Celebrating, preserving and promoting Iran’s rich heritage.

Iran is acknowledged as the originator of the first universal charter on human rights and it represents one of the cornerstones of our heritage.

We are deeply saddened by the ongoing conflict in our homeland. We respect human rights of all people and understand the impact felt in Iran and across the world at the devastating events unfolding in Iran at this time.

We will, as we always have, continue to support our global Iranian community and nurture the heritage of our country as well as the importance of women within our culture.

Please note that, until further notice, the grants programme has been suspended.

For the past 30 years, the Iran Heritage Foundation has proudly supported Iranian culture, history and language, so both the Iranian community & the whole world can be enriched by them.

Iran is one of the oldest civilisations in the world, and it has a priceless wealth of knowledge, philosophies, science, art, traditions and skills gained over 5000 years. And it’s still evolving today.

The IHF’s partnerships, initiatives, events and contributions have deepened the world’s understanding and appreciation of Iran’s remarkable heritage.

We believe the wonder, beauty and lessons held within Iranian traditions are a uniquely relevant gift for everyone to enjoy. That’s why we welcome you to experience them with us, ready to share with our thriving community and to pass on to the next generation.

We are a non-political, non-religious UK registered Charity, and the funding we receive & provide gives vital support to education and events, so our vibrant culture can be lived and experienced by this generation, and many generations to come.

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October 13th to 16th 2022

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Areas we're proud to enhance and support


Preserving and promoting 5000 years of rich history.


Showcasing the arts, poetry, film & music, and celebrating our traditions together.


Funding and sharing resources to keep the Persian language read and spoken.