration of the bi-centennial of the Birth of the Bab.

Leadership Matrix

Open-source, human-centric approach to developing behavioral competencies, orientations and core skills in conscious corporations.

The Silver City and the Mountain of God

Support for the creation of a series of cards to enhance the experience of children on pilgrimage.

National Day of Civic Hacking

Facilitation of civic hacking event in 2014 in collaboration with the Knight Foundation and SecondMuse.

Education Support

Volunteer support for the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education, providing higher education for Baha’is in Iran who are systematically persecuted and deprived of educational opportunities.

Project Badasht

 Sponsorship for Badasht arts project in Victoria, Canada and subsequent production of Badasht music CDs.

Media Archiving Project

Digital archiving and preservation of hundreds of talks from the library of Zikrullah and Javidukht Khadem.

Human Rights Program

License from US Office of Foreign Asset Control in response to the longstanding economic strangulation of the Bahá’í community of Iran to engage in humanitarian efforts in the arena of economic development in Iran.

World Peace Programme

A university-level program organized under the direction of Professor Suheil Bushrui from 2002-2007 aimed at increasing understanding of world affairs, deepening spiritual awareness, and helping discover pathways to peace. 

The Foundation was founded in 2002 and received 501(c)3 status in 2004.